Apple delays white iPhone a second time

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  1. luke_c
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  2. Canonbeat234

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    Heh heh, Apple has to get rid of those em' worms inside em' their iphones...
     
  3. Jamstruth

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    "Statement by Apple on White iPhone 4
    White models of Apple's new iPhone® 4 have continued to be more challenging to manufacture than we originally expected, and as a result they will not be available until later this year. The availability of the more popular iPhone 4 black models is not affected."


    How can White ones be any harder to make than the black ones? Unless they're fixing the aerial problem
     
  4. BakuFunn

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    Supposedly because it's harder to make white glass without paint, because then it would chip and reveal its innards. Also because to get that color onto glass without it rubbing off or wearing off over time, you'd need it either behind the glass (which would look bad) or actually the color of the glass, which is quite hard to do.

    They're probably revising the antenna for the white one as well, halting production for the September REAL fix for the problem. (New model)

    Guys, if you have an iPhone 4 and really hate the antenna problem, return it before September so you can get the new one if it comes out, or just get a trippy android.
    Apple is NOT going to send you a new updated one. They will NOT. No way in hell.
     
  5. The Pi

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    Cause they're magic [​IMG]

    It's obvious their going to be fixing the reception problem but it shouldn't take that long to do.
     
  6. luke_c
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    I read something about the glass-type on the white models being hard to get in, import or manufacture.
     
  7. jan777

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    Why can't they just make transparent ones?

    Tha'll be better than boring white.
     
  8. Urza

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    That would look chintzy as fuck.
     
  9. Slyakin

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    That's very true.

    I wonder if they'll move the antenna(e) inside the phone, which would probably fix its main problem. He could announce it as Apple's Fast and Innovative new Phone! The Apple iPhone 4.1.


    If he did that, fanboys would eat it up.
     
  10. BakuFunn

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    Why would that be a bad thing?
     
  11. BlackDave

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    ^ Because they just came out with a freakin Iphone 4

    We don't need them to do What Ninty did with the DSi Series and 3DS but over an even shorter period of time.

    "Oh cool I just bought the Iphone 4. I'm so awesome!!!" **turn on TV**

    "This just in Apple has let out information about it's new Iphone 4.1 featuring the same crap but with the antena being in a different place [​IMG]"

    "DAAAMN IT!!!!"
     
  12. BakuFunn

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    You're forgetting about the one little thing persistent in the industry: progress. Look at how many phones HTC churns out on a monthly basis. Compare that with only yearly updates to all Apple products, and we've got ourselves a huge hole in your argument. This is an exception because many were complaining about the hardware fault that cannot just be "bandaged" with a free case.

    By the way, technology moves faster than your wallet, and not everyone cares that there's something new.
     
  13. ProtoKun7

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    Scheduled for release September 2011.
     
  14. BlackDave

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    true that