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White iPhone 4 Finally Launching This Week


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In case you've missed all the recent signs, the white iPhone 4 is finally being launched this week. All signs point to April 27th as the launch day. European carriers point to the 27th, Best Buy does too, and Apple has started shipping units to Apple Stores this week. In fact, Vodafone UK even sold one prematurely to a customer. Meanwhile, we've heard rumblings from both Best Buy and Apple Retail sources of the same.

With all rumor-eyes looking toward the next generation iPhone 5, it's not clear how much demand there is for the white iPhone 4 which is now 10 months late from the original launch. So, here's a poll to see who is planning on buying a white iPhone 4.




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45 months ago

A disgrace on so many levels.


Reason it isn't a disgrace: The white enclosure apparently was causing trouble with the camera due to light leakage. You would most likely be calling that disgraceful if they had indeed released a 500$ phone with that rather huge flaw, so I guess they can't win.
Rating: 6 Votes
45 months ago
Picking one up for my gf, her 3G is becoming unbearable.
Rating: 6 Votes
45 months ago

A disgrace on so many levels.


Disgrace has never been so beautiful.:p
Rating: 5 Votes
45 months ago
Definitely waiting for the iPhone 5. Even if the form factor doesn't change much I'm sure the faster guts will be worth the wait.

White does look good though.
Rating: 4 Votes
45 months ago

what's the difference between the black iph4 and the white?


i think one is white and one black
Rating: 4 Votes
45 months ago
What ya'll are forgetting is that people buy iPhones every day... all year long.

If Apple sold 18.65 million iPhones this past quarter... that works out to over 207,000 a day. Let that number sink in for a minute. :D

So, when the white iPhone appears on store shelves this week... there will be a fair amount of people who buy them.

Don't forget... on each day there are millions of people who are eligible to get a new phone... and the white iPhone is yet another option for them.
Rating: 4 Votes
45 months ago

Where's the poll option for "only an idiot would buy an iPhone two months before WWDC?"


Ok guys, you took on the "white is for girls only" guy, I get a shot at this one ;)

Here we go:

Two months before WWDC, you say? Are they going to start selling a new iPhone at WWDC? NO. Are they going to at least announce a new iPhone at WWDC? Well, if you read: THIS BLOG - NO.

So, what does WWDC have to do with a new iPhone? Nothing, in our collective knowledge here. You may think something different, but calling me an idiot simply because I don't live inside your brain is... not very smart, to put it mildly. :mad:

:D

Edit: Yep. I'm buying one. My 3G is on it's last legs, I like white better than black, and "5" is 5 or 6 months away at least (and not promising much of an upgrade from 4 either)
Rating: 3 Votes
45 months ago

Your Missing the point, it is a complete waste for apple to release this phone in this color.

#1 - it has taken them almost a year to work out the paint issues with this thing meaning that they have been putting R&D money effertlessly into a phone color, all for what?

#2 - If you are the few that dont have a cover of a "bumper" for your phone, then you will get to show off your cool new white phone which will take on every scratch and every dirt stain you can imagine.

#3 - If they have worked so long and hard on this new color, to mass produce it and ship it all over the world, just before they are going to release a new product, within 6 months (approximately) dont you think they would just for go the ip4 white and just apply it to the IP5 and get prepared for that?

#4 - WHO CARES, who literally waited this long for the white Iphone? honestly who in their right minds would have held out to wait for this phone. If someone was going to get an Iphone I dont think the lack of color selection was a deterrent.

What a waste of money, time and hype... this is honestly one of the worst ideas apple has had, or do they actually just have so much money they can afford a huge bill for a product that was either going to be purchased or not regardless of the color.


1: The R&D is far from wasted when they intend making white iPhone 4S/5/6/7/8....

2: Glass doesn't stain

3: 6mth is plenty time to sell bucket loads of these.

4: Over 11% of people reading this thread care, and another 5% are still thinking about it.
Rating: 3 Votes
45 months ago

Does "I have no desire for a smartphone" go under "already have other phone" or under "undecided/other"?


If you already have another phone then "already have other phone" would be the logical choice. But really no one here cares whether or not if you don't want a smart phone.
Rating: 3 Votes
45 months ago
I held onto one 3GS iphone at the last upgrade just for this. Gonna get me a white iPhone 4 this week :D
Rating: 3 Votes

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