1. E Pow's Avatar
    I just left Best Buy in Cincinnati (fields ertel area) and pre-ordered a 16 GB White iphone 4. I'm SOOOOO HAPPY!!!!!!!!! I thought I wasnt going to be able to get a white one. I was the 1st person to pre-order I was there at 10:01am.
    06-15-2010 10:38 AM
  2. Behshad's Avatar
    Well Pre-ordering it is one thing. Getting the white one on the 24th, Good luck
    06-15-2010 10:40 AM
  3. E Pow's Avatar
    You are right. The only reason why I believe Best Buy MAY have them is because Apple even isnt letting you pre-order it online. Best Buy is letting you pre-order them. I'm not sure what the Apple store is saying. It's a crap shoot, but at least I pre-ordered it and it clearly states on my receipt that I ordered white so I'm hoping that if they dont come out I can exchange when they do since I didnt get what I pre-ordered. We shall see. I just know I cant wait until next Thursday!!!!
    06-15-2010 10:44 AM
  4. robertk328's Avatar
    I'm not sure what the Apple store is saying. It's a crap shoot, but at least I pre-ordered it and it clearly states on my receipt that I ordered white so I'm hoping that if they dont come out I can exchange when they do since I didnt get what I pre-ordered. We shall see. I just know I cant wait until next Thursday!!!!
    If they don't come out with white, they won't be giving you a black one to exchange when white comes out.... they'll just make you wait til they come in, or you can cancel that order and get a black one. So you will get what you pre-ordered, just maybe not on the 24th.

    That's my guess
    06-15-2010 02:14 PM
  5. osensnolf's Avatar
    I can confirm that the OP is correct. Best Buy is taking "pre-orders" for the white phone. All on taken via pen and paper so we'll see...
    06-15-2010 02:31 PM
  6. Sarcone's Avatar
    I preordered the white from BB this morning. The manager told me if the white didn't come in I could exchange my order for the black or wait. We'll see what happens next week.
    06-15-2010 02:45 PM
  7. lungho's Avatar
    Best Buy will promise you the world if it means they can tie up your money with them. Stores like this survive on the ol' bait-n-switch. But I sincerely hope I'm wrong and you guys get your white iPhones.
    06-15-2010 02:52 PM
  8. boss4life's Avatar
    I just ordered 2 iPhones from Best Buy. The sales rep told me the same thing that the white phone is available on the 24th. My guess is that if you can't order it through apple you can't get it anywhere. If you order a white one you will be unable to switch to a black one on the 24th if its not available.

    Each order scanned in represents the amount of phones to be shipped so switching out would throw there inventory out of whack.

    I hope I'm wrong and they will have what apple will not.
    06-15-2010 03:16 PM
  9. E Pow's Avatar
    I called the Best Buy I pre-ordered from and they told me that they have no way of knowing exactly how many phones they will get in on launch day. I was told that because I was the first pre order there this morning at 10am I will 110% have a iphone 4 on launch day. Rather it's white or black they cant say, but because I paid my money and pre-ordered with them that they will have a phone assigned for me. They will give me the option to switch to black or I can have the option to wait for the white phone on June 24th. I think that's fair of them.
    06-15-2010 04:53 PM
  10. robertk328's Avatar
    That's good. At least they won't hold you to the white one if they're not available.
    06-15-2010 05:03 PM
  11. solius's Avatar
    the best buy in my area said they where not pre ordering white iphones. good thing i wanted black.
    06-15-2010 05:04 PM
  12. Tone1981's Avatar
    BB in MD took my order for the white 1 even tho i told them that apple was not selling it. They said they checked and were going to get white, i placed my order knowing that the chances were slim at best, well i was right i got the call from them 1hr ago and no white big shocker!!! dont want the black so guess i dont have a new iph0ne thnks APPLE for f**king up my day.....
    06-15-2010 06:00 PM
  13. pnut78's Avatar
    My issue is that Apple waited until the pre-order day to let everyone in on this "no white iPhone" issue. Jobs made no intimation that the white would come later.

    Either way, I pre-ordered at BB for a 32GB White and I guess I will have to switch out on launch day since now I'm on a RAZR since I sold my 3GS
    06-16-2010 09:08 AM
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