Before the Internet and YouTube, nobody had any interest in watching someone else open boxes. Now, it's practically a rite of passage.

Our very own KSmithInNY scored the Sprint version of
LG's Optimus line

, the Optimus S, two days ahead of launch. He was kind enough to post his initial thoughts and some
unboxing photos

on our forums.

But this is Android Central. Anyone can nab an early handset and snap some pictures; our readers root them the same day. Kevin rooted his Optimus S and created an
excellent guide

for everyone looking to pick one of these up on


If you're interested in reading about the newest member of Sprint's Android family, head on over to our
Optimus S Forums

and check out his impressions. (Thanks Kevin!) [
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