Apple’s iPhone 4 finally hits 24-hour US availability over four months after debut

“The iPhone 4 today finally reached 24-hour availability at the online Apple Store in the US,” Electronista reports.

“The quicker ship dates came over four months after it first went on sale in the country and represent an unprecedented backlog for Apple, which in the past has usually cleared up the initial demand within several weeks. Boosted sales are likely to help Apple as it has already said that it’s only limited by supply and has been ramping up production for much of the year.

Read more in the full article here.

[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “Judge Bork” for the heads up.]


  1. @TomL that would only confirm that Apple got iPhone design wrong. Let’S see if they’re gonna chamge anything-if yes they will only say to those who bought it: u got a lemon-like with no button iPod shuffle

  2. Good timing. That’s the best proof that a Verizon iPhone in early 2011 is possible, now that Apple was finally able ramp up production enough to meet demand with supply while using only ATT (in the U.S. market). It would have made zero sense to add a second carrier if Apple was already selling all the iPhones it can produce, but now, they have the product capacity to expand sales even further by adding another U.S. carrier in the near future.

  3. @ken1w

    Another astute observation by you. Often injecting fresh perspectives or throwing in interesting conjectures, you have a brilliant way of stating the obvious that were, until then, not so obvious.

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