Apple iPhone 4S release date schedule and prices
0. phoneArena 04 Oct 2011, 14:08 posted on
The Apple iPhone 4S is finally here. Well not literally - it’s still to hit shelves on three US carriers and yes, that includes Sprint as well along with AT&T and Verizon…
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27. lolz (unregistered)
What makes me wonder is, what happened to iCamp of Apple fans on PA?
All quiet now.......lmao.
2. Dissapointed (unregistered)
"Siri not only remembers, it knows".... it knows that the world was waiting for an IPhone 5, with bigger screen, 4GLTE speed, a new design, a version that would outsell any Android beasts from other manufacturers... Siri knows is not happening, and Siri doesn't care.
3. Sniggly (Posts: 7305; Member since: 05 Dec 2009)
As I've said, it's competitive (for the next couple of months perhaps) but not innovative. It'll only take a couple of months to see Android phones which blow this completely out of the water, like the Motorola Droid Razr and the Nexus Prime. Ice Cream Sandwich will probably knock its socks off software wise too.
The pricing for the 64 gig iPhone is ridiculous too. I could get a 32 gig memory card for my Atrix for 40 bucks, which coupled with the 16 gig internal memory and 16 gig memory card I already have from my Droid X gives me the same memory capacity at less than half the price.
At this point, people really are just paying for the logo on the back of the phone.
17. biophone (Posts: 1910; Member since: 15 Jun 2011)
Its expensive but apple products always are. I agree though there is zero innovation in this device.
25. AKm007 (Posts: 108; Member since: 06 Sep 2011)
The iphone 4S is such big flop. Apples stocks actually fell. Now they're starting their downward spiral.
32. Goldeneye (Posts: 419; Member since: 22 Jan 2011)
memory wise Apple has the edge over any other handset of any OS period, I hate to admit it but is not about how much memory you can "have" for your phone with a bunch of SD cards, having a huge amount of integrated memory at your disposal can be priceless, is not like having $40 worth of 32 gigs of memory split in 2 cards, ok 62 gigs cards are coming but for how much? and no current device supports them yet so... lets face it Android has improved a lot in memory management but still needs a lot of work to do in that aspect, IOS really excels in memory management, don't get me wrong I love Android and I'm planing to buy me a Nexus Prime for my birthday, lol, but gotta give Apple credit when they deserve it, I know this Iphone 4S is a lame upgrade, but having a device with 64 GB internal memory is indeed impressive IMO
5. matt69 (Posts: 7; Member since: 04 Oct 2011)
The best news is that it is coming to Sprint with unlimited data and the cheapest plan pricing. Verizon and AT&T should be worried.
21. Droid_X_Doug (Posts: 5993; Member since: 22 Dec 2010)
If this is what Sprint got for a $20 B purchase commitment over the next 4 years, Sprint got f*cked. Either that, or the $20 B purchase commitment story is a fairy tale.
Up to the last minute, I was wondering if Steve Jobs was going to come on stage with a One-Last-Thing moment and unveil a Sprint-exclusive iPhone 5 with everything the 4S didn't have.
As I said in my first post - Yawn....
6. bolaG (Posts: 468; Member since: 15 Aug 2011)
Cant wait. I marked it down on my calendar with a pink highlighter. I also put a sticker saying "best day ever" with little flared hearts, ponys, and unicorns.
7. tlang1064 (Posts: 47; Member since: 21 Feb 2010)
I'm shocked that it doesn't have 4g connectivity...smh
9. biophone (Posts: 1910; Member since: 15 Jun 2011)
14.4 mb a second is 4G and its dual core.
13. aar0983 (Posts: 51; Member since: 26 Sep 2011)
14.4 mb capable. that's nowhere near what real life use is. it might get anywhere from 3-8 mbps at most
16. roldefol (Posts: 4097; Member since: 28 Jan 2011)
And they conveniently forgot to mention that's only on AT&T.
8. Vzw_employee (Posts: 42; Member since: 01 Sep 2011)
I remember how people used to tell me that the new iphone was going to be the best phone ever built, and I would always respond by saying "no one really knows what the new iphone will have or even what it will look like"
Now we know, bigger camera, bigger processor, voice command and better antenna
No LTE, no HDMI, no DLNA, no Flash , No 4 something inch display
But don't cry Apple lovers, I'm sure the iphone 5 will be best phone ever built !!!!!!!!!!!!!!
10. aar0983 (Posts: 51; Member since: 26 Sep 2011)
I wanna see all the apple fanboys come and talk smack about this "innovative" mid-tier smartphone. They needed to make the camera faster since it takes long to update to facebook with 3g speeds. I'm sooooooo glad I decided to get my bionic and not wait for this crap. 3.5" screen what a joke. The stalker app (find friends or whatever is called) are you serious? all that wait for this? Their stock keeps dropping like a Iraqui plane against a U.S. F-22 Raptor
18. bolaG (Posts: 468; Member since: 15 Aug 2011)
I also like my bionic but I'm not blow away. The screen quality is the only thing making me want to return it and wait to see what the Prime has in store.
23. aar0983 (Posts: 51; Member since: 26 Sep 2011)
I have a LG Aquos for when I need to watch high def. The screen on this phone it's more than what I need and. I'm hooked on zumocast and the 4g speeds I'm getting. 28-34 down, 10-14 upload.
11. Shangri-La (Posts: 71; Member since: 04 Oct 2011)
Demo of the new voice recognition feature:
Tim Cook: 'find me the best cell phone'.
The 4S shows the Samsung Galaxy S2.
The feature actually works!!
12. biophone (Posts: 1910; Member since: 15 Jun 2011)
Im disapointed but still excited for ios 5 on my iphone 4 which i am keeping until maybe the iphone 5 comes out. Its competitive with other new phones out there today but i could care less about camerea quality or the A5. Who knows if the a5 isnt lte then i will go get an android device instead prob an htc device to.
14. Cali E (unregistered)
lol @ the people that thought they were doing a redisign. ha
15. paynekiller (Posts: 139; Member since: 24 May 2010)
Can't wait to see iPhoneArena's 10/10 review for this MAJOR upgrade with mindblowing new features.
19. aar0983 (Posts: 51; Member since: 26 Sep 2011)
I think taco and Miz are thinking very hard about posting or not lol. There are people waiting to destroy them
22. SuperAndroidEvo (Posts: 4801; Member since: 15 Apr 2011)
Well I am stuck, there is a horrible accident & I have not moved for the last 20 minutes. Maybe an iSheep wreaked because of this innovative Let’s Talk iPhone event! So I was taking the time to read the live blog & the iPhone 4S is the most revolutionary device ever! Wow new specs that have never been released before, a 3.5" display, retina resolution, glass exterior, 8 MP camera, & a world phone. OMG that is stuff that has never been done before. taco50, The_Miz, & all the rest of the iSheep community let me be the first to say this is truly revolutionary. lol Ok now let me be serious, the moment the iPhone 4S gets released, it will be obsolete. It's like a new car, once you drive it out of the lot it loses value. The only thing that is semi cool is Siri. taco50 will ask Siri where the closest Taco Bell is & Siri will say I don't respond to iSheep. lol This is an EPIC FAIL ON THE MOST MONUMENTAL LEVEL EVER! The Google Nexus Prime is what the iPhone 4S wants to be, but will never be. This is the first time I can honestly say Apple dropped the ball. This is a turn of events. Android & even Windows Phone 7.5 Mango offer more stuff than the iPhone 4S. Also $400.00 for a 64GB iPhone 4S. REALLY?!? Fail.
24. Phullofphil (Posts: 801; Member since: 10 Feb 2009)
i am even more disapointed than an iphone % that had all the cool suposed extras but lacked lte. i am actually sad a little. like i wasted two hours plus of my life. i guess i am getting the prime or bionic
28. DROIDX0430 (Posts: 467; Member since: 24 Nov 2010)
a year and a half wait for this. Go out and buy Google Stock. Android will surpass a million activations per day now since more SHEEP will be migrating to Android......The upcoming months will see (The Prime) GSII already released, Vigor, Razor, wow---
Apple will be like RIM and the HP Touchpad in a few more years....The ride is over.....
30. Tmachaveli (Posts: 425; Member since: 01 Apr 2011)
i think i just saw taco and miz jump off a building they were holding a iphone......
31. T12RYK (Posts: 98; Member since: 10 Jun 2011)
I'd consider swapping in my iPhone 4 and getting an iPhone 4S but mainly just because of the memory boost.
33. gallitoking (Posts: 4718; Member since: 17 May 2011)
wow what a bunch of idiots... the iphone 4s is still a great phone.... I dont see whay you guys attack it soo much.. I am happy. maybe on screen size but is other thant that is a great phone. and i will get it...
34. john (unregistered)
My SII has 16 gig plus 32 gig card. I would rather have that than 64 on board for $$$$$$$$. Epic fail on 4s