The Nexus 5 is now available for pre-order on eBay. One seller, named yoshio_221, is very positive the phone will launch and he’s now offering the Nexus 5 for $650.00.
Nexus 5 pre-order
His listing read as the following, “This is a pre-order for the brand new Nexus 5! The reason why I am doing this is because the phone will most likely not be available in most regions across the globe, so I am offering my time and effort to get the phone to you as fast as possible, so you don’t have to wait weeks or months to get it. Be the first. The 16gb version is also available, just find my other listing! Will ship out as soon as I receive it, across the world. Buyer is responsible for all taxes and fees. I know nothing about the official specifications, but if you are looking at this listing you probably have been reading the rumors already. Thanks for looking!”
Unfortunately, the listing for the 16GB version has already ended. But the real question here is if this offer was legitimate. The user yoshio_221 has a 100 percent positive user feedback, plus he managed to sell the 16GB version of the Nexus 5 to people.
There are still four 32GB versions left.
Chris Chavez on Nexus 5 online purchase
Chris Chavez for Phandroid doesn’t think it’s a good idea to purchase the phone online before it’s actually available. He thinks it’s an easy way to overpay for the phone. As he elaborated, “Before you rush off to buy one for yourself, scroll down a little further and the description lets you know exactly what you’re paying for. Apparently, you would only be paying for this seller to attempt and pick up the Nexus 5 32GB on launch day, in which case he will flip it and sell it to you for a sizable profit.”
Fortunately for Nexus fans, it’s highly unlikely to sell out within the first few days after it was launched.