O2 expects iPhone 3G to sell out on Friday

With demand for the iPhone 3G reaching fever pitch, O2 has said it expects to sell out on Friday, with some stores only having “a few dozen” phones in

With demand for the iPhone 3G reaching fever pitch, O2 has said it expects to sell out on Friday, with some stores only having “a few dozen” phones in stock.While the provider said earlier in the week that there would be “significant supplies” at launch, it looks like demand is going to cause some problems come 11 July.In a letter to a Stuff reader, O2 sales director Stephen Shurrock said, “We are confident that over time we will start to get sufficient volume to meet demand, but it is likely that stock will be in very short supply for some weeks to come.”He also says that some stores may not open their doors until 9:00am on Friday, although you can expect major outlets to get punters in at 8:02am.It really is starting to look as if those tales of an iPhone 3G shortage here in the UK are true.If you’ve got any questions about the impending release, be sure to check out our iPhone FAQs.

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