17 more countries get the iPhone 4 on Friday

Like a swart rider thundering across the forests of Saskatoon, the green plains of Europe and the misty steppes of Asia, the black iPhone 4 is entering Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, Denmark, Finland, Hong Kong, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway, New Zealand, Singapore, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland on Friday, adding to those countries’ already high happiness indices.

Not much more than that (I’m sure your local blogs will share with you the local prices in drachmas, pesos, pfennigs or whatever it is Sweden uses and we’ll put them here when we grab them) but get in line now. After all, World Cup is over so you guys have plenty of time.

Simon, our local Australian, reports that he expects it to cost “It’s usally about $1000 for the 32GB” and he is so happy but he told us “I wish it ran Android.” Dream on, Simon!

You can also pick up a grey market version in many markets, including China, but barring a full SIM unlock, these things aren’t very portable right now.

The phone is available now in France, Germany, Japan, the UK and the US.