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Jun
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Google has just rolled out some new shipping options on device orders from Google Play, and they could save you a little cash if you don't need your order right this second. The new shipping methods can be selected during checkout, but not all orders are eligible for the cheapest option.

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The old two-day shipping is still alive and well, costing a whopping $13.99 for devices and $11.99 for accessories. The Ground tier is available on all orders and should reach you in 3-5 business days. Ground shipping costs $9.99 for devices and $7.99 for accessories. Saver is an odd one. It's restricted based on weight, which basically means only accessories are eligible for this super-cheap 5-10 business day shipping. This only costs $4.99, though.

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Keep in mind it may still take 2 business days to process and get your order out the door. The shipping time does not include that.

[Google shipping and delivery]

Ryan Whitwam
Ryan is a tech/science writer, skeptic, lover of all things electronic, and Android fan. In his spare time he reads golden-age sci-fi and sleeps, but rarely at the same time. His wife tolerates him as few would.

  • KingRando

    $10 for shipping is still high

  • Dinofan01

    Cool. Now release the desktop update already!

  • Max Exter

    So... Google has found a way to make their order fulfillment even slower?

  • FlexPlexico

    Real news would be that Google Play hardware, music & movies is available in more countries. Unfortunately it seems that Google is content with a limited market share.

  • Matthew Fry

    Always happy to see companies offering cheaper shipping options.

  • http://buybattery.co.nz/ Beally Jean

    Slower shipping is safer ? I do not think so.