iPhone 4S arrives

Apple launches its latest mobile phone, the iPhone 4S, with a faster processor and better battery life

October 4, 2011
iPhone-4S

Summary: Apple launched the iPhone 4S today, sporting a faster processor, better camera and a longer battery life than the iPhone 4

Apple today (4 October 2011) unveiled the company’s latest mobile phone, the iPhone 4S.

Apple said that the iPhone 4S will be much faster than its predecessor, the iPhone 4, thanks to its new dual-core A5 processor and a dual-core GPU.

Apple also improved the battery life on its iPhone 4S, promising up to 8 hours of talk time or 6 hours of browsing on a 3G network.

When it comes to connectivity Apple announced that its iPhone 4S is able to intelligently switch between antennas for transmitting and receiving data, boosting speeds and performance. The phone supports 14.4Mbps HSPA.

The iPhone 4S sports an 8MP camera (at 3264×2448) with a faster capture time than the iPhone 4. It also allows for 1080p HD video recording.

Apple’s latest phone will ship with its new mobile operating system iOS5.

iPhone 4S

iPhone 4S

Apple further announced that the iPhone will get Siri voice control which allows users to set an alarm, reply to messages and get directions using natural language commands.

The iPhone 4S will launch in black and white on 14 October, with pricing starting at $199 for a 16GB version, $299 for a 32GB phone and $399 for a 64GB device.

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