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AT&T Runs Out of iPhone 4 – Stock Room Ready for iPhone 5? [Updated]

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New technologies could make the next iPhone significantly thinner than its predecessor.
New technologies could make the next iPhone significantly thinner than its predecessor.

If you’ve been keeping up with the iPhone 4S/5 speculation recently, any hopes you had that the device would be announced at Steve’s WWDC keynote on Monday will be well and truly crushed by now. But if a new device isn’t right around the corner, why is AT&T running out of the iPhone 4?

If you head on over to the iPhone page on AT&T’s website today, the only black iPhone 4 devices they have to offer are all refurbished; there are no new handsets in stock.

When Apple stock runs out like this it’s usually a very good indication that a product refresh is on its way.

Sure, it could just be coincidence, but would Apple really allow its biggest U.S. carrier to run out of stock on a device that is expected to run until at least September? I’m not so sure…

Of course, this could just be a glitch in AT&T’s system that is ignoring stock of the back iPhone 4, but if you needed a story to keep that new iPhone at WWDC dream alive, this is most definitely it.

What do you think? Are we getting out hopes up over nothing, or is this enough to believe in a new iPhone announcement on Monday?

UPDATE: The black iPhone 4 is now back in stock on the AT&T website.

[via iPhone Download Blog]

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