Sep 22 AT 2:21 PM Taylor Wimberly 8 Comments

Sprint giving away 500 Heros to developers

Sprint is gearing up for their 9th annual developers conference and this year Android is the focus. Google engineers will be on hand to discuss Android development and Sprint will be giving away 500 free Hero phones to developers (free phones are awesome). The registration fee is $350 and I would suggest signing up soon before the event fills up.

Attendees will learn how to leverage the full suite of open development capabilities available from Sprint for:

  • Mobile Devices (Android, Mobile Java, Palm Mojo, RIM Blackberry, Web Development, Windows Mobile, etc.)
  • Network/Product Capabilities (LBS, Messaging, M2M, 4G, etc.)
WHEN: October 26-28, 2009
WHERE: Santa Clara Convention Center, Santa Clara, CA
WHO: All application developers and content providers!
PRICING: $350. Early bird is over, but there’s still time to get a great price for the conference:
Buy 3, Get 1 FREE!
Send 3 people at $350 and get a 4th conference registration, FREE!
Email Chandra.P.Fender@sprint.com with your 3 full-price registrants information and we’ll send you a free conference code for the 4th registration.

Sprint Announces Extensive Android Content at the Sprint Developer Conference

  • HTC and Sprint will be giving away 500 handsets at the HTC Android hands on coding lab, Oct 26
  • Google will be present on the Android Marketplace and Android development best practices Oct 28
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  • http://myandroidnewz.com Mikkel

    Hmmm… they just put that number down to 400 :-(

    Quote: “HTC and Sprint will be giving away 400 handsets at the HTC Android hands on coding lab, Oct 26″

    Unfortunately the handsets are probably CDMA as they come from Sprint… I do not really like that compared to UMTS handsets which I can use in the rest of the world.

    • http://androidandme.com Taylor Wimberly

      The latest email I got today said 500 phones.

  • Dave

    If you sign-up for the conference are you sure to receive a phone? I would hate to pony up the $350 registration fee and not get a free hero,

  • dedroid

    Are registrants guaranteed to get a free HTC Hero or is just luck of the draw?

  • http://developer.sprint.com Jason Rall

    Your not guaranteed a Hero for attendance. However, the 400 devices will be provisioned for one month of service, and will be given to the first 400 attendees of the Android coding lab
    being held the evening of Oct 26. Mark Murphy of CommonsWare will
    lead the Android platform training session. Murphy has published three guides on Android development and writes the “Building ‘Droids” column for AndroidGuys and the “Android Angle” column for NetworkWorld.

  • dedroid

    “Your not guaranteed a Hero for attendance. However, the 400 devices will be provisioned for one month of service, and will be given to the first 400 attendees of the Android coding lab”

    I would not want to be caught in that stampede!

  • http://wilsonmar.com Wilson Mar

    I went to Google’s dev. conference and got an Android phone. Let me know and we’ll compare at the conference. Email me that you’re coming.

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  1. MikkelGuest 6 years ago

    Hmmm… they just put that number down to 400 :-(

    Quote: “HTC and Sprint will be giving away 400 handsets at the HTC Android hands on coding lab, Oct 26″

    Unfortunately the handsets are probably CDMA as they come from Sprint… I do not really like that compared to UMTS handsets which I can use in the rest of the world.

  2. DaveGuest 6 years ago

    If you sign-up for the conference are you sure to receive a phone? I would hate to pony up the $350 registration fee and not get a free hero,

  3. Are registrants guaranteed to get a free HTC Hero or is just luck of the draw?

  4. Jason RallGuest 6 years ago

    Your not guaranteed a Hero for attendance. However, the 400 devices will be provisioned for one month of service, and will be given to the first 400 attendees of the Android coding lab
    being held the evening of Oct 26. Mark Murphy of CommonsWare will
    lead the Android platform training session. Murphy has published three guides on Android development and writes the “Building ‘Droids” column for AndroidGuys and the “Android Angle” column for NetworkWorld.

  5. “Your not guaranteed a Hero for attendance. However, the 400 devices will be provisioned for one month of service, and will be given to the first 400 attendees of the Android coding lab”

    I would not want to be caught in that stampede!

  6. Wilson MarGuest 6 years ago

    I went to Google’s dev. conference and got an Android phone. Let me know and we’ll compare at the conference. Email me that you’re coming.

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