The iPhone 4S from Apple features a convergence of style and function. Its trendy black color adds a touch of elegance to its overall appearance. The iPhone 4S is solidly built, and features a rugged stainless steel chassis. The 3.5inch widescreen Retina capacitive display allows for an enhanced viewing and gaming experience by delivering stunning images with vivid colors. Its performance is driven by the A5 chipset, which is a combination of 1.9GHz ARM Cortex A9 CPU and the PowerVR SGX543MP2 GPU. Together with 512MB of RAM, this chipset enables the phone to perform brilliantly. With WiFi connectivity, you can easily access the Internet from a WiFi hotspot. This smartphone offers you with a storage space of 16GB.
Design and Display
The design of iPhone 4S mimics that of its predecessor, the iPhone 4. The appealing device is designed by Sir Jonathan Ive. It features smooth rounded corners along with stylish flat surfaces. The device features volume rocker, and a handy mute button on its side. The lovely design makes the iPhone 4S a piece of art. The gorgeous 3.5inch screen of this smartphone comes with Retina display technology that renders images at a maximum resolution of 960 x 640pixels. Approximately pixel density of 326ppi and a typical contrast ratio of 800:1 enable this display to produce sharp and lucid images.
Hardware and Operating system
The iPhone 4S runs on Apple’s famed iOS 7 operating system that delivers a lag free performance for years to come. Embedded in its core is the advanced A5 chipset that guarantees to deliver outstanding performance. The chipset features an integrated 1.9GHz ARM Cortex A9 CPU that efficiently handles all the processing requests. Meanwhile, a PowerVR SGX543MP2 GPU provides high quality graphics required for gaming and other applications. The phone also comes with a512MB RAM that boosts the multitasking power of the iPhone 4S. Included on the phone are Three Axis Gyro, Accelerometer, Proximity Sensor, and Ambient Light Sensor.
This smartphone features Bluetooth 4.0 for quickly transferring and receiving files from other Bluetooth enabled devices. For making and receiving calls via the local cellular networks, you can insert a micro SIM card into the iPhone 4S. It operates on the 850, 900, 1800, 1900, 2100 UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA frequency bands. You can connect this mobile phone to a Mac or PC via the 30 pin dock connector on the bottom for transferring data or updating the firmware or software. The phone comes with built in WLAN that allows the user to connect this device to any Wi Fi hotspot.
Battery and Storage
A powerful lithium ion battery encased within the body of this Apple smartphone makes sure that it never runs out of juice even when used for long durations on both 2G as well as 3G networks. It offers you with a talk time of up to 8 hours on 3G networks. In addition, you also get a massive standby time of up to 200 hours. The phone offers a video playback time of up to 10 hours, and audio playback time of up to 40 hours. The 8GB storage space of the iPhone 4S satisfies all your data storage needs.
Housed within the body of the iPhone 4S is an 8MP camera that comes with a f/2.4 aperture. The camera allows the user to record smooth 1080p Full HD videos at a frame rate of 30fps. Video stabilization helps you capture superior quality videos even while moving. This camera supports other useful functionalities such as geo tagging, touch focus, face detection, panorama, and HDR photo. The secondary FaceTime camera on the front assists you in capturing VGA resolution videos and photos. A built in LED flash enables the user to shoot clear photos in areas with low ambient light. The phone supports audio formats including ACC, Protected ACC, HE-ACC, MP3, MP3 VBR, Audible, Apple Lossless, AIFF, and WAV. Also supported by the device are numerous video format files. The phone comes with Siri that lets you use your voice to send messages, schedule meetings, place phone calls, and more.