got two of them fr verizon over last two weeks. solved my complaints about poor standby and usage time. goes 3 or four days now (ie. what gsm users get on thin batteries
deceptively bulky little guys. elegantly curved cover makes it look thinner than the approx 1/8 inch it adds. havent weighed it, but you never forget it's in your pants pocket now. and you'll need an ample pocket.
i didnt even bother looking for a case. installed one of boxwave's "crystal clear" display protectors and some of the egrips on; sans case.
btw, the battery power indicator did not read accurately until i ran a javaloader -u on the thing and reinstalled the os. don't know if that's necessary or just a coincidence. tech said required.