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Steve Jobs: No iPhone 4 Delay for Canada

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The iPhone 4 launch was a massive hit in the USA and worldwide (600,000 pre-orders on one day). There are iPhone 4 shortages and delays and rumours of a pushed back Canadian iPhone 4 launch. Well, any rumour of a delay has been crushed thanks to an email response from Apple CEO Steve Jobs.

Steve Jobs: There is No iPhone 4 Delay for Canada

An iPhoneinCanada.ca reader Luke sent the following email to Steve Jobs–and got a response. He asked if the iPhone 4 launch in Canada would be pushed back to August due to high demand in the US.

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Date: Sat, 26 Jun 2010 16:38:46 -0700
From: Steve Jobs
Subject: Re: iPhone 4
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Nope.

On Jun 26, 2010, at 4:26 PM, lukexxxx@aim.com wrote:

Has the Canadian iPhone 4 release date been pushed back to august due to such high demand in the U.S.?

So, there you have it. The iPhone 4 is still slated for an “end of July” release in Canada. Given the recent reception issues, are you still going to buy the iPhone 4 when it launches?

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