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  1. devobail

    devobail Newbie
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    Any one have experience with Wal-mart's wireless department? I ask because there's a 24 hour Wal-mart near my house, and it'd be cool to stroll in at 12:01am Jun 4th and snag an EVO. I know I did that when the Xbox 360 was released many many moons ago. lol

    Does Wal-mart typically get hot new phones on release day or do they lag behind a few days? Any Wal-mart employees or people in the know on the boards?

    PS I've already pre-ordered at BB so I'll have mines when they open at 10am, but it'd be cool to scoop it up at midnight then just use my $50 preorder card at BB on accessories.

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  2. Caloy

    Caloy Android Expert

    I talked to a Sam's Club Cell phone kiosk and they started pre-selling yesterday. In the Sam's Club in Stafford, they even give away a $20 gift card for accessories.
  3. 80s_kid

    80s_kid Well-Known Member

    i havent heard anything about walmart doing pre-orders. and at this point so close to the release, i doubt that they will. but i dont know for sure. just my opinion.
  4. 80s_kid

    80s_kid Well-Known Member

    well, i stand corrected lol. so maybe walmart will be doing it. glad i ordered mine from RS. the manager said i was the first and only so far lmao.
  5. ImmaSlave4U

    ImmaSlave4U Android Enthusiast

    I guess the Wal-Marts in my area don't sell Sprint phones.
  6. Caloy

    Caloy Android Expert

    It's not really walmart. I think the Kiosk in Sam's Club is independently owned. The calling card that was given to me says SCK inc.
  7. 80s_kid

    80s_kid Well-Known Member

    yep, i think your right. the sams club i go to have dealers there. i just didnt think they were doing pre-orders.
  8. devobail

    devobail Newbie
    Thread Starter

    So noones got the inside scoop on Walmart availability?
  9. Joe Las Vegas

    Joe Las Vegas Newbie

    Don't know about availability, but they sell it for $199 up front, no need to pay $299 with Sprint and wait for the E-mail rebate.
  10. Grizaje

    Grizaje Newbie

    On Friday 6/4/10
    I went hunting for the Evo

    Best Buy - Pre orders only until 6/10/10
    Radio Shack - Pre Orders only until everyone name is off their list or they have spare stock (2nd or 3rd shipment)

    Wal mart - I went to 6 different walmarts, all different results:

    #1 - She has recieved a dummy evo but the actual phones did not come in.
    #2 - whats an Evo
    #3 - no sprint phones
    #4 - please come back noon, she knew about the phone
    #5 - no sprint phones
    #6 - I havent recieved shipments, not sure if we are gonna get it

    Saturday I went to 2 more walmart

    #1 - I went to the #2 store above - sry we dont have any
    #2 - new walmart - Katy, TX - she had 10 in the front, unsure how many in the back.
    I was the first guy on Saturday 3pm to grab the Evo from there.

    SO YMMV with Wal Mart!

    BLOWNCO Well-Known Member

    i went to 5 local local sprint stores walked in and waited had there systems go down and after waiting for like 2 hours in the store so then i called a local wal mart went there and after about thirty mins i had my evo SO EFIN HAPPY so wal mart FTMFW
  12. Grizaje

    Grizaje Newbie

    I feel you Demo. On Friday - I went to 4 RS, 4BB and 6 Walmart + 6-8 Sprint stores.
    I an indpendent contractor worker so I drive to alot of places, so every time I see one of those stores, I make a quick stop.
    everyone denied me of my evo, no pre order.

    sat - 2 rs, 1bb, 3 sprint before I hit the 2 wal marts, all denied until wal mart said yes.
    i was so thrilled. I walked in there with an expectation of NO.

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