Apple's case for many more iPhone 4 sales begins in earnest from Friday the 30th of July, when 17 more countries get what will surely be quickly sold-out stocks of its iPhone 4, presumably with a free case to help close the AntennaGate after the bad horse of publicity had already bolted. UPDATE: AUD $999 price now announced for 32GB iPhone 4 since publication.
Steve Jobs' claim that there are shielding issues with all smartphones has stirred up a hornet's nest, with BlackBerry maker RIM, Nokia and HTC defending their products.
All smartphones suffer from reduced signal strength when held in particular ways, and the iPhone 4 is no exception, according to Apple CEO Steve Jobs. Few owners are reporting issues to Apple, and return rates are particularly low, he claimed. But Apple has decided to give all owners a free case as this may help ameliorate the issue.