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Apple iPhone 4S All specs

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Apple iPhone 4S

The big change on the iPhone 4S is its Dual-Core microprocessor that brings more speed to the device. The internal storage of 16GB continues good without the possibility of expansion.

The iPhone 4S now has 8-megapixel camera that take excellent pictures, it has flash and records Full HD videos. The secondary camera of the iPhone 4S had no changes, it remains at low resolution.

Now the iPhone 4S has a 3.5 inch touchscreen display with IPS Retina, making the image on the screen even better.

Another novelty is the Siri, a personal assistant that responds to voice commands from the user. The Siri is an advanced application that will surprise you.

Model and physical featuresApple iPhone 4S
Also known asiPhone 4S A1387, iPhone 4S A1431 CDMA
Country or region availableVarious (International)
Release dateOctober, 2011
Depth9.3 millimeters (0.37 inches)
Size (width x height)58.6 x 115.2 millimeters (2.31 x 4.54 in)
Weight140 grams (4.9 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supported
AntennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum frame, glass front/back
Protection against water and othersNot supported
Operating system (OS)Apple iPhone 4S
Operating systemiOS 5.0
Firmware updateiOS 9.0
HardwareApple iPhone 4S
Architecture - Chipset32bit - Samsung Apple A5 (45nm)
CPU processor1Ghz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A9
GPU graphical controllerPowerVR SGX543MP2
RAM memory512MB LPDDR2
Internal storage16GB (12GB user available)
External storageNot supported
DisplayApple iPhone 4S
Display typeTFT LCD IPS LED-Backlit
Screen size3.5" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~54% (screen-to-body ratio)
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 5-points
Display resolution640x960 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch)330 PPI
Colors16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass
Mobile networks and dataApple iPhone 4S
Dual-SIMNot supported
SIM card1 slot
micro-SIM (3FF)
GSM Mhz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900, A1431: CDMA 800/1900
Primary 3G networkA1387 version:
UMTS 850/900/1900/2100

A1431 version:
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
Primary 4G/5G networkNot supported
Primary data networkCSD, GPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+
Secondary 2G networkNot supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supported
Maximum download/upload14.4/5.76 Mbps
Messaging and callingApple iPhone 4S
MessagingSMS, MMS, E-mail, Push mail
Video callingSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
Primary / back cameraApple iPhone 4S
Main camera8 megapixels
Main camera resolution3264x2448 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080 pixels) 30 fps
FlashLED flash
Focal aperturef/2.4 (aperture)
Focal length35mm lens
Sensor size1/3.2" inches
Pixel size1.4µm pixel
Touch focusSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorSupported
HDRHDR photo only main camera
Front / secondary cameraApple iPhone 4S
Front camera0.3 megapixels
Front camera resolution640x480 pixels
Video recording (secondary)VGA (640x480 pixels)
Front flashNot supported
Focal aperturefeature not registered
Focal lengthfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registered
MultimediaApple iPhone 4S
RadioNot supported
TVNot supported
Video formatsMPEG4
Audio formatsMP3, iTunes
Connectivity and interfacesApple iPhone 4S
USBUSB 2.0 Proprietary connector
TV outputProprietary TV-out
Audio output3.5mm jack
Bluetooth4.0 version A2DP
WiFi802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
DLNANot supported
NFCNot supported
Infrared portNot supported
Other functionsApple iPhone 4S
Active noise cancellationSupported
Vibrating alertSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customized with tutorial
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5
Java / Flash playerNot supported
Other features- Colors: Black, White
- Videocalling over WiFi only
- Siri natural language commands and dictation
- iCloud service
- WiFi hotspot
Power supply and autonomyApple iPhone 4S
BatteryLiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity1432 mAh
Battery model / charger (watts)feature not registered
Talk time500 minutes | 8.3 hours | 0.3 day
Standby12000 minutes | 200 hours | 8.3 days
Radiation rate (SAR)Apple iPhone 4S
SAR USA, Mexico, Colombia1.18 W/Kg (head) | 0.98 W/Kg (body)
SAR European Union, UK0.99 W/Kg (head) | 0.99 W/Kg (body)
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