Apple iPhone is now available in stores

Apple iPhone is now available in stores
It's Friday, but more importantly – it's Friday, October 14th. And that means it's iPhone 4S time in the States. Starting today Apple's newest iPhone packing a dual-core processor, a reworked 8-megapixel camera and Siri, your witty personal voice assistant, is available at Apple Stores, the three major US carriers – Verizon, AT&T and Sprint - offering the phone, as well as Best Buy. Pre-orders should also start arriving very soon.

You probably know that already, but just to remind you – the iPhone 4S is offered in black and white from day one and you can pick one of three varieties – a 16GB version priced at $199.99 with a 2-year contract, a 32GB going for $299.99 on a contract and a 64 gig model selling for $399 when you sign with a carrier.

Are you waiting in line like the biggest iPhone fan boy, Rob Shoesmith? Were you among the first to get it? Have you seen any huge lines? 

We're hearing about lines in front of some Apple Stores as well as Sprint stores, but we're sure that you could add even more details to that. Don't hesitate to send us pictures of the iPhone 4S first day sales with the name of the store at our from our tips page and chime in with your experiences below!

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iPhone 4s
  • Display 3.5 inches
    960 x 640 pixels
  • Camera 8 MP (Single camera)
    0.3 MP VGA front
  • Hardware Apple A5, 0.5GB RAM
  • Storage 64GB,
  • OS iOS 9.x

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45 Comments

44. gallitoking

Posts: 4721; Member since: May 17, 2011

well let me communicate that i have the iphone4s.. and let me tell you.... is more user friendly. like I expected.. so please lets have a minute of silence of the death of my Android phone................................................................................. nah.. not worth it...

43. RORYREVOLUTION

Posts: 3131; Member since: Jan 12, 2010

No sorry, once again I am not tempted to go back to the iphone. It would be a totally different story if it had a 4+ inch display. But I can't go back to a little 3.5 display, just can't do it. I don't care how crisp and great the screen resolution is, I would much rather have a big screen tv then a small hd one. Kinda beats the whole purpose in the end. I already have a dual core processor on my phone, a very very powerful one at that. One that will be more powerful than up coming phones until possibly the SGS3 comes out. I have a huge 4.5 inch super amoled plus display that is gorgeous and easy to read, love browsing the web, love watching youtube videos, and i love texting on it. 2012 is near and we could have quad core android phones on the market and that will leave the iphone, once again in the dust. And you know what? I will flat out say it, the biggest thing to come from the 4S, is not the phone itself. No it's just simply the IOS5 update. Finally getting a notification bar system and finally getting over the air upgrades. Those are the two biggest perks IMO coming from the new 4S. And you could have the 3GS or 4 and still enjoy it. Though I have heard reports that it is very laggy and buggy on the 3GS.

42. InspectorGadget80 unregistered

Too me in my opinion I only care bout hardware then software comes later.

40. sokali213 unregistered

I just rather wait a while b4 rushing 2 get the new 1 bcuz most of these phones will most have sum issues.

39. jcchavez86

Posts: 2; Member since: Oct 08, 2010

Its always exciting when a new product is released... even if its not my preference, but I love having people to compare phones with... if the whole world owned the nexus prime, it wouldn't be as fun... btw, can't wait till I pre order my Prime ;)...

30. DROIDX0430

Posts: 469; Member since: Nov 24, 2010

just like i said this morning...taco and ikingtrust would be first in line for the new toy?

32. iKingTrust

Posts: 716; Member since: Jul 27, 2011

did you really say that?

25. iKingTrust

Posts: 716; Member since: Jul 27, 2011

I was the first one in line for it

26. taco50

Posts: 5506; Member since: Oct 08, 2009

How do you like it?

28. willardcw4

Posts: 170; Member since: Oct 01, 2011

^^^^ !!! I'll be heading to a store in a week or so to check one out... you likey?!??! EDIT: @iKingTrust =D

31. iKingTrust

Posts: 716; Member since: Jul 27, 2011

I love it Taco50

33. iKingTrust

Posts: 716; Member since: Jul 27, 2011

and Will

17. dcgore unregistered

I just dropped my tbolt for the 4S. The quality of the product and the level to detail the iPhone provides cannot be match by android. I hope ICS is all people hope for and more.

45. Scuba_Steve

Posts: 79; Member since: Oct 16, 2011

To be fair, it's because the phone has a lot less in it. Any android is usually a stepping stone for another phone. Apple doesn't push new technology and android tries to be the first. In other words, it's Lancia vs any other car company. Lancia was the pioneer and other manufactures followed.

14. ivanko34

Posts: 617; Member since: Sep 04, 2011

Time for apple to make money from stolen ideas

23. E.N.

Posts: 2610; Member since: Jan 25, 2009

I totally agree! I mean google invented voice commands, over the air updates, activation without a PC, great cameras and camcorders, etc. Google should be pisseed

13. GALAXY-S

Posts: 701; Member since: Jun 07, 2011

Just go my first iphone 4s call !! poor signal strengh already! (sprint).. hmmmm

12. gargoyle

Posts: 14; Member since: Aug 17, 2011

lol the iphone 4s in the best buy near me has not only not sold all of there preorders but they also have not sold all there non preorder yet. articles about pp waiting in line to get them or that there sold out for a month in advance are bs

9. Target Mobile unregistered

First two At&t 4s (16gb) went out for only $43 each vs paying $199!!! Gotta Love the target trade-in program!!

22. corporateJP

Posts: 2458; Member since: Nov 28, 2009

Shameless self-promotion. I wouldn't take issue, but lately your salespeople are overly aggressive and don't care to speak with you about anything "tech" after the initial sale. Last time I was in the electronics department at Target, the guy followed me around asking assinign questions trying to get me to dump my service with my current carriers and switch to AT&T, which, in itself, is a "fail". Funny thing is, I was just walking by.

6. bucky

Posts: 3797; Member since: Sep 30, 2009

im quite informed with android and will be selling the sgs2 for this phone.

4. lol @ meedlies unregistered

Why deny someone the phone that they want because you don't like the iPhone 4S? I'm sure ATT or Verizon would want you to sell the iPhone today. Stop being a toll.

19. Yeeee

Posts: 190; Member since: Aug 02, 2011

Because some customers who really want it are gonna come and see its sold out and piss of reps for no reason. If they can sway someone they should

21. E.N.

Posts: 2610; Member since: Jan 25, 2009

Are they swaying away people with the customer in mind? Or is it because of their personal interest in Android?

3. sethyvball

Posts: 46; Member since: Sep 16, 2011

What? Only $199.99?. The Iphone 4 in New Zealand is NZD$699 (about US$560) on a two year contract, which comes with 200mins, 2500txts and 500mb of data. Can someone tell the pricing of contracts in the US or any other part of the world? I'm interested to know the differenece.

18. Yeeee

Posts: 190; Member since: Aug 02, 2011

One person with 450 min is 40$ unlimited texts are 20$ and 2gb or unlimited is 25-30$. A family plan with 1400 min is 90$ for the first 2 lines each extra line is 9.99$ Data is same u pay per person. Family unlimited text is 30 or each person is 20

1. remixfa

Posts: 14605; Member since: Dec 19, 2008

and more importantly this begins the wind down of iphone mania between announcement and launch.

2. Meedlies

Posts: 8; Member since: Sep 06, 2011

I cant wait for my 1st iphone 4s customer to walk in so i can tell them " you know, for the same price you can get a much more powerful phone with a bigger screen and the same camera right?" But so far no one has shown up.

7. quakan

Posts: 1419; Member since: Mar 02, 2011

I would think your store policy would to be to only sway them away from a phone if it's a feature phone.

27. Meedlies

Posts: 8; Member since: Sep 06, 2011

Lets just say I have no incentive to sell anyone an iphone.

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