HTC offers its apology to those who couldn't buy a Nexus 9 on the cheap this Tuesday

HTC offers its apology to those who couldn't buy a Nexus 9 on the cheap this Tuesday
As the brand-new Nexus 9 started selling, HTC dropped the ball by putting it up for sale at half the price barely a day or two after the high-tech tablet debuted in the Google Play Store. It was pretty much a flash sale that went its decidedly usual way - limited stock, server crashes, quick despoilment, and many frustrated customers who missed out on buying a N-9 on the cheap for reasons in and beyond their control. Still, these things happen - especially when your product is in such high demand - so HTC, being the good PR sport it is, penned a lengthy apology. 

Here's HTC America president Jason Mackenzie's repentance:

By the way, HTC will be hosting similar promotions every Tuesday leading up to the Holiday season, so stay tuned for merrier announcements from the Taiwanese purveyor of design-conscious phones.

via Android Authority



1. dorianb

Posts: 617; Member since: Oct 24, 2012

A simple apology will not due. I demand a pound of flesh & a quart of blood for this travesty. Sincerly, Overly Entitled Customer(s)

9. Berzerk000

Posts: 4275; Member since: Jun 26, 2011

I think we deserve each executive's first born as sacrifice. It's the only way to heal the wounds.


Posts: 46; Member since: May 11, 2014

Really, it's the very least they could do.

2. bendgate unregistered

Dog pic?

4. jaytai0106

Posts: 1888; Member since: Mar 30, 2011

It's cute though haha. Purely an article bait.

16. Kaiser2007

Posts: 173; Member since: Nov 16, 2013

A pitiful customer hoping to get a half priced device, but didn't get any.

3. draconic1991

Posts: 200; Member since: Apr 27, 2012

If they meant it they wouldnt be offering an apology they would be offering the nexus 9 again...

5. Ziggy

Posts: 79; Member since: Oct 03, 2014

Sad thing is, 80% of the people raging to buy a Nexus 9 at the moment are people looking to review it or droptest/bendtest it.

6. g2a5b0e unregistered

Link please.

13. g2a5b0e unregistered

Thank you. +1

14. Astoni

Posts: 649; Member since: Sep 28, 2013

Made my Day xD

7. dorianb

Posts: 617; Member since: Oct 24, 2012

Not I. I choice to sit in front of a 'real' computer trying to order one, instead of going out to lunch only to be let down. My stomach had the sads that day.


Posts: 146; Member since: Sep 11, 2014

Its OK HTC they sending me the nexus 7 2013 for free I didn't have to pay for nothing.

12. Af1rPA

Posts: 712; Member since: Jun 12, 2014

Omg that puppy is so cute >.

15. clho40

Posts: 2; Member since: Nov 06, 2014

purposely registered an account for the puppy

17. lkjhg757

Posts: 7; Member since: Oct 31, 2014

Clicked for the puppy. Inevitable disappointment commence.

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