Droid Life cites sources working on the new launch slot, who say that the companies plan to co-incide with the AsiaD: All Things Digital event in Hong Kong, taking place next week.
According to these shady characters, Google and Samsung will take to the stage in Hong Kong at 9AM on 19 October - rather inconveniently, that's 2am on 19 October UK time.
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A sleepless night ahead
But a loose-lipped Samsung exec then told T3 that we'd "have an announcement of the Nexus Prime very shortly" and that the handset would be "in shops sooner than you think".
Neither Samsung nor Google has yet confirmed the rescheduled launch date, but if true, it will coincide with the launch of the Motorola Razr, which was shown in a teaser video earlier this week.