Due to a lack of white 16GB iPhone 4 replacement inventory, users of that particular handset who seek a replacement at an Apple Store Genius Bar may wind up with a free upgrade. Citing multiple sources, 9to5Mac reports that Apple has told its Genius Bars that inventory of white 16GB iPhone 4 replacements is highly constrained, and that until further notice, stores lacking proper replacement units should upgrade customers seeking a replacement to a white 16GB iPhone 4S. According to the report, the issue pertains to Apple Stores in the US and Canada; other countries or regions were not specifically mentioned.
Genius Bar replacing some iPhone 4 units with iPhone 4S
Charles Starrett was a senior editor at iLounge. He's been covering the iPod, iPhone, and iPad since their inception. He has written numerous articles and reviews, and his work has been featured in multiple publications.