The Apple iPhone 4S has a few features newly introduced, and a few have been the update to the previous generation iPhones. The external specifications of the iPhone are still the same, the design being the same and only a few internal specs and the iPhone 4S camera being the different and new ones.
Features of the iPhone 4S
- Siri. The intelligent assistant that helps you get things done.
- Dual-core A5 chip making it the fastest phone, and performing about 7 times the previous iPhone.
- The new iPhone 4S camera – 8-Megapixel, 1080p video recording with real-time video stabilization.
- iOS 5 – The new operating system, with around 200 changes and updates
- iCloud. Your content. On all your devices. The iCloud manages all the stuff on the iOS devices, and stores the pictures, music and documents and more and then it wirelessly pushes all the content to all the other devices.
- Retina Display – The iPhone 4S, similar to the iPhone 4 has the retina display, being one of the best and making it well made for displaying HD content.
- Better Wireless Technology – The wireless technology is made better to have data download speeds at around double the normal. The HSDPA speed goes to around 14.4 Mbps, and the iPhone 4S being a world phone, it can be used almost anywhere.
The Technical Specifications of the iPhone 4S
Height: 4.5 inches (115.2 mm)
Width: 2.31 inches (58.6 mm)
Depth: 0.37 inch (9.3 mm)
Weight: 4.9 ounces (140 grams)
The Controls on External Surface, and connectors
Display and Screen:
- Retina display
- 3.5-inch (diagonal) widescreen Multi-Touch display
- 960-by-640-pixel resolution at 326 ppi
- Fingerprint-resistant oleophobic coating on front and back
- 800:1 contrast ratio (typical)
Camera and Image, Video Capturing
- 8-megapixel camera with LED Flash and Autofocus
- Face detection in still images
- Video recording, HD (1080p) up to 30 frames per second with audio
- Video stabilization
- Front camera with VGA-quality photos and video at up to 30 frames per second
- Photo and video geotagging
Network and Connectivity
- UMTS/HSDPA/HSUPA (850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz);
- GSM/EDGE (850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz)
- CDMA EV-DO Rev. A (800, 1900 MHz)4
- 802.11b/g/n Wi-Fi (802.11n 2.4GHz only)
- Bluetooth 4.0 wireless technology
- Built-in rechargeable lithium-ion battery
- Charging via USB to computer system or power adapter
- Talk time: Up to 8 hours on 3G, up to 14 hours on 2G (GSM)
- Video playback: Up to 10 hours
- Audio playback: Up to 40 hours
As always, going in the lines of the other Apple products, the iPhone 4S is an environmental-friendly phone. With the following features:
Mercury-free LED-backlit display
Arsenic-free display glass
Brominated flame retardant-free
Majority of packaging made from post-consumer recycled fiberboard and biobased materials
Power adapter outperforms strictest global energy efficiency standards
Pricing of the iPhone 4S
The iPhone 4S is the first iPhone that comes with the 64GB storage option, and available in both White and Black colors, it has 3 models based on the storage option. You can check out the iPhone 4S prices:
iPhone 4S 16GB – $199
iPhone 4S 32GB – $299
iPhone 4S 64GB – $399