This does seem more like a pre-order. I can't figure out what they mean by "available". Does that mean I can purchase online or by phone and they will immediately ship one to me? Will I have to wait a few more weeks? I've been to 6 different stores and none of the reps had any idea about this release date. Only a couple had even heard of the Tour.
I called Sprint directly yesterday and after several minutes of typing away she confirmed that it would be "available" but couldn't find any more information than that.
I think this is all really odd.