Who's waiting for the WHITE iPhone 4?

Discussion in 'iPhone' started by hazedragon45, Aug 1, 2010.

  1. hazedragon45 macrumors regular

    Oct 23, 2009
    I am

    I wonder how many iPhone fans are actually going to wait for the White iphone. Not knowing for sure when it's going to be released this year, or even if it's going to happen at all, are you going to settle for the BLACK if you're actually planning on getting one?
  2. Pepper Pot macrumors member

    Nov 15, 2009
  3. JustinSaneV2 macrumors 6502


    Jul 1, 2010
    I'm not sure why anyone would waste their time...

    If you're that desperate just buy the white OEM glass panels and install them yourself.
  4. wickywahwah macrumors regular

    May 6, 2010
    was. not anymore after the "later this year" delay. black phone should arrive this week :D
  5. tmerritt530 macrumors member

    Jun 4, 2008
    Was going to until the later this year news. My black one should be shipped this week.
  6. circularforward macrumors 6502

    Jul 18, 2010
    I had been waiting for it, but with the delay and uncertainty regarding how long, I got the black this past Friday. Just didn't want to keep waiting when I could have it now, it delays the start of the inevitable contract, and I had some qualms about the white lessening the perception of the beautiful IPS screen's contrast to begin with....
  7. BlondeBuddhist macrumors 6502a


    Jun 7, 2010
    I am.. sort of...

    I am (lovingly) using a black 32 iphone 4. When the white is released I plan on utilizing the add-a-line feature and purchasing the white phone, pay the ETF, and resell it. By then the unlock should be ready so I think getting $1,000 or more is feasible.

    A few variables but it looks possible. Like i said, sort of.

    Blonde Buddhist
  8. R94N macrumors 68020


    May 30, 2010
    A white model would be a nice option to have.
  9. StuddedLeather macrumors 6502a

    Apr 20, 2009
    Brooklyn, NYC
    I was as well. . .
    But now, I bought a Black iPhone and I don't regret it! Maybe next time/year. :(
  10. marddin macrumors 6502

    Mar 11, 2009
    I am going to buy the black iPhone then whenever the white one comes out my little brother will buy my phone and then I'll use his upgrade to get the white one.

    Thank god for family!
  11. aforty macrumors 65816


    Nov 27, 2007
    Brooklyn, NY
    I waited a month but finally bought the black after yet another delay. I'll buy it when it comes out and sell this one but I stopped holding my breath for it.
  12. April Dancer macrumors regular

    April Dancer

    Apr 11, 2006
    Surrey, UK
    I was. As soon as 'later this year' happened I got a black one. I'm not that desperate, a month or two was easy but I'm not being dangled on a string indefinitely. Love the phone, was definitely worth upgrading from the 3Gs. They can stick the white up their bottom :D ;)
  13. geko29 macrumors 6502

    Nov 10, 2008
    I was waiting until last week when they changed from "end of July" to "sometime later this year. Maybe. If we goddamn feel like it." So I ordered a 32GB black on Friday, and had it on Tuesday.
  14. ohaithar macrumors 6502a


    Jul 29, 2010
    Elk Grove Village, IL, USA
    I would love for Apple to make more colors of the iPhone 4. Then maybe I'll get one.
  15. kas23 macrumors 603


    Oct 28, 2007
    Waiting for the white iPhone. Good luck with that one. If someone could wait for a white iPhone, then they probably neither need or even want an iPhone.
  16. andy9l, Aug 2, 2010
    Last edited: Sep 25, 2013

    andy9l macrumors 68000

    Aug 31, 2009
    England, UK
    In all seriousness, it's nice that they're sticking with their old 'white' image but the white iPhones look tacky. If the silver text and logo on the white ones were graphite coloured, that would make me think twice.
  17. kas23 macrumors 603


    Oct 28, 2007
    You forgot pre-op and post-op transexuals, transgenders, and cross dressers.
  18. andy9l macrumors 68000

    Aug 31, 2009
    England, UK
    Nice ;)
    Perhaps there is a gap in the market for these delayed fluffy bunnies.
  19. rdowns macrumors Penryn


    Jul 11, 2003

    I'll alert the media. :rolleyes:
  20. kas23 macrumors 603


    Oct 28, 2007
    You poor, tortured soul.
  21. cdp1276 macrumors member


    Dec 26, 2005
    Fairport, NY
    I'm still waiting as well but probably wont past mid September if we don't hear any solid news. I'm still on the first iPhone 2G that I got the day it came out. I can't handle it much more as the battery life is so bad, I can only use for like 30 mins without a charge.

    The biggest reason I'm also waiting is to hear what Apple might do next. Putting an end date for the free bumper/case program leads me to believe something else is coming. So given I've waited this long, I want to give it another 45 days and see what we hear before I lock into a device for 2 years.
  22. Deadman64 macrumors 6502a

    Jun 2, 2008
    I need a quick turnaround from order to deliver....did you order in store, online or what?
  23. toypadlock macrumors member

    May 17, 2010
    add me to the "was waiting" crowd. when i heard it was being delayed further, even after jobs promised it would be released in july, i said "fuϲk it" and went to the shop and bought a 32gb black one.

    annoyed i couldn't hold out, but i do really love this one, even though it's not the colour i wanted.
  24. nburwell macrumors 601


    May 6, 2008
    I was also waiting for the white iPhone 4. However, when the Apple press release came out saying it wouldn't be available until later this year, I placed my order for the black iPhone 4. I probably could have waited, but I decided not to and gave in.
  25. dissdnt macrumors 65816


    Aug 3, 2007

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