Having noted earlier that Apple still wasn't selling the iPhone 4 on its site as launch day began, we'll duly report that it is now being offered online at the expected price ($859 for 16GB, $999 for 32GB). While Apple is the obvious option for a carrier-free purchase, its delivery window — 3 weeks — ties in with reported supply shortages at most physical locations. [Apple Store]
iPhone 4 Finally On Apple Store Site, But You'll Wait 3 Weeks
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