Apple today announced the launch of the long awaited white iPhone 4, which will take place on April 28th, bringing to an end the ten month wait from the launch of the original black iPhone 4 last year. The new device will be made available to the public from tomorrow, 28th April, and will retail for $199 and $299 for the 16Gb and 32GB versions respectively. As with the black iPhone, the white version can be purchased online or in store. The press release announcing the launch can be found here (details below).
“White models of iPhone 4 will be available in Austria, Australia, Belgium, Canada, China, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Luxembourg, Macau, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Singapore, South Korea, Spain, Switzerland, Sweden, Taiwan, Thailand, UK and the US, beginning Thursday, April 28 and in many more countries around the world soon. White iPhone 4 will be available for a suggested retail price of $199 (US) for the 16GB model and $299 (US) for the 32GB model with a new two year agreement through the Apple Store® (www.apple.com), at Apple’s retail stores, AT&T and Verizon Wireless stores and select Apple Authorized Resellers.”
The Apple homepage has been updated to reflect the gravity of the launch. Is this as important as The Beatles on iTunes? It very well might be.