The iPad delay news may have disappointed many potential buyers in many countries but Apple’s flagship product iPhone 4.0 will oblige people in 17 more countries on Friday, 30 July. The iPhone 4 is already available in France, Germany, Japan, the UK and the U.S., which brings the total number of countries where the device is available to 21.

The countries are as follows: Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, Denmark, Finland, Hong Kong, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway, New Zealand, Singapore, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland. The iPhone 4 is already available in France, Germany, Japan, the UK and the U.S., which brings the total number of countries where the device is available to 21. Despite of recent blow to company because of attenagate issue, iPhone is still at top in many people’s wish list across the globe. Specially after Apple’s assurance, towards fixing this issue, made people more comfortable and reinthiastic.

As far as other countries are concerned, Apple claims that the “iPhone 4 will roll out to many more countries later this year and Apple will announce availability and local pricing for these other countries at a later date.”

At a press conference last week, Apple chief executive Steve Jobs noted that the handset is not rolling out on time in South Korea, home turf for two of Apple top rivals, Samsung Electronics Co Ltd and LG Electronics Inc.

“It’s going to take us a little longer to get government approval there,” he said.