T-Mobile delays launch of Nexus 6 by one week

T-Mobile delays launch of Nexus 6 by one week
T-Mobile announced this afternoon, that it has decided to push back the release of the Nexus 6 by one week. "To give T-Mobile customers the best experience possible, we're moving our Nexus 6 launch out one week to 11/19," the carrier announced on its Google+ page and via tweet. T-Mobile's spin can't take away from the fact that without any changes, Sprint customers will be the first to have a shot at the phone.

According to sources said to be familiar with the situation, the problem revolves around Motorola's scheduled delivery of Nexus 6 inventory to the carrier. Shipments of the beastly stock Android handset that were due to arrive this past weekend, failed to appear. As a result, only one-third of T-Mobile's brick and mortar stores would have had inventory of the phone had T-Mobile not implemented the delay. That probably would have led many T-Mobile customers to suffer through a poor customer experience.

T-Mobile really had no choice but to delay the launch from tomorrow, to next week. The last we heard from Sprint is that it will release the Nexus 6 on Friday. AT&T is expected to start accepting pre-orders tomorrow.

source: TmoNews

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  • Display 6.0" 1440 x 2560 pixels
  • Camera 13 MP / 2 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 805, Quad-core, 2700 MHz
  • Storage 64 GB
  • Battery 3220 mAh(24h talk time)



1. PootisMan

Posts: 266; Member since: Aug 02, 2013

Wtf T-mobile! You were supposed to be the chosen one!


Posts: 1459; Member since: Mar 09, 2010

It sucks to be you and those on Tmoible....LMAO

4. fanboy1974

Posts: 1345; Member since: Nov 12, 2011

It's worst because the same Nexus 6 sold by t-mobile works on Verizon, Sprint and AT&T. Not even iPhones can claim that.

12. YourNickname

Posts: 127; Member since: Aug 14, 2014

Wait i thought all US nexus 6's were one model, all the same? Meaning the at&t nexus 6 also works on sprint vzw and tmob? Etc etc? Will these have bloatware? Altered? Locked?

13. remixfa

Posts: 14605; Member since: Dec 19, 2008

The sprint version has CDMA voice. Does the TMobile/international version have that?

3. theguy2345

Posts: 1216; Member since: Jun 24, 2014

C`mon T-Mo. You botched the launch of the M8 with WP and now this? Get your act together!

5. Donforreal

Posts: 60; Member since: Oct 12, 2012

Cmon T-Mobile.. Not cool, should disappoint a few instead of all.

6. zachattack

Posts: 621; Member since: Jul 31, 2013

I'm mad but at the same time whatever, you can work out all the bugs for us. Also I'm sure T-Mobile stock will be better since all the scrubs prob left T-Mobile to go to terrible sprint for a damn phone

7. nathan.carter

Posts: 416; Member since: Aug 11, 2014

why dont you just order on google play or moto? beats being mad for nothing.

8. bugsbunny00

Posts: 2265; Member since: Jun 07, 2013

good so this will prevent from having a few in a store much more will be stock,thats why the delay..

11. zachattack

Posts: 621; Member since: Jul 31, 2013

They are never in stock chances are very slim... You see how fast they sold out at launch why bother with google play. I'll stay up till 12 and see if they release some but I won't get my hopes up

9. AfterShock

Posts: 4147; Member since: Nov 02, 2012

Well not in before the "You botched it Google" comments but before the "I went an got $+@($-#-@ because you were late an this'll punish you!"

10. terabyteRouser

Posts: 457; Member since: Oct 18, 2011

lmao, just when you thought it couldn't be any worse

14. remixfa

Posts: 14605; Member since: Dec 19, 2008

My poor N4 is just limping along. I dont know if it will make it another week. If this keeps up, I might just end up being forced to by a Note 4... not that its a bad phone, but its more expensive and comes with 3000 features I'll spend days trying to remove to improve the experience.

15. 0xFFFF

Posts: 3806; Member since: Apr 16, 2014

It might be good just to wait a few months until the various Android L glitches and bugs are fixed anyway. Sure, Google flubbed the launch. But unless you are a developer and need an Android L phablet today, I would just sit back and enjoy the frenzy. In a month or two, get a debugged Nexus 6.

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