White iPhone 4 to launch early next month?
Apple introduced the iPhone 4 in both black and white in June of last year. Fast-forward nine months later, and there's still no white GSM iPhone 4 to be found. Apple promised last year that the device would be coming this spring, and today one analyst has tried to narrow that launch window down just a bit. According to Concord Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, production of the white iPhone will kick off sometime this month, with the device launching in early April. He claims that Apple finally made changes to the "film material to solve the full-lamination problem" which caused all of the handset's delays. No mention of a white CDMA iPhone was made.
Yesterday we heard a rumor that Apple may hold an event in early April to show off iOS 5 for the first time and, if true, that would be a great opportunity for them to announce the availability of the white iPhone 4, too. Some folks may not really see the point in even releasing the device at this point, but I'd be surprised if Apple decided to just can it altogether. After all, it may not sell like hotcakes, but I'm sure there are a few folks out there that would like to buy a snowy white iPhone.