I finally got my Evo this morning. I got to my Sprint Store at 6:15am and was the first to arrive. About 15 minutes later a lady arrived. She told me she was excited and couldn't wait to get one. All in all, I was the first to have purchased one and have it activated. It's everything I wanted my Hero to be and more. Very snappy, large display, FUNCTIONAL keyboard (portrait and landscape), and beautiful. I purchased the gel case and screen protector also. Here is a picture of my Evo next to it's big brother. Makes the Hero look like a dwarf.