Bob Brust, CFO of Sprint revealed during a webcast investor conference about Palm Pre supply, "We still have a backlog of subscribers but it's not unmanageable and we get shipments every week ... We'll be short for a while but we're catching up."
He sees that the Palm Pre is attracting both new customers and existing Sprint subscribers.
He said that Sprint had not seen a change in Palm Pre sales since Apple's iPhone 3G S went on sale Friday,tailed sales figures for the Pre when it reports second quarter earnings next month.
The next shipment of Palm Pre smartphones is due in July 8 at Best Buy. Buying a Palm Pre at Best Buy means you don't have to wait for a rebate. Some Best Buy stores are requiring customers who want a Palm Pre held for them to give a $50 deposit in the form of a Best Buy gift card for to be on the pre-order list and be guaranteed a Palm Pre the card can be used for the Palm Pre or anything else in the store.
We previously reported that goo way to get a Palm Pre is be on the waiting list at your local Sprint Store.
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