According to CNET, Cingular has confirmed the release date for the
new Apple iPhone.
The current unofficial launch date is June 11.
After members of CNET called a customer service manager at Cingular, they were
transferred to the sales department. Once transferred, a representative
gave them a date but had no information beyond that.
The expected launch date is the same day as Apple's Worldwide Developers
Conference in San Francisco from June 11 to June 15. It is no surprise
that the iPhone's release date be the same date as the conference, with the
original announcement of the phone occurring at the Macworld Expo.
There have been many rumors of the iPhones release being sometime in June, but
there was never any information released on exactly when. A previous release
announcement had been made according to alleged documents filed with the
Federal Communications Commission for June 15, but had later been proven to be
There will be both 4GB and 8GB models for $499 and $599 USD and will be a
Cingular Wireless exclusive.