No, the white iPhone 4's extraordinary attribute is that, well, it's white. And it has been delayed--again and again and again.
If you've been following the Saga of the White iPhone 4, you know the backstory. The handset was supposed to ship in July 2010, only to be put on hold multiple times. The latest rumor, courtesy of , is that the white model will finally ship by the end of April. Hurrah!
But at this point, who cares? The , whether it debuts in the or , is right around the corner. Why anyone would buy an iPhone 4 right now, rather than wait a few months for the new and improved model, escapes me. Then again, the Verizon Wireless edition of the iPhone 4, which arrived just two months ago, , so apparently some people aren't big on delayed gratification.
I'm sure there will be a white iPhone 5, and odds are good it'll ship right away--much like the white iPad 2 did when it . I say this because Apple is too smart to repeat the same boneheaded mistake with the next iPhone.
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