Rumor: Apple to release white iPhone 4 in UK on April 20th

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Date: Tuesday, April 19th, 2011, 03:22
Category: iPhone, Rumor

You’ve been hankering for the white iPhone 4.

And if you’re in the United Kingdom, you’ve got a semi-definitive arrival date.

Per The Next Web, a briefly-posted page on UK retailer Three’s website seemingly revealed the long-awaited launch date for the white iPhone 4, though the page was quickly taken offline. The page suggested an April 20th launch prior to being pulled.

There has been a great deal of speculation that the launch of the white iPhone 4 was imminent, with reports from the US suggesting that it would launch by the end of the month.

However, Three has jumped the gun with the white iPhone 4 before – back in January, the white iPhone 4 appeared on Three’s site though the company later stated that this was only a holding page.

But this week pricing and delivery information appeared briefly on Three’s site, only to be hastily removed.

It is thought that number of manufacturing issues have held up the release of the white iPhone 4, which was supposed to launch alongside the black iPhone 4 in July 2010, including paint that peeled under extremes of heat.

Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak also speculated that paint was part of the problem back in January, though Woz reckoned it was letting too much light in to the body of the phone, ruining photographs and videos captured by the device’s camera.

Stay tuned for additional details as they become available.

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2 Responses to “Rumor: Apple to release white iPhone 4 in UK on April 20th”

  1. Here is Similar Interesting News

    The Apple White iPhone 4 release date continues and there seems to be a mix up over on the Three UK website with delivery of this iOS device.

    There are many sites mentioning a few details about Three UK website showing the white iPhone 4 on its system with a April 20th delivery stamped on it, Engadget and Recombu have both reported on this and we want to get to the bottom of this.

    We reported yesterday that the White iPhone 4 may possible release on April 26 and of course this has not been confirmed by Apple so it is a matter of sit back and wait to see if this materializes.

  2. I did not hear about this on any communication channel as of now.