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European Sources Point to White iPhone 4 Launch on April 27th

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Earlier this week, Norwegian site Mobili.no[/i] reported [Google translation] that it had received information claiming that the white iPhone 4 will debut on Wednesday, April 27th.
Several reliable sources who wish to remain anonymous, says now Mobili.no that the white version goes on sale in the Norwegian mobile shops this coming Wednesday, 27 April.

It will be distributed in both Telenor's and NetCom's stores.
That claim is now being repeated [Google translation] by Dutch site iPhoneclub.nl, which claims to have confirmed with multiple employees of mobile phone retailer BelCompany that an internal memo has been circulated announcing the launch date.
We received this information through an anonymous tip from someone who works BelCompany. Then we started looking for other people who BelCompany works that could confirm the information. That was the case: they indicate that an internal memo was circulated, indicating the date of April 27 for the white iphone called April.
Bloomberg reported earlier this month that the white iPhone 4 is set to launch by the end of the month, giving Apple just over a week to meet that timeline. Over the weekend, Italian site iPhone Italia claimed that the device will launch on Tuesday the 26th. The next day, a listing appeared on UK carrier Three's website mentioning delivery for April 20th, although that date has since passed with no announcement regarding the white iPhone 4. Next Tuesday and Wednesday are of course among the most popular targets for release date speculation given Apple's tendency to announce and/or release new products on those days of the week.

Apple has said several times over the past six months, most recently just over a week ago, that it plans to launch the white iPhone 4 in the "spring" after several delays reportedly due to issues with the white paint used on the device. Some observers had speculated that Apple might cancel the device entirely given an expected launch of the fifth-generation iPhone just a few months down the road, but it increasingly appears that Apple will not be introducing the fifth-generation iPhone until the September timeframe.

Article Link: European Sources Point to White iPhone 4 Launch on April 27th
 

Lesser Evets

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This thing is like Bigfoot: every claims it's out there somewhere, but we never see proof.
 
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jayducharme

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Apple has had so much trouble getting the white iPhone to market, it almost seems anti-climactic now. I was going to get one originally, but I'm locked into my contract now so it's irrelevant.

Seems like Apple could have left the colors to after-market suppliers, for those customers desperate for a certain look.
 
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bristleworm

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I'm actually looking forward to it. I still have a 3GS and will need a retina display to test my Apps on the high resolution screen. So I can't wait until iPhone 5 arrives.
 
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ardy8888

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it's about time???

I'm so surprised that no one is claiming that the white iPhone will be the next model released. Lots of rumors out there that the next version of the iPhone will not be a major release, but simply a specs upgrade. That seems to me the perfect time to "launch" the white iPhone.

I honestly don't see the big deal behind this. I prefer the black model anyways.
 
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astroot

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I honestly don't see the big deal behind this. I prefer the black model anyways.

Personal preference. I've been waiting since day one of the iPhone 4 launch to replace my 3GS with a white iPhone 4. I'm happy that I'll finally be able to do that.
 
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gglockner

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Didn't the last rumor say this was supposed to happen this week? It's a nice-to-have feature, but anyone who has been holding off on an upgrade simply because the white phone wasn't available is vain or foolish.
 
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ivan2002

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Didn't the last rumor say this was supposed to happen this week? It's a nice-to-have feature, but anyone who has been holding off on an upgrade simply because the white phone wasn't available is vain or foolish.

You can call me whatever you wish, I just want my damn white iPhone 4 already :D

Still, calling people foolish for failing to purchase the latest tech product (even if it is a phone)? Life. Get it.
 
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kiljoy616

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Apple has had so much trouble getting the white iPhone to market, it almost seems anti-climactic now. I was going to get one originally, but I'm locked into my contract now so it's irrelevant.

Seems like Apple could have left the colors to after-market suppliers, for those customers desperate for a certain look.

I say no iphone 4 white! :eek:

I say maybe iphone 4S then I would believe it. :p

Actually does anyone really care ok fan-boys need not apply. I see nothing special about it. Now the iPad white is cool but a white iPhone just seems well as you said anti-climatic.
 
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gdjsnyder

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It's a nice-to-have feature, but anyone who has been holding off on an upgrade simply because the white phone wasn't available is vain or foolish.

Anyone who waited obviously did not like the black one. If you don't like a product and can't see yourself getting used to it, you wouldn't buy it. So why is anyone vain or foolish for not buying a product they wouldn't be completely satisfied with?

Anyway, I wanted the white one, but I got the black, as I settled. So I can't wait to buy this baby the day it comes out! I don't like the new proximity sensor though (from 'leaked' pictures).
 
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caspersoong

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I think that the White iPhone 4 will only reach my country by the time iPhone 5 in announced. No market at all here.
 
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sem824

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You can call me whatever you wish, I just want my damn white iPhone 4 already :D

Still, calling people foolish for failing to purchase the latest tech product (even if it is a phone)? Life. Get it.

thank you. I am so f$&^ing sick of reading all the less then negative attitude posts about the white iphone. I guess the folks making those posts feel compelled to tell everyone the world according to them is black, black or black.
 
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