Apple hasn't announced the official July release date for the iPhone 4 yet, but there are a few hints suggesting that it might launch between July 15 and July 31. Remember the white iPhone? Apple said it would launch by the second half of July because they're having some problems manufacturing it. Then, some providers have already removed their iPhone 3GS plans from their homepages and said new plans for "something new" are coming "soon".
Now, ApfelBlog has discovered some strings in Orange's website (the provider that carries the iPhone 3GS in Switzerland) which report that the iPhone 4 is "not available yet but will launch on July 31".
Here's the original text:
"Dieses Produkt ist noch nicht verfügbar, wird aber bald erhältlich sein. Lesen Sie die Beschreibung und seien Sie bereit, wenn es am 31.07.2010 lanciert wird."
Here's a Google Translation:
"This product is not available, but will be available soon. Read the description and be ready when it is launched on 07/31/2010."
Could this mean that the iPhone 4 will indeed launch in Europe by the end of July, or is it just an attempt by Orange to rise the hype around its upcoming plans? Perhaps just a mistake? No matter what, we should know everything about the official launch in a few days. Maybe tomorrow?