That's a pity anyway.. I think I'm heading to Xperia Pro, also considering there are no high-end QWERTY alternatives (at least here in Europe).
DROID4 will probably be released somewhere around this winter or spring. The European version will feature an unlockable bootloader.
Sony LT25i “Tsubasa”, stock, rooted, locked bootloader [Android 4.1.2 “Jelly Bean”].
Maximum speed witnessed over LTE: 98.2 Mbps down / 48.5 Mbps up; Average speed over LTE: 72.9 Mbps down / 45.7 Mbps up.