Apple iPhone 4s

Featured in Best Music
Announced:
Oct 04, 2011
Market status:
Released
Release date:
Oct 14, 2011

PhoneArena Rating:

8.5
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Apple iPhone 4s

Featured in Best Music
Announced: Oct 04, 2011
Market status: Released
Release date: Oct 14, 2011

PhoneArena Rating:

8.5
Read Full Review
  • 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
  • Fingerprint
  • Lightweight
  • Thin
  • LTE
  • Waterproof
  • NFC
  • Dual SIM

Display

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Display size:

3.5 inches

Resolution:

640 x 960 pixels

Pixel density:

326 ppi

Technology:

IPS LCD

Screen-to-body ratio:

55.27 %

Peak brightness:

500 cd/m2 (nit)

Features:

Oleophobic coating, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Camera

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Rear:

Single camera

Main camera:

8 megapixels

Hardware Features:

Autofocus, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.4; Focal length: 35.00 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.2"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm

Flash:

LED

Video recording:

1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)

Features:

Digital image stabilization

Front:

0.3 megapixels VGA

Design

Dimensions:

4.54 x 2.31 x 0.37 inches (115.2 x 58.6 x 9.3 mm)

Weight:

4.94 oz (140 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)

Materials:

Back: Glass; Frame: Aluminum

Colors:

Black, White

Hardware & Performance

System chip:

Apple A5

Processor:

Dual-core, 800 MHz, ARM Cortex-A9

GPU:

PowerVR SGX 543MP2

RAM:

0.5 GB

Internal storage:

64 GB

OS:

iOS (9.x, 8.x, 7.x, 6.1, 6, 5.1, 5)

Battery

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Talk time:

14.00 hours
the average is 22 h (1323 min)

Stand-by time:

8.3 days (200 hours)
the average is 21 days (509 h)

Talk time (3G):

8.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1397 min)

Music playback:

40.00 hours

Video playback:

10.00 hours

Cellular

UMTS:

850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz

GSM:

850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz

CDMA:

800, 1900 MHz

Data:

HSDPA 14.4 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS

SIM type:

Micro SIM

Connectivity

Bluetooth:

4.0

Wi-Fi:

802.11 b, g, n

USB:

USB 2.0

Connector:

Proprietary

Features:

USB charging

Location:

A-GPS, Glonass

Other:

Computer sync, OTA sync

Phone features

Sensors:

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass

Notifications:

Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone

Other features:

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Multimedia

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Screen mirroring:

TV-out

Speakers:

Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Headphones connector:

3.5mm

Additional microphone(s):

for Noise cancellation

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Oct 04, 2011

FCC ID value:

BCG-E2430A link

FCC measured SAR:

Head:

1.18 W/kg

Measured in:

1900 MHz

Body:

1.15 W/kg

Measured in:

850 MHz

Shopping information

In The Box:

Apple Earphones with Remote and Mic, Dock Connector to USB Cable, USB Power Adapter, Documentation

ALTERNATIVE VARIANTS

We list only the specs that are different than the main variant

Apple iPhone 4s

with 16 GB storage

Differences from the main variant:

Internal storage:

16 GB

Apple iPhone 4s

with 32 GB storage

Differences from the main variant:

Internal storage:

32 GB

US CARRIER AVAILABILITY

Pros

  • Small dimensions (4.54 x 2.31 x 0.37 inches)
  • Large camera sensor pixel size (1.4 μm)

Cons

  • Thick body (0.37 inches)
  • Proprietary USB connector
  • Low pixel density screen (326 ppi)

Description

The iPhone 4s is a gradual step over the iPhone 4 improving the internals, but keeping the look and feel. At the same time, though, it brings a reworked iOS 5 and introduces Siri, a personal voice assistant allowing you to vocally communicate with the iPhone. It comes with a 3.5" screen with a resolution of 640 x 960 pixels, but on the inside there's a twice more powerful dual-core A5 processor. It also improves connectivity a notch, bringing 14.4Mbps HSPA download speeds. The back is where an 8-megapixel camera resides and it's capable of recording 1080p videos.

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