Antennagate aside there is an interesting problem that the market is having trouble dealing with. That problem is that Apple’s model, after nearly two decades of thinking it was obsolete, is working pretty damn well.
The iPhone 4 problems, when it comes to new phones, are hardly new to Apple or to any vendor. Yes the phones are crashing, yes the battery life of some suck (try the 4G Evo), and yes the antenna design was a really bad idea in hindsight.
Someday everyone will broadcast their colonoscopies on the Internets friend a serial killer on Facebook.