UK White iPhone 3G availability boosted
Carphone Warehouse now taking orders; O2 will sell it 'soon'
Roll up! Roll up! Roll up to the Carphone Warehouse because the retailer’s begun taking pre-orders for the white iPhone 3G.
Get your order in now
The 16GB white-backed model has been extremely rare in the UK until now, but a CW spokeswoman confirmed to Register Hardware this morning that it will begin selling the white model next week. CW is now taking orders, with delivery inked for 26 August - this coming Tuesday.
Apple's white iPhone 3G
Some reports had claimed that CW stores will be stocking and selling the white iPhone 3G from today. But the CW spokeswoman confirmed to us that this isn’t the case, adding that the firm won’t release any of the handsets before Tuesday.
O2 has also confirmed to Register Hardware this morning that it plans to launch the 16GB white iPhone 3G "within the coming weeks". Whether the white handset will be available on contract and pay-as-you-go with O2 remains a secret.
The iPhone 3G was launched in the UK in July. Until now, neither O2 nor CW have offered the white model - only available, in any case, with a 16GB capacity. Apple has had them to sell, but not consistently across all of its outlets and not, it seems, in any great number.
Apple’s latest version of the 3G iPhone may be all-white, but it doesn’t bring any new features to the phone. However, if black-backed handsets aren’t your thang, then CW’s announcement will be welcome news.
The White iPhone 3G is available to pre-order online.
Flash IS needed
for those of us who use the gay dating sites, because all of the good ones (gaydar etc) use flash for messaging between users...
Paris because she probably is a fag hag
Hong kong seller on eBay sell the best look and most easy back cover for iPhone in any colour green pink gold black silver or White with free two tools.
And for those whining, use Firefox with iPhone-blocker.
Oh for crying out loud...
At least half the comments on this are along the lines of either "I don't like the iPhone and don't want one" OR "This is a pointless article, who cares".
Now I know there are some people of very limited intelligence out there but an article titled "UK White iPhone 3G availability boosted" is almost certainly going to be about White iPhones becoming available. So why oh why would you click on it and read it if you then end up posting a comment along those lines??
Paris as shes as dim as most of the iPhone trolls out there.
Just stop already, its getting SOOOO old and boring.
Still won't make the tea
OK it's got a "nice" UI but it has no practical purpose for those of us looking for a teasmaid.
Some sort of prize warranted here
Is it just me, or is this possibly the most pathetically content free article to have ever shown up on el Reg?
Seriously, an article telling us that some particular product is now more available in a different colour than it once was? Get a grip.