By Stephen Schenck | May 31, 2013 1:07 PM
After months and months of waiting, we finally heard LG announce the white edition of the Nexus 4 earlier this week. We learned that sales would begin in Asia, and we’d slowly see its availability grow over the next few weeks. For Android fans in the States, at least, we’ve been wondering when that might mean we’d see the white Nexus 4 join its black sibling in the Google Play Store. As it turns out, that day is today, and Google’s sweetening the deal with a free accessory.
The 16GB and 8GB white Nexus 4s are now available for purchase through Google’s online storefront, currently shipping in one to two business days. At about $350 and $300 respectively, prices are solidly in line with the black version.
A Nexus 4 bumper usually sells for an extra $20 (and given how fragile the phone can be, it’s a smart buy), but perhaps to welcome the white Nexus 4, Google is now including a free bumper with purchase. That applies to the black Nexus 4 as well, and whichever model you choose, the bumper will match the phone.
T-Mobile also adds the white Nexus 4 to its offerings, but there you’ll pay $430 for the 16GB model. If the phone isn’t yet available in your market, you can always get the white Nexus 4 shipped to you from the US, coming from a retailer like Negri Electronics – it has the 16GB version for $440.