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Amazon Underestimates Chromecast Demand, Forecasts 2-3 Month Delay For Orders

Amazon appear to have woefully under-estimated customer demand for Google’s $35 streaming device ‘Chromecast’.

The online giant has begun e-mailing customers with pending orders to let them know that they won’t be getting their dongle anytime soon.

In fact, the retailer is currently anticipating a 2-3 month delay in getting hold of new stock.

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October 30th is the latest date currently being given by Amazon to both new and existing orders – though we’ve been told by an Amazon rep that they fully expect supply issues to be sorted way before then.

Phew!

But, in the meantime, if you’re super desperate for a Chromecast you’ll need to explore non-Amazon outlets. Google Play and Best Buy are both offering Chromecasts with minimal disruptions to shipping.