Many European retailers are taking pre-orders of the

(check out our
initial review

of the US version), but is the first to offer up both a SIM-free price and a possible release date. Amazon's currently listing the EVO 3D with a due date of Sep. 12 and an unsurprisingly hefty price tag of £569.99 (~$910).

As we're always quick to point out, pre-order prices and release dates are never set in stone, and may be based off the retailer's best guess rather than anything official. While the price is about what we'd expect to pay for a phone like this, the release date seems a little wide of the mark given that HTC has already announced a July launch for the EVO 3D in the UK. With Vodafone being the only British network currently
confirmed to be carrying the phone

, we suppose it's possible that some sort of exclusivity agreement may delay availability of the EVO 3D through other channels for a few weeks, just as it did with the

. Nothing has been announced yet though, so for the moment that's still just speculation.