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White iPhone Production Issues Fixed By New Japanese Paint?

With the appearance of the white iPhone 4 on various international carrier websites, rumors about the new device finally becoming available in the next weeks have been intensifying lately. Last summer, several reports suggested that the white iPhone might or might not have been delayed due to manufacturing issues with the white paint on the rear glass of the unit.

As noted by iLounge, a new report from blog Macotakara suggests that a new Japanese paint has fixed the production woes with the white iPhone 4.

Citing an unnamed source, the report claims that the new material allows for the thickness of the painted layer to be specified prior to application, which apparently results in better yields and fewer defective products.

Will Apple be able to meet the rumored Spring 2011 deadline at this point? The white iPhone 4 sure has become a hot subject again.

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