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iPhone 4S review

Same shape, different brain - is it enough of a change?

Our Verdict

The iPhone 4S is Apple's best yet, and keeps the Cupertino brand front and centre in the minds of the prospective smartphone user.

Product features

  • Built-in Memory : 16 GB
  • Rear Camera Resolution : 8 Megapixel
  • Battery Talk Time : 14 Hour
  • Screen Resolution : 640 x 960

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For

  • Great camera
  • Fast processor
  • Superb graphics and screen
  • Slick OS
  • Solid feel in the hand
  • Siri voice recognition

Against

  • Costly
  • No flash integration
  • Outdated contacts menu

iPhone 4s review

iPhone 4s review

iPhone 4s review

iPhone 4s review

iPhone 4s review

iPhone 4s review

iPhone 4s review

Tech Specs

Product TypeSmartphone
Network BandQuad Band
Service ProviderAT&T
Input MethodTouchscreen
TouchscreenYes
BluetoothYes
Wireless LANYes
USBNo
Built-in Memory16 GB
Built-in FlashYes
Memory Card SlotNo
Cellular Data Connectivity TechnologyGPRS, EDGE, HSDPA, HSUPA, EVDO
GPS ReceiverYes
Multi-SIM SupportedNo
Near Field CommunicationNo
Integrated TV TunerNo
Product FamilyiPhone 4S
Cellular Generation3.5G
Cellular Network SupportedGSM 850, GSM 900, GSM 1800, GSM 1900, WCDMA 850, WCDMA 900, WCDMA 1900, WCDMA 2100, CDMA 800, CDMA 1900, CDMA2000 1X
Multi-touch ScreenYes
Rear Camera Resolution8 Megapixel
Number of SIM Card Supported1
Front CameraYes
Phone StyleBar
ColourBlack
Operating SystemiOS
Brand NameApple
Battery Talk Time14 Hour
Product ModelMC918LL/A
Screen Size8.9 cm (3.5")
Screen Resolution640 x 960
Touchscreen TypeCapacitive
Weight (Approximate)138.9 g
Maximum Video Resolution1920 x 1080
Processor ManufacturerApple
Operating System VersioniOS 5
Messaging TypeMMS (Multi-media Messaging Service), SMS (Short Message Service), Email, iMessage
RealtoneYes
Call FeaturesCall Log
Pixel Density326 ppi
Height114.3 mm
Width58.7 mm
Depth9.4 mm
Radio TunerNo
ManufacturerApple, Inc
Product NameiPhone 4S 16GB Smartphone
Processor Speed1 GHz
Product LineiPhone 4S
Screen TypeLCD
Sensor TypeDigital Compass, Accelerometer, Gyro Sensor, Proximity Sensor
Manufacturer Part NumberMC918LL/A
Manufacturer Website Addresshttp://www.apple.com/uk
Marketing Information

Picking up where amazing left off.

The dual-core A5 chip delivers even more power. The 8MP camera with all-new optics also shoots 1080p HD video. And with Siri, iPhone 4S does what you ask. Talk about amazing.