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Although the official launch day of the iPhone 4 is June 24, some customers are claiming to have received their shipments today.

Techcrunch.com is reporting that some have already received their new iPhones. A user on the MacRumors forum also claims he received his iPhone 4 and has posted photos.

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Photo source: LoyalMoses.com

Several customers have received e-mails from Apple informing of a shipment earlier than June 24.

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Image source: Engadget.com.

AT&T and the iPhone 4

In related news, AT&T has announced that unless you pre-ordered the iPhone 4, you will have to wait until June 29 to pick one up in the store. Here's a portion of AT&T's statement:

iPhone 4 pre-order sales on June 15 were 10-times higher than the first day of pre-ordering for the iPhone 3GS last year. Demand is simply unprecedented. We're thrilled to see the excitement around iPhone 4 and are committed to helping as many customers as quickly as we can. As we said last week, we're committed to fulfilling preorders first – and are on track to do so. Here is an update that we just posted: AT&T is on-track to deliver iPhone 4 to customers who preordered the device on June 15. We look forward to offering iPhone 4 to all other customers beginning Tuesday, June 29, when it goes on sale in all AT&T sales channels. [Source: Engadget.com]

If you didn't pre-order the iPhone 4 then your best bet would be to try an Apple store, Best Buy or Wal-Mart.