If you’ve been waiting to get your hands on a Nexus 4 but have been frustrated by near-immediate sellouts and lack of supply on Google Play, we have some good news for you. LG has sent through a press release stating that the Nexus 4 will be available through Harvey Norman stores on the 1st of February, both outright and with Optus plans. Pre-orders are available now for stock available on the 1st.
Notably, Harvey Norman will only be selling the 16GB version of the Nexus 4, at an outright price of $496, a premium of almost $100 over the listed price on Google Play. On-contract prices with Optus haven’t been announced, but will be available on the Harvey …
Ladies & gentlemen, it’s finally here. ASUS have finally unleashed the marvellous PadFone onto our shores. While we haven’t been able to have a hands-on with the device as of yet, we are incredibly enthusiastic about the overall concept.
ASUS has today announced that the PadFone will being sold in Australia beginning on August 14th. Harvey Norman appears to be the retailer of choice, with the PadFone going for $999 outright. That is, for the phone, tablet dock and Bluetooth stylus as a package. The keyboard dock will apparently not be included for this already hefty price. Yes, you are receiving a phone and tablet, but the lack of the keyboard dock in the package is quite a disappointing one….
Sony Mobile Australia has today officially announced that the Xperia Sola will be available in Australia. As the title suggests, it will be retailed exclusively at Harvey Norman stores for $486.
We wrote up just one week ago that Harvey Norman had put the page up for the Xperia Sola, however, we were unaware of the exclusivity the retailer held. While this is a somewhat strange method of releasing a much-anticipated Android device to the Australian market, users who are intrigued by its Floating Touch technology will finally be able to purchase it from an Australian retailer. On the positive side, we can be happy that it looks like there will be no telco bloatware stacked into the Sola.