Curious why the Nexus 6 took so long to get into your hands? Well, Patrick Pichette, Google’s CFO, stated on the company’s Q4 quarterly conference call that inventory of the newest pure Android smartphone was not forecasted very well.
Pichette, a transplanted Canadian, said, “While the [Nexus 6] was very well received as a new phone, we had real issues and were unable to secure sufficient inventory to meet the demand that we had forecasted.” Pichette didn’t reveal the number of Nexus 6 sales, nor further indication of what specific component is causing the slow down.
The Motorola-made Nexus 6 has been challenging to purchase in Canada. Many carriers have been out of stock since its initial release, and Google Play has experienced fluctuating inventory levels.
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[source] Android Authority [/source]