I don't find it ironic. Many people, like myself, are on the fence about which of these two beasts they want to carry around for the next 2 years.
They definitely are in a frenzy in the Prime forum. They are gonna be in an IRC channel
all day today awaiting the announcement tonight. (Hi Steven!) I've been excited about phones before, but I've never seen the flurry of posts and lurkers (182,500 views of the sticky post alone) for the Prime. Yes a few of those views are mine.