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When do you think the Sprint pre orders will start shipping?

  1. Monday June 11th

    2 vote(s)
    4.3%
  2. Wednesday June 13th

    1 vote(s)
    2.1%
  3. Thursday June 14th

    1 vote(s)
    2.1%
  4. Monday June 18th

    19 vote(s)
    40.4%
  5. Wednesday June 20th

    24 vote(s)
    51.1%
  1. Covart

    Covart Well-Known Member

    Oops, sorry. That is on the att site. Not sure if Sprint is also showing the same?
  2. Yanks

    Yanks Well-Known Member

    Hope not.
  3. Hunterbeav

    Hunterbeav Well-Known Member

    I was told a couple days ago by s.c.s. that the phones would ship out on the 21st and people would receive them on the 22nd and 23rd.......its starting to look like thats what's going to happen.
  4. steveu694

    steveu694 Well-Known Member

    I don't think CS knows what they're talking about half the time. Look back through this thread. We have like a dozen different answers on receipt of this phone. I don't get it, Sprint initially said the 21st. I don't know what is going on anymore, but I'm starting to get aggrivated. I just want an answer for sure.
  5. alexander323bc

    alexander323bc Well-Known Member

    I read on a blog yesterday and as of right now the first Batch of pre orders are scheduled to be delivered on the 21st. I have no idea what defines a batch or what the stipulations so sorry cant help there. The in store launch date is still scheduled to be Thursday. nothing with that has changed. I might make a few people mad when I say this but pre ordering a phone does not always mean your going to get it before its released in a store. It just means you are guaranteed a phone once it launches and you don't have to go to a store to get one.
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  6. Haris

    Haris Well-Known Member

    Yesterday I was told by Account Services that the in store launch date of 6/21 is still on track as scheduled, they couldn't confirm preorder ship dates however.
  7. alexander323bc

    alexander323bc Well-Known Member

    Ya pre-order ship dates get a little tricky depending on when you ordered and were you fell in the que. Those who ordered first are designed by the system to get there phone first. I just posted an article in the Verizon thread of how it used work when I was with IPCS and Verizon. Now i am not sure if sprint still uses this method because its not really part of the Store Retail World. I do know that if anyone does get a phone before the 21st you can not activate it in a store until the 21st. They have to call customer service. So maybe that's a sign?
  8. averymlewis

    averymlewis Well-Known Member

    Yayyyy I woke up this morning and what did I see to my surprise but nothing inside my Email box has arrived.
  9. jerofld

    jerofld Fixing stuff is not easy VIP Member

    The official Samsung announcement is tomorrow. I'm sure we'll have some definitive answers by then.
  10. averymlewis

    averymlewis Well-Known Member

    Okay so I have the latest info on the phones, so as of right now we're actually waiting on UPS to assign tracking numbers to each device in the warehouse (which could take some time). And we should receive our tracking number today as well. So we're just going to need a little patience.
    jerofld likes this.
  11. RamOG

    RamOG Well-Known Member

    Nice! I could kiss you right now, but just on the cheeks
  12. alexander323bc

    alexander323bc Well-Known Member

    The ones that do ship today will arrive on the 21st correct? 2nd day shipping?
  13. jerofld

    jerofld Fixing stuff is not easy VIP Member

    I would assume so. I pre-ordered on the 5th, so I should be in the first bunch. If/when I get my tracking number, I'll verify.
  14. rkkeller

    rkkeller Well-Known Member

    I am not getting excited until either mine changes and shows a tracking number or someone posts a pic for theirs. On the Sprint forums people claim to have numbers already and when asked for pics they are not around.

    To much speculation and guessing on this to get excited until I see actually see something.
  15. averymlewis

    averymlewis Well-Known Member

    Uhhh no I'll pass lol
  16. Tommydaniel

    Tommydaniel Well-Known Member

    Most likely the phones will ship starting tomorrow. With the Australian markets they went on sale within in an hour of the presentation.
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  17. Yanks

    Yanks Well-Known Member

    I hope they ship out mine that I ordered on the 12th.
  18. raceism

    raceism Member

    Per Sprint chat rep......

    Helen L.: is the phone Galaxy S 3 ?You: yesHelen L.: Ok.Helen L.: Congratulations the order is under process and will be delievered on 21st of the June 2012.You: when is it shipping?Helen L.: The shipping is underway and the phone will be delievered on time.
  19. averymlewis

    averymlewis Well-Known Member

    LOL you forgot the part I assure you will receive it on or before the 21st and that you will get a glimpse of the device before others lol
  20. raceism

    raceism Member


    AHAHAHAH I got sick and tired of THAT line. They gave me something somewhat "fresh" this morning so I thought I'd share LOLLL :D
  21. rlb4

    rlb4 Well-Known Member

    So how do you know this?
  22. averymlewis

    averymlewis Well-Known Member

    Because I have a connect ;)
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  23. raceism

    raceism Member


    No wonder the reps are being so confident about us receiving the phone by 6/21 for sure today.
  24. Yanks

    Yanks Well-Known Member

    Did anyone here order their phone on or after the 12th?
  25. rlb4

    rlb4 Well-Known Member

    Don't take this the wrong way, because I do appreciate the info, but many people who have a connection have given wrong info. Even so, please keep sharing any new info you get.

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