Google's Nexus 7 tablet has "sold out" across the UK, according to one major retailer.
As customers who bought the tablet via Google's Play store continue to report delays in delivery, with some who pre-ordered the device still having received no shipping information, the Nexus 7 is also increasingly sparse on the ground in stores.
Currys PC World Stores are telling customers asking for stock information that virtually none of their UK shops have the device:
@pgrinstead / its because they have sold out now pretty much everywhere, there are only a few stores across the UK with stock - Paul
-- Currys & PC World (@CurrysPCWorldUK) July 20, 2012
The Nexus 7 has won plaudits from reviewers for its relatively high quality screen, build quality and Android 4.1 Jelly Bean software despite its bargain price of £159 for the 8GB version.
Google has reported "incredible" demand, and now it appears retailers are also struggling to cope.
It all points to the Nexus 7 representing the first serious challenge to the iPad's dominance in the tablet market.
Have you bought a Nexus 7 in a UK store? Let us know in the comments.
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