Google charging for Nexus 6P pre-orders as shipping looms

Nexus 6P should be shipping soon! Photo: Google

Nexus 6P should be shipping soon! Photo: Google

Google has begun charging customers’ credit cards for Nexus 6P pre-orders, indicating it will begin shipping its new handset very soon. The move comes after the Nexus 6P sold out on the Google Store for the U.S. on Wednesday.

If you’ve ever pre-ordered anything online, you’ll know that being charged for it indicates your purchase will soon be on its way. If you’re pre-ordered a Nexus 6P and you’re itching to get your hands on it, then, this is very good news.

It seems, however, that Google is only charging customers in the U.S. for now. We’re yet to see similar reports from international customers, but they should follow soon.

Google hasn’t provided an exact release date for Nexus 6P, though it did promise late October, so we could see the device anytime now. The smaller and more affordable Nexus 5X is already available after making its retail debut earlier this week.

If you haven’t already pre-ordered your Nexus 6P, then you’re too late to bag one from the Google Store, where the device is currently sold out. Plenty of third-party retailers are offering the device, too, but you’ll likely have to wait a while to get yours now.

If your credit card has been charged for the Nexus 6P, let us know down in the comments or on Twitter @CultofAndroid when it begins shipping.