As is reception
connection problems, and proximity sensor failures weren't
enough, Apple has announced that elusive white iPhone 4 will be
delayed even longer.
This is Apple's official
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.
According to a report from 21st
Century Business Herald, the company that produces the glass
for the iPhone 4, Lens Technology, is having production problems with
applying white paint to the glass. More specifically, the company is
having problems with finding the right balance of paint thickness to
allow clearance for the digitizers while at the same time adhering to
the physical standards for "beauty" that Apple has for its
Apple's iPhone 4 retails for $199
(16GB) and $299 (32GB) with a two-year contract. Due to the
production problems with the white iPhone, only the black model is
quote: Why would they delay the white model to fix the antenna? Why does it matter what colour it is when they fix it? They'll fix it when they fix it, black and white. Is it really that hard to believe that they have a problem with paint tolerances instead of another conspiracy theory?