What is it with the Google Play Store and the UK?

What is it with the Google Play Store and the UK?
Yesterday night the Google editions of the HTC One and the Samsung Galaxy S4 became available on the Google Play Store. Or they did if you’re in the US anyway.

These new Google editions joined the white version of the LG Nexus 4, which also isn’t available in the UK. So how come? I’ve repeatedly asked LG why the Nexus 4 in white isn’t available in the UK and haven’t ever had a positive response. HTC and Samsung have also both not said anything about the Google editions for the UK either. I guess we just have to sit and wait or buy a normal version and hack it.

HTC are rumoured to be releasing a ROM to flash on the normal One as long as you’ve unlocked the bootloader etc. But this isn’t really consumer level stuff now is it.

Personally I wouldn’t have bought either as they both have their flaws for my needs, but no doubt many people out there would have. So have your say, would you have bought one? Will just hack a normal one? Couldn’t you care less? Are you happy with Sense or Nature UI?

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