iPhone 4S specs compared to the iPhone 4, Galaxy S II, Droid Bionic

The iPhone 4S is out facing a cruel world - one of dual-core Androids, much larger displays, LTE connected devices and an even more aggressively competitive future. But we care about the present…
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131 Comments

112. remixfa

Posts: 14605; Member since: Dec 19, 2008

shut who up? the i4 was outdated within a few months. This phone was outdated 6 months ago. it would have been semi relevant if it launched in may/june. Technology is already well past that point and about to move to the next generation of faster dual cores and even quad cores. THIS iphone is starting in last place and will only get further behind. Quit living in the past and deal with the now.

52. henrickrw

Posts: 408; Member since: Sep 16, 2011

not even my dog wants an iphone

53. truth181 unregistered

you must have a retarded dog then

56. iFail unregistered

One more thing... I literally marched straight to the AT&T store and got myself a Galaxy S II. Couldn't be happier.

58. haha unregistered

don't say it is outdated. It may be free on contract!

59. BenCjamin

Posts: 80; Member since: May 13, 2011

Hey guys don't hate on Apple. The hardware running on the iphone 4s is almost identical to the Samsung Galaxy S II minus the NFC chip and super amoled plus. I am a SGSII fan as you probably have seen from my previous posts but i think it's still a sweet phone. The biggest disappointment that i saw with it was that it didn't get the full HSPA+ network it's stuck with the 14.4 where the SGSII has full 21 mbps. I do really think that spec wise it'll will be awesome but as for me i will be going with Galaxy S II. You can't beat the Galaxy's screen, network speed and NFC chip.

64. hello

Posts: 25; Member since: Jan 21, 2011

i was going 2 get an iPhone 5, but I'm not getting a 4s

76. PotDragon

Posts: 214; Member since: Jul 22, 2011

No. You believed there is such a thing as an iphone5.

65. Thump3rDX17

Posts: 2160; Member since: May 10, 2010

dude...don't give me that "we care about the present crap" especially after you guys made the Bionic look so bad because of it's long awaited past and it's questionable future compared to other upcoming Android devices when it's a far superior phone to this iPhone 4S. this is a bad buy and you guys know it. just admit it.

68. CellularNinja

Posts: 306; Member since: Sep 27, 2011

samsung galaxy s II kicks butt

69. taco50

Posts: 5506; Member since: Oct 08, 2009

Let's be honest fanbots would have bashed the iPhone regardless of what was released today. This is a phone that is right in line with all other high end phones that are out today. It has a much better OS in iOS 5 and will go to sell in record numbers. Fanbots will continue to bash it and nothing will change.

72. cnwwyo

Posts: 126; Member since: May 26, 2011

Doesnt matter what the joto says, judging by the comments everyone knows it's not "in -line" with droids.....lol

83. Sniggly

Posts: 7305; Member since: Dec 05, 2009

We'll see about record sales. Android is a more attractive operating system than ever. If people didn't abandon Android for the iPhone 4, they won't do it for the IPHONE 5. So will 52 percent of Android users buy the next iPhone? You've been oddly remiss in reiterating this sentiment since I proved you wrong. And yes, I'm enjoying this fact. :)

86. Thump3rDX17

Posts: 2160; Member since: May 10, 2010

pretty much but it made my day much better seeing that it was something really worth bashing. you know you'd do the same thing. you and all the other id**ks are the reason most of us are here. xD

108. taco50

Posts: 5506; Member since: Oct 08, 2009

So you've admitted to being a taco fan. Thanks for your support.

109. Thump3rDX17

Posts: 2160; Member since: May 10, 2010

oh no need to thank me, the privilege to support you is enough pal. ;)

70. toystore unregistered

Good Day for RIM and Android....

77. cristh unregistered

I suposed that phonearena will give a 9.5 or maybe 10 on his score (sarcastic).. remenber that Samsung galaxy s2 has 9 and i think that sgs2 is much better than iphone 4. or 4S.

78. Battleraiser unregistered

Oh, hello iPhone 4S with your lesser processing power than the Bionic, and the GS2 with their superior 1GB RAM Memory... oh look whats around the corner... the HTC Vigor, and the Nexus Prime... whats that? iPhone doesnt update again for a while? It'll be trampled over like yesterdays newspaper? So sad, too bad.

80. Honestly I dont care unregistered

If this is true than iphone will be soon a thing of a past at least if we talk about hightech cellphone devices becaus if this is true, there is no way that apple would manage to do somthing like this or even beter in 6 months. Cant wait to see what happens! http://keemanxp.com/blog/2011/rumours-samsung-galaxy-s-iii-to-be-released-mid-2012.html The apple is just a prestigue brand and was the first one to have that kind of phones. Years ago, if u wanted to have a tuch screen phone, the only option was iphone. Back then, this was really something new and people loved it including me. I was very hapy owner of iphone 3. This is like clothes. For example d&g jeans are not nesseserly better than some jeans of nonfamous brand but you are still fealling beather and more confident whearing them insted of whearing jeans of nonfamous brand. Im not saying that samsung isnt famous brand but it is the same thing. People are just more trusting in apple. Which car would you prefer more: toyota with 5.0 engine or bmw, porsche... with 2.0 engine? But this could change and if apple will not react fast it will change and it is allready changing right now. I am allready android user and trust samsung. I real dont like iphone becouse everything is lock, u have to buy, cant even have a ringtone i prefere... And SGS 2 REALLY ROCKS AND ITS REALLY FAST! CANT WAIT SGS 3!

84. willardcw4

Posts: 170; Member since: Oct 01, 2011

PA needs a language translator so people's English grammar and spelling isn't so out of whack...

87. ken unregistered

the biggest disappointment to iFanboys maybe the the size of the screen....it may go right up to 3.7 or even 4 inch without changing the overall size of exiting model too much.

88. iPass unregistered

I somehow admire Taco, it's like the heroic captain that doesn't leave the boat that sinks...while the crew: "Runnnnn guyzzz" 4S will Probably beat in benchmarks any other phone due its optimized software-hardware nature and because it's in object-c. Android needs the Dalvik VM so is a register based structure, slower than Java SE; thus, Android needs stronger hardware for same calculation power. However Iphone 4S' power is useless if you don't improve the things that iOS can do, or enlarge the screen. Or you're supposed to use a dual core for a game on which you'll become blind or for the shiny new postcard feature, singing Elvis' song: "I gave a letter to the postman, he put it his sack Bright in early next morning, he brought my letter back She wrote upon it Return to sender, address unknown No such number, no such zone" For Android a faster processor is always welcome in order to be smooth as iOS, for the 4S is not much needed - rather give to people an expandible slot, a file explorer, a bigger screen to unleash the beauty of Iphone games. Don't say that you don't need a bigger one because you would counterdict the justification of a stronger processor on an already smooth iOS, or you rather play games on smaller screens? Yes! Now we will make an output HDMI connector from 50'' TVs to the Iphone, because we love playing on smaller screens.

98. ???????? unregistered

Wow i read all of these comments and only like 3 or 4 of them said something about iOS!!!!! To me, the iphone 4s wasnt a shocker..... really its just a small update to the hardware.........BUT!!!!!, iOS? hmm its gonna be close compared to touchwiz 4.0, Motorola's new application platform, htc' present and upcoming OS, and most anticipated android ice cream sandwich.. I saw ppl say stuff like " well apple is out of the game!" They're really arent... apple is a great company, there are millions of ppl who use apple products everyday.....BUT!!!!! LOL we have to wait on new hardware! I saw someone say "we focused on the present" that is very very true!!!! Ppl hate waiting and with android u dont have to worry about it at all there are many variety of android devices that we can choose from..... i say stick with android because its more realiable as to hardware and maybe OS. FOR THE APPLE FANS.... im not hating on the iphone at all! I love apple but i declare the winner to android! Lol long

99. iPhone Wallpapers unregistered

I like iPhone 4S.....

103. WhiteMexican

Posts: 5; Member since: Sep 28, 2011

And this is exactly why Apple should stop being so secretive because the bar gets set too high for its own good

105. gallitoking

Posts: 4721; Member since: May 17, 2011

honestly I dont see the fail.. the buzz in Fb is to get the apple iphone... to them whom are whom Apple caters to ..not you geeks... they will get the phone and even with the 4s will out sell most android phones... I will still get it.. criticized me all you want is my money and I can buy whatever the hell i want..

106. Sniggly

Posts: 7305; Member since: Dec 05, 2009

A little defensive about your choice that you're so proud of, eh Gallito? We all know the iPhone will sell. Fact of life right now. We're just finding it hilarious that Apple the ultra innovator (according to iFans) isn't introducing anything truly innovative this year.

107. Thump3rDX17

Posts: 2160; Member since: May 10, 2010

why would someone who doesn't care about the specs get this over an iPhone 4 with iOS 5 that's half the price? sure you have the extra stupid herd of iSheep that will jump for any new iPhone but the rest of Apple's consumers are gonna be a little miffed that the 4S is indistinguishable from the iPhone 4 and they're going to inquire as to how it's different and without knowing the techno tango they're probably going to save their Benjamin and go for the iPhone 4.

113. remixfa

Posts: 14605; Member since: Dec 19, 2008

its my money, and i need it now!!! lolol you can get whatever u want gallito. we expect it of you. its not like anyone thinks highly enough of you to think you wouldnt blow your money on extremely over priced junk, so prove us right. if apple caters to non geeks, why would they even care about the update specs. they are gonna look at the i4, and the i4s and say.. gimmie the i4!. They really need to start separating the apple sales by phone so we can watch the i4s flop even compared to its other phones.
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