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Apple has confirmed the white iPhone 4 for this Spring, Foxconn already making it

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Apple has confirmed the white iPhone 4 for this Spring, Foxconn already making it
The Wall Street Journal reports that an iPhone 4 in a white glass chassis has been confirmed by Apple Thursday, although it doesn't specify by whom.

This adds to the Bloomberg snippet the other day that a white iPhone 4 will appear on both AT&T and Verizon by the end of this month. Reuters also cites "two people familiar with the situation" that Hon Hai Precision, which is the manufacturing arm of Foxconn, has already started production of the initial batches.

Now that we have every reason to believe the elusive white iPhone 4 will finally see the light of day ten months later than promised, what are your thoughts? Are you still interested, or would you rather wait for the next iPhone version, the production of which is reportedly starting in September?

source: WSJ & Reuters

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posted on 15 Apr 2011, 03:27 5

1. android_hitman (Posts: 651; Member since: 07 Jul 2010)


OMFG!!! this means no Iphone5 in June :(

posted on 15 Apr 2011, 08:04 2

10. deago78 (Posts: 157; Member since: 08 Oct 2009)


Its pretty much expected that it was going to be "late". Could be a hit for apple though given how far behind the current iPhone specs are from the high-end market standard.

posted on 15 Apr 2011, 15:09 1

20. taco50 (banned) (Posts: 5506; Member since: 08 Oct 2009)


Enlighten us how far the iPhone is behind

posted on 15 Apr 2011, 08:23 8

13. JeffdaBeat (unregistered)


I kind of took this as when the iPhone 5 finally does release, you'll get a cheaper iPhone 4 in two different colors...but who knows...

posted on 15 Apr 2011, 03:37 7

2. Zee1 (unregistered)


Sweet! Just in time for the iPhone 4 birthday. Now I can buy a white iPhone 4 that's completely the same as the current iPhone 4 just in white, meanwhile all other phones on the market keep advancing. Gotta love Apple.

posted on 15 Apr 2011, 04:07 2

3. RORYREVOLUTION (Posts: 3042; Member since: 12 Jan 2010)


Yea no kidding im sorry but who cares at this point? They want to see the phone 5 not an ugly white iphone. If you want a white phone so bad just get a plain white sticker and put it over the device.

posted on 15 Apr 2011, 04:56 6

4. rocker-guy (Posts: 13; Member since: 24 Mar 2011)


white iphone 4 is always welcome,.. its a piece of magnificence... and brilliance... better late than never... thumbs up apple..

posted on 15 Apr 2011, 08:05 6

11. deago78 (Posts: 157; Member since: 08 Oct 2009)


You are kidding right?

posted on 15 Apr 2011, 05:36 2

5. IOS5 (unregistered)


Don't rush it just wait guys I think the iPhone 5 it's going to be totally different trust me:)

posted on 15 Apr 2011, 14:36 1

19. Kjayhawk (Posts: 291; Member since: 07 Oct 2010)


Didn't the people at Apple even say this generation of the iPad and iPhone are not going to be anything special? I'm waiting for the next Gen stuff they said that shit is going to be CASH!!

posted on 17 Apr 2011, 14:10

23. lollipop (Posts: 43; Member since: 15 Feb 2011)


i am wondering where you get your info....

posted on 15 Apr 2011, 05:40 2

6. palmguy (Posts: 307; Member since: 22 Mar 2011)


Will you get one? To be different?

posted on 15 Apr 2011, 05:42 2

7. Phullofphil (Posts: 801; Member since: 10 Feb 2009)


I can care less. if i had the choice from the begining i would still have picked a black one.

posted on 15 Apr 2011, 06:00 1

8. IOS5 (unregistered)


I'm not saying I'm getting one but I think it's going to be some changes I wish if I can get one

posted on 15 Apr 2011, 06:07 2

9. andro (unregistered)


Well out you go islaves,pour all your cash out on a inherently defective device still at a high premium price but being last years model but in a different colour, Just remember you look realy 'cool' with it and and will be the envy of all your friends and most of all Apple will love you again. Your phone is white,incredible

posted on 15 Apr 2011, 08:09 4

12. cellgeek82 (Posts: 518; Member since: 20 Dec 2009)


First OS wars, then carrier wars, now there will be color wars! I can see it now, "my white iPhone is better than your black iPhone" ..."what'd you say homie?" ..."you heard me dog!"

Black vs White... Here we go again!

or

Spy vs Spy HAHA!

posted on 15 Apr 2011, 08:40 2

14. Astreo (unregistered)


Defective device? name one defect for the iphone and ill show you ten on any other phone. this is coming from someone who switched from iphone to android and is switching back,

posted on 15 Apr 2011, 09:27 1

15. bling bling (unregistered)


huh what iphone 4 with the NEW WHITE CASE ... OMG!!!! *goes back to reality*

posted on 15 Apr 2011, 10:00 3

16. roldefol (Posts: 3106; Member since: 28 Jan 2011)


The way I see it, this is a way for Apple to keep milking sales of the iphone 4, especially if the 5 isn't coming for another half year. The mere mention of a new color keeps them in the news and therefore in customers' minds.

That said, I think anyone who's planning to trade in their black 4 for a white one is off their rocker.

posted on 15 Apr 2011, 13:41 1

17. kcombs (Posts: 252; Member since: 15 Dec 2010)


the WSJ reports iPhone 4 in white?! come on, I don't listen to anything said about apple products untill Steve is saying it on stage.

posted on 15 Apr 2011, 14:19 2

18. roldefol (Posts: 3106; Member since: 28 Jan 2011)


Yeah, remember back in December when the WSJ reported the Verizon iPhone was coming in Feb? What a joke!

posted on 15 Apr 2011, 16:01

21. kcombs (Posts: 252; Member since: 15 Dec 2010)


don't care I'm still not listining!

posted on 16 Apr 2011, 10:33

22. brett012405 (Posts: 5; Member since: 11 Mar 2011)


Originally in June of 2010 I had a pre-order for a white iPhone 4...I was upset when I couldn't get one. I ended up with a black iPhone 4, but now I'm so fed up with Apple I've switched to the Atrix. I like the phone...except theres not "4g" enabled....wtf. But its better than the iPhone. I'm waiting to see what the iPhone 5 is going to be. Apple is going to have to step it up....bc Android's are taking over. But Apple still seems to sell a TON of phones even though they are behind ....

posted on 18 Apr 2011, 03:07

24. tirah (unregistered)


they should really incorporate a full slide-out keyboard while keeping the phone just as thin instead of releasing iphones that pretty much do the same thing.

although i'm biased towards the white iphone and would probably get one (currently have a white 3gs), i would reallly love for the i5 to have a keyboard but apparently it's going to be a plain bar as usual and with a metal back??? that's like going back to the 1st gen iphone.

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