Palm to accept Pre orders one month before launch

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Palm to accept Pre orders one month before launch
The guys at preThinking got their hands on an email from a  person claiming to be a customer service specialist working for Sprint. The message  passed along some interesting information about the Palm Pre. According to the email, we will start to see a promotional campaign for the smartphone one month before the device is officially launched. And once this launch date is set, you will be able to pre-order the phone. That means that once you notice that the airwaves are full of ads for the handset, you should be able to put your name on the list of those wanting to buy the unit. While we have noticed some sporadic ads on television and in the print media with the Pre, the device is included almost as an afterthought; we have yet to see a true campaign centered around the Palm handset. Considering that April 17th has come and gone without the start of the promotion, we can assume that a previous guesstimate of a May 17th launch for the Pre is incorrect. The email  didn't give any idea about pricing, but now that we know to keep an eye out for a deluge of Pre based ads, we can sit in front of our televisions and read our newspapers until we get the signal that it is time to pre-order the Pre.

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26 Comments

1. tempdogg74

Posts: 132; Member since: Jan 04, 2009

Im glad im a Sprint premier customer been with them 11 years we get 1st crack at all new phones a couple weeks before the sprint stores do an their websites im already signed on my pre is in the bag no worries bout not gettn one at all.

2. timmy0305

Posts: 7; Member since: Apr 27, 2009

Well one thing about that is premier customers do not have fist dibs on the new phones but they do get notified of new phones launching before other customers. Not before the sprint employees do as SPRINT employees know way before the customers do.

3. acipollo

Posts: 34; Member since: Apr 20, 2009

I am a premier customer and I absolutely had my Instinct 5 days before launch... 5 days is not a lot, but still....

4. tempdogg74

Posts: 132; Member since: Jan 04, 2009

i have recieved phones 5 to ten days before the go on sale at sprint stores. i get phone calls from sprint reps about 2weeks before the instinct had launched an i had the touch pro 7days before the sprint stores had them. i also get 150 dollar upgrades evry 12 months not 24.

6. attsucks

Posts: 139; Member since: Mar 24, 2009

Congratulations. Do you feel special now?

8. tempdogg74

Posts: 132; Member since: Jan 04, 2009

very

10. attsucks

Posts: 139; Member since: Mar 24, 2009

Well you shouldnt.

13. tempdogg74

Posts: 132; Member since: Jan 04, 2009

well i am. buddy.

15. attsucks

Posts: 139; Member since: Mar 24, 2009

Negative on that one dumbass.

16. tempdogg74

Posts: 132; Member since: Jan 04, 2009

premier customers only pay 50 bucks for deductible any phone

19. attsucks

Posts: 139; Member since: Mar 24, 2009

Well arent you lucky Ive been with sprint for 5 years, and there service sucks at my house. I dont know why I stay with them. Crazy.

5. tempdogg74

Posts: 132; Member since: Jan 04, 2009

I think May 17th is the preorder date for sprints premier customers and the the 24th for the sprint stores to start acceptn pre orders. My cuzn works at sprint they are taking classes on the palm pre as we speak. Icant wait for this phone. Im gonna take my pre to the sprint store to show of to the custumers who got to wait another week to get their pre. just like i did when i got my instinct 7 days before the stores did. I am so proud to be a sprint customer. love it.

7. attsucks

Posts: 139; Member since: Mar 24, 2009

If I was in the same store as you and you did that. I would punch in the face right in the store for being such a douchebag. Then I would take your precious pre and break the thing in half.

9. tempdogg74

Posts: 132; Member since: Jan 04, 2009

and i would of paid my 50 deductible i got from ur wife last to get a brand new one. oh yeah u will neva get a punch of on me lame azz.

11. attsucks

Posts: 139; Member since: Mar 24, 2009

I do believe for that phone its going to cost 125.00 through asurion. And im not married so u failed. I would most definitely punch you in the face.

12. tempdogg74

Posts: 132; Member since: Jan 04, 2009

976

14. attsucks

Posts: 139; Member since: Mar 24, 2009

Ok your cool. 976 sucks.

17. tempdogg74

Posts: 132; Member since: Jan 04, 2009

lol u crazy u play on xbox live? i do u down for a game of madden

18. attsucks

Posts: 139; Member since: Mar 24, 2009

Im at work. And I dont have an xbox my friend is selling his 360 and a bunch of other stuff for 700.00 I might take that off of his hands then I would kick your ass at madden. Like I do everyone else.

20. tempdogg74

Posts: 132; Member since: Jan 04, 2009

aw right i can wait

21. attsucks

Posts: 139; Member since: Mar 24, 2009

You would have to wait a while I have to get my tv fixed. I am a pro at Madden. Im up for it but it would be a while. And im off of work now. Im going home.

23. vzw fanman

Posts: 1976; Member since: Dec 11, 2008

hahaha lol. you guys are funny

24. E.N.

Posts: 2610; Member since: Jan 25, 2009

watch you guys be best friends after you play each other.

22. jonky876

Posts: 10; Member since: Apr 08, 2009

lol

25. heavybreathing

Posts: 276; Member since: Feb 26, 2009

Your guy's virginity is showing.

26. attsucks

Posts: 139; Member since: Mar 24, 2009

No im not a virgin. Sorry. Who doesnt like to play madden? Are you retarded.

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