OK so in the confusion of handset upgrades changing eff 4/1 I e-mailed to confirm that I was gold and wanted to use my upgrade if/when sprint gets the Pre3. Below is the reply: Notice shes says they will have all new HP devices.....fingers crossed!
Thank you for contacting Sprint regarding the new Sprint premier
Effective 4/1/11, Sprint Premier Program is being updated to offer two
levels of benefits, Sprint Premier Gold and Sprint Premier Silver, based
on customer's MRC and tenure. You are categorize under the Sprint
Premier Gold customer by the tenurship of 10 years. You will get all the
Premier benefits including annual upgrade. Line #6xxx is eligible for
the full rebate. You can purchase the handset at online price by using
the handset upgrade eligibility on this line.
You can purchase new handset from one of our following sales channels:
1) Sprint Store: You can visit nearest Sprint Store for the equipment.
You can find any store close to you by clicking on the hyperlink:
Sprint Store Locator
The web page reflects map directions to the store, offered services and
timings of the store. It also reflects phone numbers of the stores.
For your convenience, you can also fix an appointment by clicking at
‘Make an Appointment’ link before your visit to the store to save your
2) You can view handset and order it online. Please click on the
hyperlink to view the handsets. You just need to the zip code on the
page and click the radio button.
Sprint - Define Region
The delivery time is approximately 3-5 working days.
3) Telesales: We have a special team at Telesales. You can place the
order by calling them. The number is (800) 777-4681. Their Hours of
24 Hours a Day, 7 Days a Week
We keep launching new handsets. Currently, Sprint announced these
handsets with HP using their webOS® 2.0:
- ® Pre3™
- TouchPad™ tablet.
- Window 7
Thank you for writing to us. We value your business and appreciate the
opportunity to answer your questions.