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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by Route66, May 20, 2010.

  1. Route66

    Route66 Newbie
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    Best Buy, Radio Shack, and EVP are all taking pre-orders for the phones..but, is there a stock limit that they stop taking pre-orders at? It seems like there is no limit to the number of pre-orders being taken..surely there's gotta be a limit that each place is going to get...
     



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  2. Aridon

    Aridon Well-Known Member

    Sure there is and not everyone is going to get a device opening day.
     
  3. Lindseybp

    Lindseybp Well-Known Member

    My evp guy told me exactly how many he was getting.
     
  4. Route66

    Route66 Newbie
    Thread Starter

    How many? I've been dealing with andrew @ EVP and pre-ordered 2....
     
  5. rzenger

    rzenger Well-Known Member

    My evp rep said that they are not anticipating a backorder situation.
     
  6. Route66

    Route66 Newbie
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    well thats good to hear..and i've read on a few other posts occasionally evp getting them shipped out a day or two early...so lets hope evp rocks.
     
  7. rzenger

    rzenger Well-Known Member


    I would hope that since some where handed out today at the Google convention that we might see ours sooner than later. Maybe just wishful thinking on my part.
     
  8. Route66

    Route66 Newbie
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    yep, its for that reason i ordered overnight shipping on both of my evo's....hopefully i'll get them sooner then later....my rep said i'll get a order confirmation once its been shipped....so i should know more once i get that.
     
  9. travisr528

    travisr528 Android Enthusiast

    My EVP pre-order was entered :Thu 5/13/2010 4:43 PM
    I am hoping to be at the top of the list!
     
  10. twospirits

    twospirits AF's janitor
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    what was the details on ordering? Credit check? Eligibility date? Pay now or charged to your bill? Come on, spill the beans. lol

    TS
     
  11. rzenger

    rzenger Well-Known Member


    All of my information was already in their system so no credit check and they are just charging it to my bill.
     
  12. Lindseybp

    Lindseybp Well-Known Member

    My guy said he had 42 pre-order slots left.
     
  13. twospirits

    twospirits AF's janitor
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    Yikes, is that nationwide? or just that office.

    No doubt, but I am left wondering about eligibility date.

    TS
     
  14. chum1600

    chum1600 Well-Known Member

    I don't think sprint would put so much into this phone and then only release so many of them. I was told when I pre-ordered from BB that everyone that pre-ordered would get a phone. I also called RS and they told me the same thing. Now on the other side if you don't pre-order, then wait a few days to get yours then you might be out of luck.
     
  15. rzenger

    rzenger Well-Known Member

    I have been eligible since February so there was no trouble there, not sure if they can do anything as far as helping to bump yours up or not but it's worth a shot. They have a chat option on evpdiscount.com that was pretty helpful, I bet they could help you out more.
     
  16. KARbabee

    KARbabee Newbie

    I was told at best buy that the # of pre orders they get is the # of phones they will get on june 4th plus like 5 or 10 extra for stock purposes. So like a couple days before june 4th they will tell sprint how many preorders they got. so say they have 50 pre-orders by june 1st. their gonna put in that order, & sprint will send them like 65 phones. The ppl who pre-order last minute, their phones will come out of that extra inventory and whatever is left, if any, is what they will have in stock.
     
  17. hopalee

    hopalee Android Enthusiast


    I was told the same thing, but got some disturbing qualifications to that yesterday when I was at Best Buy. Since I was there, I decided to check up on the Evo sitch and the guy told me that yes, if you pre-order, you are guaranteed a phone but NOT on the first day. You will get one, but if you miss the first go round, you will have to wait till they get subsequent shipments. I'm glad I went and pre-ordered on the first day, and I sure as hell hope I'm getting my Evo on day one!
     
  18. JustFrozen

    JustFrozen Well-Known Member

    How is that different from getting one as a walk-in then?
     
  19. hopalee

    hopalee Android Enthusiast

    Let's say they get 100 pre-orders, but the first shipment only has 50 Evos. The first 50 people on the list get their Evos.
    The second shipment has 30 Evos, the next 30 people get their Evos.

    And so on and so forth.

    But if you aren't on the pre-order list, you don't get one until all of the people who pre-ordered do. :/
     
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  20. mpbond

    mpbond Newbie

    My GM at BB wants me to come in 1/2 hr early on that day to buy mine. He wants me to stand in mobile all day and show off the new phone. Yay for getting paid to play with the EVO all day.
     
  21. drksilenc

    drksilenc Android Enthusiast

    heh im the first to pick itup at my local best buy u know ill be there atleast 30 min before they open
     
  22. twospirits

    twospirits AF's janitor
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    Much like regular Sprint, the chat is never on line when i go to their sites. :mad:
    But I'll keep trying. Thanks

    TS
     
  23. sean76

    sean76 Android Expert


    I was told the same thing at Best Buy! However, Radio Shack said they wont be gettin any extra at all, just what they put in for the pre-order.
     

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