Update 1: Just had an email from a Bell source–July 23rd date mentioned again.
In their latest PR release about iPhone 4 sales, Apple once again confirmed the iPhone 4 will be launched in Canada “by the end of July”. We have received two separate emails that provide specific information to corroborate a pending July 23rd launch.
According to our tipster, with close ties to an Apple Store, here are some vague details “CS” was able to provide:
- Word around the store is a July 23rd launch for the iPhone 4.
- Employees have been asked to start shifts at 7:00AM on that day.
- No one is allowed to book time off on that day.
Earlier today, another story popped up online with a similar date (their source was from a major carrier, not an Apple Store), but of course we have to always take these rumours with a grain of salt. We previously predicted July 23rd or July 30th, the last two Fridays of the month. Right now, the former is looking to be the best bet for the iPhone 4 launch in Canada.
All we can do now is wait. Rest assured that as we inch closer into July, the iPhone 4 launch date will soon by announced by Rogers, Bell, and Telus on the same day (they like to do things in tandem).