Finally the most awaited Apple iPhone‘s next version is announced, that is Apple iPhone 4S. It is the successor of popular Apple iPhone 4. People are anticipating its name before launch as Apple iPhone 5, but finally it has appeared as Apple iPhone 4S. Always new iPhone launch creates buzz in media and people, so as iPhone 4S.
Apple iPhone Design is approximately similar to its predecessor, but considering hardware, you will get some changes in the Apple iPhone 4S Specifications comparing iPhone 4. It will come with better camera, HD video, voice enhancements, retina display etc. It will available in black and white color. Lets take a look at the Apple iPhone 4S Specifications and Features here.
iPhone 4S vs iPhone 4 ( Similar iPhone Specifications)
Apple iPhone 4S features the same 3.5 inches (~330 ppi pixel density) IPS display screen with 960 x 640 pixels resolutions and retina display which is even better than Samsung Galaxy S II 800 x 480 pixels resolution considering iPhone 4S 3.5 inch screen compare to Samsung Galaxy S II 4.3 inch screen, So you will get better screen resolution with small screen, which will increase your viewing experience.
Both versions of iPhone have Scratch-resistant oleophobic surface, Multi-touch input method, Accelerometer sensor for auto-rotate, Three-axis gyro sensor and Proximity sensor for auto turn-off. You will get similar 115.2 x 58.6 x 9.3mm similar dimensions in both smartphones. Both will have 3G capability and 802.11 b/g/n Wi-Fi support. You will need Micro SIM in place of normal SIM here as well. You will get Face Time video calling feature in both the handsets.
Apple iPhone 4S vs Apple iPhone 4 ( Improved iPhone Specifications)
iPhone 4S has gain 3 gm extra weight comparing iPhone 4, iPhone 4S has 140 gm of weight comparing 137 gm in its predecessor. Apple iPhone 4S features dual core A5 processor comparing A4 processor in iPhone 4. It will also packed with SGX543MP2 GPU and Apple A5 chipset. It will get extra power for the iPhone 4s to boost performance and smooth usability. It is 2 times faster and have 7 times faster graphics.
iPhone 4S comes with iOS 5, the latest operating system offered by Apple, which itself brings over 200 new features to iPhone 4S. Some of them are as below
- Notification Center for real time on screen notifications, lockscreen notifications and pull down Notification Center
- Twitter integration with a single sign in allowing a multitude of apps to make use of your Twitter credentials
- iMessage service exclusively for iOS users comes with typing indicator, push messaging to all your devices, delivery and read receipts, you can send unlimited message with this service
If you want to know more about new iOS5 features then read our earlier article.
iPhone 4S capable to access 14.4 mbps HSDPA data speeds compare to 7.2 mbps in iPhone 4, Which means faster connections, faster loading and reloading, and faster downloads. Apple iPhone 4S will be available for both GSM and CDMA customers all over the world.
Apple iPhone 4S Camera ( 8 Megapixel Camera)
Apple iPhone 4S features a 8 megapixel camera with 3264×2448 pixels image resolutions at backside with custom lens having a larger f/2.4 aperture, It will come with 60 percent more pixels than the camera on its predecessors. The custom lens uses five precision elements to shape incoming light to makes the image sharper. The larger f/2.4 aperture lets in more light, so photos look brighter and better, advanced hybrid infrared filter keeps out harmful IR light, so you’ll see more accurate and uniform colors.
It will also comes with an improved backside illumination sensor, excellent auto white balance, advanced color accuracy, face detection, and reduced motion blur. It will comes with autofocus and LED flash. The camera is capable to capture 1080p HD video @30fps with LED video light, video stabilization. You will also get Touch focus, geo-tagging and face detection as additional Apple iPhone 4S Features. There is also a secondary VGA camera capable to capture @ 30 fps and supports video calling feature as usual.
Additional Apple iPhone 4S Features
Apple iPhone 4S is also preloaded with Siri, AirPlay, AirPrint and iCloud, these new features also added in the new Smartphone.
- SIRI : Siri will understand your voice commands, so you can use your voice to use your iPhone. Just ask to Siri like a human: “Do I need an umbrella?” or “Any great burgers around here?” or “Where’s the closest ATM?” Siri will understands your voice and figures out the right apps to use to find the right answer. Siri makes phone calls, schedules meetings, sets reminders, sends messages and more. Siri, your intelligent assistant, which will helps you get things done. Youjust have to talk to your iPhone 4S like a human and Siri will done all tasks guided to it.It currently supports English, German and French languages.
- AirPlay : AirPlay wirelessly stream what’s on your iPhone to your HDTV and speakers via Apple TV. AirPlay Mirroring supports whatever you see and do on your iPhone appears on your HDTV at the same time.
- AirPrint : AirPrint can Print your documents, images, email and web pages from your iPhone over Wi-Fi. You don’t need any software to download, any drivers to install, and any cables to connect, its just do that all with Wi-Fi.
- iCloud : iCloud stores your music, photos, apps, mail, contacts, calendars, documents, and more. And wirelessly pushes them to all your devices. It’s automatic, effortless, and seamless.
- Bluetooth 4.0 wireless technology : It helps you to transfer your data on another device at faster transfer rates.
Apple iPhone 4S Price and Availability
Apple iPhone 4s is available for pre-order in United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Australia, Germany, France and Japan. All the pre-orders for these countries will starts shipping on 14 Oct 2011. On October 28th the following countries will also get the 4S: Denmark, Estonia, Austria, Belgium, Sweden, Switzerland, Czech Republic, Finland, Hungary, Ireland, Slovenia, Spain, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Netherlands, Norway, Singapore, Slovakia, Luxemburg and Mexico. According to sources in December more countries are joining the list. It will be available in 16GB, 32GB and 64GB versions.
Apple Online Stores offering the iPhone 4S unlocked and SIM-free. Apple iPhone 4s price for the 16GB model is $649/€629/£499/A$799, for 32GB version is $749/€739/£599/A$899 and for the 64GB model is $849/€849/£699/A$999. Apple iPhone 4S on two year contract will available with Verizon, AT&T and Sprint at $199(16GB)/$299(32GB)/$399(64GB) in US .
Apple iPhone 4S Video
Apple iPhone 4S Specifications and Features
- Dimension : 115.2 x 58.6 x 9.3mm
- Weight : 140 gm
- UMTS/HSDPA/HSUPA (850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz);
GSM/EDGE (850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz);
CDMA EV-DO Rev. A (800, 1900 MHz)
- HSDPA, 14.4 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.8 Mbps
- 1 GHz dual-core ARM Cortex-A9 processor, PowerVR;
SGX543MP2 GPU, Apple A5 chipset
- iOS 5 operating system
- Retina display
- 3.5-inch (diagonal) widescreen Multi-Touch display
- 960-by-640-pixel resolution at 326 ppi
- 800:1 contrast ratio (typical)
- 500 cd/m2 max brightness (typical)
- Fingerprint-resistant oleophobic coating on front and back
- Support for display of multiple languages and characters simultaneously
- 8-megapixel camera
- Tap to focus
- Face detection in still images
- LED flash
- 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
- MicroSIM card support only
- Scratch-resistant glass back panel
- Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
- Siri natural language commands and dictation
- iCloud cloud service
- Tweeter integration
- Google Maps
- Audio/video player and editor
- Image editor
- Voice command/dial
- 802.11b/g/n Wi-Fi (802.11n 2.4GHz only)
- Wi-Fi hotspot
- Bluetooth 4.0 wireless technology
- Assisted GPS
- Digital compass
- Three-axis gyro
- Proximity sensor
- Ambient light sensor
- AirPlay Mirroring to Apple TV support at 720p
- Up to 1080p Video mirroring and video out support
- Video out support at 576p and 480p with Apple Component AV Cable
- 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)
- Standby time: Up to 200 hours
- Internet use: Up to 6 hours on 3G, up to 9 hours on Wi-Fi
- Video playback: Up to 10 hours
- Audio playback: Up to 40 hours