Despite ongoing manufacturing and inventory problems, Apple is forging ahead with its global rollout of the iPhone 4. Friday July 30 will see the introduction of iPhone 4 smart phones in 17 additional markets. Apple first launched the iPhone 4 on June 24 in the US, with cellular service exclusively provided by AT&T Wireless.
Over three million iPhone 4 units have already been sold. Apple recently announced it was not making the white iPhone 4 model available until later in 2010 due to manufacturing difficulties. The white version was previously expected to hit shelves at the end of July. The next batch of countries slated to receive the iPhone 4 include the following: