Design and Specifications
The iPhone 4S features a faster processor than the iPhone 4, and was the first device to come with iOS 5. The mobile is the fifth iPhone to be launched, and continues Apple's tradition of exquisite design and immaculate build quality. Constructed of aluminium and glass, the iPhone 4S exudes a sense of style that is hard for other mobiles to achieve. In terms of hardware, the iPhone 4S comes with the Apple A5 chip, which features a dual-core 1 GHz Cortex-A9 CPU along with Imagination Technologies' PowerVR SGX543MP2 GPU. The mobile comes with 512 MB of RAM, which is great for multitasking, a feature that was included by default in iOS 5.
Camera and Multimedia
The iPhone 4S features an 8 MP camera which comes with the usual features like autofocus and LED flash. What sets this camera aside is the additional tweaks it features on the software side of things. Additional features like touch focus, face detection, panorama and HDR are also included, as is the ability to video chat using FaceTime. The camera can record full-HD videos at 30fps and the software offers video stabilization. In terms of multimedia, content is gotten onto the device through iTunes, which is one of the most robust media solutions around. The iPhone series is known for its strength when it comes to multimedia, and the iPhone 4S delivers in this regard.
Connectivity and Features
The iPhone 4S connects to the Internet using 3G, 2G and Wi-Fi. It also features Bluetooth 4.0, and can be used as a Wi-Fi hotspot. One of the main selling points about an iPhone is the iOS platform, and iOS 5 brought forth many new additions that made the platform better than before.
Battery and Storage
The iPhone 4S comes with a 1,432 mAh battery, which might sound low, but is quite sufficient considering the device has a 3,5-inch screen that doesn't cause undue strain on the battery. The 16 GB version come with around 13.1 GB available to end users to add their content.