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Apple iPhone 4S (2011) review

iOS 5
Apple A5
PowerVR SGX543 MP2
512 MB / 8 GB
3.5 inches (640 x 960 px)
8 MP, 3264 x 2448 px, autofocus

Apple announced the launch of the iPhone 4S smartphone in 2011. The manufacturer is offering the Apple iPhone 4S phone with 3.5 inches display, Apple A5 chipset, 512 MB of RAM and 8 GB of internal storage.

The Apple iPhone 4S comes with iOS 5 out of the box, and a Li-Po 1432 mAh, non-removable battery. The 3.5 inches phone comes with IPS display (640 x 960 px). The IPS display provides enhanced features, such as optimal viewing angles, color accuracy, invariable color reproduction and better power consumption.

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Apple iPhone 4S specifications

NameiPhone 4S
Release date2011


The weight of Apple iPhone 4S is about 4.94 oz with battery, which is average compared to most of the smartphones with same size. The dimensions of this Apple phone are average (4.54 x 2.31 x 0.37 inches).

Weight4.94 oz
Dimensions4.54 x 2.31 x 0.37 inches
Colorsblack, white
SIM typeMicro SIM


The Apple iPhone 4S comes with iOS 5 out of the box, but it is upgradable to the next OS.

OS versioniOS 5
SoCApple A5
CPUDual-core 1 GHz Cortex-A9


The size of iPhone 4S screen is measured diagonally, from corner to corner. The 3.5 inches IPS display of Apple iPhone 4S with 640 x 960 px resolution is multitouch capable.

Display typeIPS
Screen size3.5 inches
Resolution640 x 960 px
Multitouch supportyes


The internal memory of Apple iPhone 4S (512 MB) cannot be expanded.

Internal storage8 GB
Memory card slotno


The camera of the iPhone 4S is equipped with autofocus. An autofocus (or AF) optical system uses a sensor, a control system and a motor to focus on an automatically or manually selected point or area. Very few Android cameras come without autofocus.

Selfie cameraVGA
Main camera8 MP, 3264 x 2448 px, autofocus


The Apple iPhone 4S doesn't support 4G/LTE networks. This phone has a built-in GPS. GPS is a highly accurate navigation system using signals from satellites to determine a location on the Earth's surface, irrespective of weather conditions. Most phones have a GPS unit on board. The iPhone 4S phone doesn't have built-in FM radio.

GSM 2G bands850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
Network coverage2G / 3G
Wi-FiWi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
Bluetoothv4.0, A2DP, LE
FM radiono
USB30-pin dock connector
Headphone3.5 mm jack


The Li-Po 1432 mAh, non-removable battery gives the smartphone a good battery backup. The lithium polymer (Li-Po) battery is a thin, light-weight, rechargeable battery. No periodic discharge is needed and charging can be done at random. The battery of iPhone 4S isn't removable without voiding the warranty.

TypeLi-Po 1432 mAh, non-removable


Smartphones today come with a wealth of sensors to facilitate a better user experience. The accelerometer is a sensor that measures the tilting motion and orientation of the phone. This Apple phones comes with proximity sensor. This proximity sensor detects how close the phone is to an outside object, such as your ear.

Sensorsaccelerometer, compass, gyroscope, proximity
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The specifications above are based on the official data published by the manufacturer, but we also take user reviews into consideration. If you found an error or something lacking in the specifications above for the Apple iPhone 4S, then don’t hesitate and signal the problem to us.

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