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Apple: No white iPhone 4s until spring 2011

Written by Andre Yoskowitz (Google+) @ 27 Oct 2010 14:13 User comments (8)

Apple: No white iPhone 4s until spring 2011 Apple has said today that they are delaying the release of the white iPhone 4 for the third time, this time pushing it all the way back until the Spring of 2011.
When they launched the iPhone 4 in June, Apple said it would have to delay the white model of the phone until July.

In July, the company delayed the smartphone until the end of the year.

"We're sorry to disappoint customers waiting for the white iPhone again," said Apple spokeswoman Trudy Muller.

The company neglected to give a reason for the delay except for saying the new white model is "more challenging to manufacture than we originally expected."

Apple sold 14.1 million iPhones in the recent quarter, in its original black colorway.

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8 user comments

127.10.2010 14:19

lol its more challenging to fix all the broken stuff on the black one before releasing a new one. I highly doubt a different color of paint is "challenging" apple customers will buy into that though. I have never talked to more stupid people in my life then when I worked there



227.10.2010 21:08

Switched to Verizon because of the Droid X...must say I kind of miss my iPhone 3G...

327.10.2010 21:20

Spray Paint.


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427.10.2010 23:05

The reason it is so challenging to change the color is the dumb*** glass that the phone is made out of. If they would just put in a good set of double antennas (internal antennas), and go to a nice high quality plastic, all their biggest problems would disappear. They would still sell because they are called iPhones...and iPhones always sell. I don't think massive problems are a prerequisite to iPhone sales...but if they are, then there are still plenty of other issues.

It almost makes you think apple wants all these physical problems because it distracts from the CEO-related issues. People are more concerned with making phone calls than with watching flash videos...if they can't make phone calls, all their complaints are about that.

528.10.2010 0:08

Ploy to build demand?

628.10.2010 7:58

Originally posted by Ragnarok8:
Ploy to build demand?
I don't think so...The demand is already there since June...

As KillerBug said, they would have less trouble if they just get rid of the stupid "unbreakable" glass...But if they do, then the white iPhone 4 would technically be an iPhone 4.5 or something because it won't be the same as the original.

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728.10.2010 8:43

WHO CARES??? lol


Just my $0.02,

dEwMe

828.10.2010 9:43

It's because Apple can't get enough baby tears to get the brilliant white plastic covers.

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