German customer gets his Apple iPhone 4S delivered early

German customer gets his Apple iPhone 4S delivered early
Deutsche Telekom started accepting pre-orders for the Apple iPhone 4S in September, well before Apple officially introduced the handset. Perhaps that explains why one of  its customers has already received his new Apple iPhone 4S. The customer was kind enough to share pictures of the packaging of the phone with the 99% of the rest of those who pre-ordered the phone but won't receive it until October 14th. Besides pictures of the box, we also get to see a screen shot of the Siri voice recognition service, albeit in German. Besides German, the voice recognition service will support English and French at launch with more languages added in the future.

Those that pre-ordered the Apple iPhone 4S before inventory ran dry should be receiving the phone this Friday when it will also be in stores. Apple received 1 million pre-orders for the phone in the first 24 hours that it was available, breaking the previous record of 600,000 units set last year by the Apple iPhone 4. New orders will now be shipped in 1 to 2 weeks according to Apple's web site and those of the three carriers in the U.S. offering the fifth generation version of Apple's touchscreen handset. With such a great start, some analysts see the Apple iPhone 4S selling 25 million units during the fourth quarter.

source: Macerkompf (translated) via AppleInsider

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iPhone 4s
  • Display 3.5" 640 x 960 pixels
  • Camera 8 MP / 0.3 MP VGA front
  • Processor Apple A5, Dual-core, 800 MHz
  • Storage 64 GB



1. mrc0ck unregistered

iphone 4S sales have been is continuing to rule the market

4. joaolx

Posts: 364; Member since: Aug 16, 2011

1 million of pre-orders on the first day. That breaks a couple of records. Let's see the sales when it actually comes out. That's what I want to see.

13. Fluxman

Posts: 51; Member since: Jun 03, 2010

good thing you wrote it twice, otherwise I wouldn't have understood what you said...

23. Galaxys2...R

Posts: 46; Member since: Oct 04, 2011

Yes it would do because there is alot od Apple fans and there is no other phone competing on the same OS. On android you have loads of different manufacturers competing with each other. Otherwise I think the likes of the SGS2 would outsell iphone if it was the only android phone available.

32. DanGS2 unregistered

I would think otherwise, the thing with android is that there are top of the line models but there are also cheaper models. The reason android is succeeding is because of this, I can buy into android for around $200 while iphone costs close to $900 (outright).

2. mrc0ck unregistered

so...iphone 4S sales continue to be continues its dominance

3. joaolx

Posts: 364; Member since: Aug 16, 2011


5. bobparker unregistered

before this turns into another iPhone vs Android flame-war, please remember: arguing on the Internet is like competing in the special Olympics - even if you win, you are still retarded.

10. jldleo

Posts: 38; Member since: Aug 09, 2011

Your analogy shows your true ignorance..

28. bobparker unregistered

fair enough, I appologise if the use of retard offended you, my basic point was: arguing on the internet is pointless. Getting all worked up and upset, insult slinging and verbal tantrums also falls into this category. And there is way to much of it in the phonearena comments.

30. sun0066

Posts: 276; Member since: Feb 12, 2011

if you continue making those sort of comments I see you competing in the near future and by the way I dont expect you to win


Posts: 35; Member since: Oct 07, 2011

this guy is damn lucky.....waiting for mine recently read about its camera and web benchmarks on gsmarena.......way better than S2.....almost double..... anyway samsung always sucked and with android getting their a**es f***ed too.....can only make iphone copycats designwise...... probably thats why they are hiring trollers like PETER the

16. Whateverman

Posts: 3295; Member since: May 17, 2009

No, it was double the iPhone 4 but not up to the GS2 according to the article and video on PA earlier this morning. There are also concerns about Apple copying Samsung antenna designs as well, so the patent wars may get new life in the coming months.

25. applesauce unregistered

Yeah I was hoping Samsung would try to get an injunction preventing apple from selling the infringing devices at all....

7. dacastrator

Posts: 232; Member since: Sep 22, 2011

What the hell is the big deal about this? It's not even a news, just a teaser for hungry iPhone fans. No one cares about this, even iPhone fans doesnt give a sh*t. This only makes them jealous. Jealous to a less capable device that tops the sales charts.

15. Hallucinator

Posts: 391; Member since: May 24, 2010

Apparently you do care since you took the time to comment.

19. dacastrator

Posts: 232; Member since: Sep 22, 2011

@Hallucinator - the way you came up with the effort of responding to my comment, makes you sound stupid and somewhat hallucinating.

33. taco50

Posts: 5506; Member since: Oct 08, 2009

you're a loser as usual

35. dacastrator

Posts: 232; Member since: Sep 22, 2011

you're a douchebag as usual..

29. roscuthiii

Posts: 2383; Member since: Jul 18, 2010

Because it generates page clicks so Phonearena can make more money. You took the bait, I took the bait, we all took the bait.


Posts: 3131; Member since: Jan 12, 2010

What if they just put an iPhone 4 in the box. Would you be able to tell the difference right away? I'm not joking or trying to talk crap, I'm serious.

12. rich7sena unregistered

I believe the 4S is the only Idevice capable of Siri.


Posts: 35; Member since: Oct 07, 2011

maybe you are the illegal bro of DECASTRATOR..... anyways for your inf. the screws used for the new antenna are different from ip4....moreover 4s is slightly longer

20. Landmarkcm

Posts: 507; Member since: Aug 11, 2009

Well I hope the bumper thing I liked I bought from ebay for the 4 should fit my 4S just fine??? The dimensions are listed as being exactly the same!..

27. box unregistered

Dimensions aren't the same, you'll likely need a new case unless the one you got is a stretchy one that happens to have big enough holes. The 4S is about .04mm (or in? don't remember) bigger overall I think, so almost the same size, but the buttons are in slightly different locations. I believe Engadget or Gizmodo had the two stacked to show the differences

11. DROIDX0430

Posts: 469; Member since: Nov 24, 2010

Wouldn't 1 million pre-orders for iphone4s be the same as the article last week about Android 1 million a day activations....-that's per day-- Iphone or Apple is not activating 1 million iphones per day...just on initial launch/pre-order of a new (I mean updated) iphone4s

17. lollercaust unregistered

iPhone is one model? So the original, 3g, 3gs, 4, 4s are all just one model?

22. dacastrator

Posts: 232; Member since: Sep 22, 2011

I cant take your stupidity. It's almost killing me. It's not decastrator, it's dacastrator you moron. And your stupid less capable iP one model sells like hell, no one is arguing that. But it's overpriced and its outdated specs are very disappointing not only for you iFags but also for the whole world. It's an iFail. But because it's Apple and already came to the point that people sees it as a status symbol, people will buy it. So stop whining about your iP one model because you just won't make no sense.

18. failed apple unregistered

apple gonna be banned due to patent infringements

21. Landmarkcm

Posts: 507; Member since: Aug 11, 2009

Glad one I got from Ebay wasnt too much. I hope it fits!

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