It seems that Amazon UK has pushed the shipping date for the Nexus 9 to mid December. Quite a number of customers from the United Kingdom who have placed orders for the Nexus 9 have received a message from Amazon UK informing them that there will be a delay and the reason was “based on the manufacturer’s decision, and the date mentioned by the manufacturer and supplied by the supplier.”
Delays often happen especially with highly anticipated devices and I’m sure many customers are kind of ticked off by the sudden postponement. However, if customers don’t feel like waiting, they can opt to go through Google Play and place an order there instead since the delay seems to only be affecting Amazon UK. Google Play is still scheduled to ship the Nexus 9 tablet on November 3rd. So shipping should have commenced a few days ago.
We have yet to receive any news that Google Play or other retailers are experiencing delays so this most probably an internal problem within Amazon UK.
For those of you who have not heard, the Nexus 9 will run on the latest Android 5.0 Lollipop and feature a 8.9 inch 2048 x 1536 display. The device will run on a 2.3GHz dual-core 64-bit Nvidia Tegra K1 CPU mated with 2 GB RAM. The gadget will also be equipped with an 8 megapixel back camera and a 1.6 megapixel front camera. The Nexus 9 is equipped with Wi-Fi ac connectivity, LTE bands for Indian carriers, front BoomSound stereo speakers and is powered by a 6,700 mAh battery. the 16GB Wi-Fi edition cost USD$399 (MYR1335), USD$479 (MYR1603) will get you the 32GB wifi edition, and the 32GB LTE version of the tablet will put you back USD$599 (MYR2004).