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No Smartphone for You -- Come Back, One Week!

Anders Bylund
July 16, 2010

So you're understandably bummed about Apple (Nasdaq: AAPL  ) shipping "defective" iPhones, and perhaps a little disappointed in the "any color, as long as it's black" selection of service providers for that beautiful gadget. Besides, an iPhone 4 ordered today won't ship for three weeks, and you need one now.

That's OK -- you still have a plethora of Android phones to choose from, and surely one of them could fill that black, empty void in your chest that the iPhone was supposed to fill. Right?

Well, no -- probably not. Most of the top-of-the-line Android handsets are just as sold-out as the iPhone. Verizon (NYSE: VZ  ) Wireless says that the HTC Droid Incredible with its pretty OLED screen is sold out, with more coming in by Aug. 3. OK, so how about the HTC EVO 4G from Sprint Nextel (NYSE: S