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Apple iPhone 4S – Specs, Price, and Date of Release

Our Score

Apple iPhone 4S

US $78.65
4.4

Performance

6.9/10

Specs

4.8/10

Release Date

0.2/10

Price

5.7/10

Pros

  • Super sensors for weather and other environmental threats
  • Speech to Text feature for all
  • Smartphone with iPhone 4S can play music, movies, television shows, ebooks, audiobooks, etc.
  • Uses a large font for easy pointing
  • Auto voice control feature
  • Text suggester and checker feature in many dialects

Cons

  • No audio on outgoing calls
  • Slow performance
  • Unable to use Airdrop and Carplay when earlier released
  • Battery problem although it had 2600mAH

Apple with their iPhones are the notable phones on the market. iPhone 4S is also another major release of the Apple company. Apple’s iPhone 4S was released on 4 October 2011. The phone was not available in stores as at the said date and also the company had a blow with the death of their former CEO Steve Jobs.

The iPhone 4S was then made available in their retail shops on October 7. The company saw an increase in sales as compared with its successor, iPhone 4. Apple had more than a million increase in sales for the first 20 minutes when the product was available in their retail shops.

The fifth generation phone which had most of the advanced specs you could think of at the time. The iPhone 4S with is been “Siri” was having super camera quality with 8MP and 1080p Videoing.

Most of the iPhones are using the iPhone 4S design. The Siri feature helps with Speech to text on the device, ask of weather and have instant response and other benefits.

The iPhone 4S can support a maximum theoretical download speed of up to 14.4 Mbps with HSDPA+. As a result of an upgraded radio chip inside the phone, in addition to being a world phone, both GSM and CDMA customers can roam internationally on GSM networks.[ It also supports Bluetooth 4.0

PHONE AREA/COMPONENTSSPECIFICSDETAILS
MAIN CAMERASingle8 MP,Aperture f/2.4, 35mm (standard), 1/3.2", 1.4µm, Autoforcast
FeaturesFace Detection
Image stabilization
5 element lens
LED flash
Video1080p@30fps
FRONT CAMERA SingleVGA, videocalling over Wi-Fi and 3G

Video5MP :480p@30fps
BATTERYRemovableNO(None Removable)-Li-Po 1432 mAh battery (5.3 Wh)
Power Stand ByUp to 200 hr (2G) / Up to 200 h (3G)
Talk timeUp to 14 hr (2G) / Up to 8 h (3G)
MusicUp to 40 hr
BODYDimensions115.2 mm (4.54 in) H
58.6 mm (2.31 in) W
9.3 mm (0.37 in) D
Weight140 g (4.9 oz)

Non- Scratch glass backYes
SimMicro-SIM,
DISPLAYTypeLED-backlit IPS LCD, capacitive touchscreen
Size3.5 in (89 mm) diagonal 3:2 aspect ratio widescreen
ProtectorCorning Gorilla Glass, oleophobic coating( Fingerprint -resistant)

Resolution640 x 960 pixels, 3:2 ratio (~330 ppi density)
MEMORY/STORAGEMemory Card Slot/ ExternalDoes not have a card slot
Internal8/16/32/64 GB, 512 MB RAM
SYSTEM PLATFORMsOperating SystemiOS 5,can be upgraded upto iOS 9.3.5
Chip2-cores Apple A5
CPU2-cores 1.5 GHz Cortex-A9
GPUPowerVR SGX543MP2
SOUNDSpeaker outYes
3.5mm Jeck Cord In-putYes ( TRRS, 20 Hz to 20 kHz frequency response (internal, headset)
EX/IN CONNECTIVITYWLANWi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n(2.4GHz only)hotspot
BluetoothYes-4.0, A2DP,LE
FM/RadioNone
USBmicroUSB 2.0
GPSYes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
NETWORK3G bands-HSDPA 850/900 /1900/ 2100
-CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
2G bandsGSM 850/900 / 1800/1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2
EdgeYes
GPRSYes
Speed
GSM / CDMA / HSPA(14.4/5.76 Mbps) / EVDO
FEATURESSensorsAccelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass

- Siri natural language commands and dictation
-Dual Microphone
-Multi-touch screen
-Abient light sensor
OtherColorBlack,White
Price1,200 GHS
Release Date4 October,2011
Form Factor Touchscreen
TypeSmartphone

Advantages

  • Super sensors for weather and other environmental threats
  • Speech to Text feature for all
  • Smartphone with iPhone 4S can play music, movies, television shows, ebooks, audiobooks, etc.
  • Uses a large font for easy pointing
  • Auto voice control feature
  • Text suggester and checker feature in many dialects
  • Over The Air (OTA) upgrade package.
  • Double antenna to prevent problems in the iPhone 4 when handled in a certain way. Read more on iPhone 4 here.

Critics

  • Unable to use Airdrop and Carplay
  • Slow performance
  • Single Sim usage
  • No audio on outgoing calls
  • Battery problem although it had 2600mAH
  • Bluetooth connectivity and range sometimes poor, deficient, and/or defective
  • Wi-Fi overheating and toggle switch greyed out
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Brand Name
iPhone
Product Name
Apple iPhone 4S
Price
GHS 1,200
Product Availability
Available in Store Only

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