White iPhone 4 landing April 26?

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iPhoneItalia claims the long-delayed white iPhone 4 will finally start shipping on April 26. We've heard "this spring" confirmed by Apple multiple times, and recently heard it was "weeks" away, but if this date is accurate, we'll finally -- finally -- see the white iPhone 4 by month's end.

...Or not. Personally I'll expect it only when it hits Apple.com. How about you?

[iPhoneItalia via MacRumors]

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Wyatt says:

Does any body really still care? Black is the way to go anyway.

USAFRetired says:

+2 Time to move on to better topics/issues.

Woodman500 says:

Only if someone would have said it reversed...like white is the only way to go...

Trusttee says:

I personally don't care - an iPhone is an iPhone right? If you've been holding out from buying an iPhone 4 because you've been waiting on the white iPhone 4 - you should evaluate your priorities lol.

GinoDotCom says:

I waited a few months last year for the white phone that never came. I finally gave up on waiting around late October when it was announced that the white iPhone was further delayed. I really wanted a white iPhone.

mp0890 says:

If this does happen, I hope it is gsm and cdma capable... A true global phone is the only way I think they can justify a white iphone now

lawls says:

i care, if it does come out soon my little brother gets mine and i get the white one!

mrgerbik says:

IMO this is Apple's way of milking iPhone4 sales while putting off iPhone5 until fall

Craigy33 says:

White iPad 2 is horrid so I'd think white iPhone would be horrid too.
Black is the way to go ;-)

Jayy says:

Anybody who has wanted an iPhone 4 would have got one by now.

Luis says:

im not even expecing that shiat any more, waiting for ip5

Paul says:

Agree with most the others...who cares?!

Mike says:

Once you go black you never go back

tom says:

lol that is the weakest retort, ever

TreSupreme says:

Yeah because that worked out so well back in the Civil War.

mdntblu says:

Who cares anymore. I've never really cared for white anyways. My wife would probably like it but she's just going to wait for iP5 and keep her 3GS for a while.

Christian says:

The sad thing is that people are actually going to buy this when it finally comes out. Not like their will be a white iPhone 5 this summer or anything. :/

Daniel says:

Its gonna be "make-your-black-to-white" toolkits all over the place. Im gonna buy that one lol.

Christian says:

Whoever buys this phone based on it's color alone needs a head exam. IPhone 5 is around the corner and most likely will come in black and white. Just wait a tad longer.

Alek Z. says:

Looks very good, but I'll wait for iPhone 5. Got my iPad 2 last Monday, it was shipped directly from Shenzhen.

Jason says:

Is anyone really waiting for that phone?? If you don't have an iPhone 4 by now what's wrong with you?

PinkFriday says:

I could care less. After the first three times it got delayed I waited till November to get one. But best believe I will be getting the white iPhone 5.

Jonathan Seals says:

If I were waiting on a white iPhone 4 at all I wouldv'e just done a conversion. I like black though so I got it day one (VZW).

Damitol says:

Just in time to be the $99 alternative to the $200 iPhone 5.

JPSAL says:

Why still worry about this 10 months after the launch of the iPhone 4? I would prefer them to spend their resources working on the iPhone 5 with a dual-core processor, more RAM, a batter camera etc. The iPhone 4 hardware is gettimg obsolete fast.

gatorRx says:

Did not buy the iPhone 4 specifically because it was not available in white. Will now wait patiently for a white iPhone 5. The 3Gs (in white of course) is still trucking along just fine.

iPhone Spyware says:

this is really nice and fun reading your blog. well done dude, keep it up.

Ke says:

Who cares? Plenty.
Some of us care simply because we don't have an iPhone 4 yet, OR ... or, because we're interested in a white one.

tom says:

if you don't have an iPhone 4, please do not buy a white one and lock yourself into a multi-year deal with it. the 5 will be out in a matter
of months

Ted says:

come on this is going to be magical and revolutionary. Sprinkled with magic apple dust.

Chris says:

With all the discussion about the long-awaited white iPhone 4, and the rumors about this year's WWDC NOT being the formal announcement point for the iPhone 5, everything is coming into clearer focus.
You heard it here first - I'm projecting either a late 2011 or early 2012 release for iPhone 5 and I'm also going to go out on a limb and say that it's going to be fully LTE-capable.
Think about it - Verizon iPhone comes out just months before the anticipated normal iPhone 5 release date, and now the non-announcement rumors.
Why else would Apple delay the iPhone 5? They have to realize that they need to make iPhone 5 fully LTE or risk losing further market share to the competition.
Not to mention if iPhone 5 was that close, the white iPhone 4 would be a lame duck out of the gate...

ipadwise says:

I think Apple is having supply issues due to the recent Tsunami in Japan and has decided to hold the public’s attention by releasing the iPhone 4 in white. I believe that the iPhone 5 will come out this fall in time for the holiday sales blitzes. I would wait for the new iPhone 5. Maybe a new iOS could tide us over though?

Chris says:

I don't think you'll see a major iOS release without new hardware to go with it. Just my opinion.

Carioca32 says:

In my opinion there will be NO white iPhone 4. The iPhone 5 will be lauched on schedule, in June, with the option of black and white, just like the iPad 2.

Thismanisstupid says:

I think (and hope) that frank72 is right. Not many people really care, and if white means bad prox sensors, then I'll pass. It's like giving up features over a color choice.

Thismanisstupid says:

Why does the site keep messing up my name?

Dood says:

Plaid iPhone will be a revelation unto itself.