Well I decided to call *611 and ask about the Bionic again just to see if I would get a different answer. I asked about putting in an order for it now then come Thurs. morning it would be processed and ship right away. Guy told me I needed to talk to tele-sales midewest and gave me the number 1-877-807-4372. Talked to a nice guy there and he confirmed it for 9/8/11 but couldn't put an order in yet because it isn't in their system yet. He took all my info. and said as soon as it shows up in his system he'll call me and confirm the order and it would be overnighted to me. He said you never know when it will show up in the system; could be tomorrow, could be Thurs (likely.) Anyway, I should have the phone Sat. at the very latest if I decide to order it from them. He said I was actually one of the first ones that called asking about the Bionic so there should be no worries with it selling out. I was gonna wait till 9/16 for my NE2 but screw the $50, I really want this phone. As I was talking to the rep. my bluetooth kept randomly turning on and off. Love my D1 but she's gotta go!