It looks like the Merge will be coming available today May 12th. But according to the documents it will only be available with third party retailers.
HTC Merge features a 3.8 inch display, slide-out QWERTY keyboard, 800MHz
processor, GPS, 3G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and a 5 megapixel camera with
Android 2.2 Froyo and HTC’s Sense user interface.