History and possible Future of the white iPhone 4.
Reports about Apple launching the white iPhone 4 by the end of April have intensified over the last days. It looks like we are really seeing the white iPhone 4 after 10 month long wait. Bloomberg reports that a unidentified source told them that Apple will release the white iPhone 4 on AT&T and Verizon still this month. Apple's Phil Schiller tweeted recently that the white iPhone 4 will be available this Spring. And now the WSJ chimes in reported that Apple confirmed to them that the white iPhone 4 launches in Spring. "Spring" is of course still a vague timeframe. All points to an April release, but it could also be May or even June.
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With the iPhone 5 release being put by recent rumors earliest in Fall, the next "new" iPhone is the white iPhone 4. Some Apple fans hope that the white iPhone 4 would actually offer something more than just the color white. How about more speed with the incorporation of the new A5 CPU found in the iPad 2.
The white iPhone 4 got delayed many times last year, but now it seems Apple is really going to release it. Below we look back at the 10 month history of the white iPhone 4 and its many delays. We will update this list with what happens next.
What Happened So Far (Reverse Order):
04/18/11: White iPhone 4 leaks in UK, Release Tuesday April 19th?
04/17/11: White iPhone 4 to launch on April 26th rumored by iPhoneItalia.
04/15/11: White iPhone 4 appears in Verizon Inventory according to 9to5Mac.
04/14/11: WSJ reports Apple confirmed Spring Release of White iPhone 4 (again).
04/14/11: Bloomberg reports white iPhone 4 launches on AT&T and Verizon by end of April.
03/13/11: Phil Schiller tweets that the white iPhone 4 comes this Spring.
02/08/11: Retailers prepare shelf space for white iPhone (false alarm).
10/27/10: Apple officially delays white iPhone 4 to Spring 2011
18/09/10: Steve Jobs emails that white iPhone 4 arrives in time for Christmas
07/23/10: Apple officially delays white iPhone 4 to late 2010.
06/23/10: Apple officially delays white iPhone 4 to July.
06/15/10: iPhone 4 pre-order launches, white iPhone 4 not available
06/08/10: WWDC 2010 keynote. Steve Jobs unveils iPhone 4, after it got lost in a bar weeks earlier.