If you have been looking forward to getting a new iPhone 5, then think again. Apple made an announcement about the new iPhone 4s yesterday instead. It looks just like the regular iPhone 4 on the outside. The inside is what has changed. Let's see what is new.
One of the most important things that is different about this phone is that it is powered by a A5 processor. That means that it is twice as fast as the previous version. Apple also stated that data speeds will be faster on this phone at 14.4 Mbps for downloading and 5.8 Mbps for uploading. The battery life is a little bit longer than the iPhone too, but standby time is less.
This phone has a CDMA/GSM chip in it and that makes it a world phone. The antenna is also better on this phone and improves call quality. There are really two antennas that switch between transmitting and receiving.
Another great improvement for the iPhone is the camera. It is a 8-megapixel sensor. This camera has many features such as five layered lenses that improve the sharpness of pictures up to 30%. There is also an infrared filter. It is easy to get to the camera too. All that you have to do is hit the home button twice, and you will be at the camera. This camera shoots fast pictures and records video in 1080p.
The iPhone 4s will come with many apps. You will like all that it offers. You will be able to stream video to your Apple TV too.
The biggest new feature to the iPhone 4s is that the A5 chips is the Siri Assistant. That is basically a voice-controlled assistant that you can use anytime by holding the home button down. You can ask about the time or the weather. You can reply to messages or play a song from iTunes all with voice commands. There are many more options too that we cannot cover here.
This phone starts at $199 for a 16GB. You can get a 64 GB phone for $399.