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iPhone 4S Pre-Orders Start at 12:01 AM Pacific on Friday


Apple today introduced the iPhone 4S, the company's next generation iPhone. The iPhone includes a number of improvements including an improved camera, A5 processor, faster graphics and support for the Siri intelligent assistant software.


The iPhone 4S will be available in the US, Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Japan and the UK on Friday, October 14 and customers can pre-order their iPhone 4S beginning Friday, October 7. In the U.S., the iPhone 4S will be available on AT&T, Verizon and Sprint. Apple support representatives are telling customers that pre-orders will begin online at 12:01 a.m Pacific (7:01 a.m. GMT).

iPhone 4S will roll out worldwide to 22 more countries by the end of October including Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Mexico, Netherlands, Norway, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland.

Existing iPhone owners can check their upgrade eligibility using this tool.

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38 months ago
wish this was iPhone 5 not iPhone 4S, as do many.. why wasn't this released back in July, guessing needed/wanted Siri, b/c only special feature this phone gets. iPhone 4 isn't slow and it's camera isn't bad, both get grades and not a great reason buy new phone. True Apple fan but this was a downgrade. Let's hope there is a iPhone 5 in July 2012. I don't feel like waiting another year for something I thought until recently we be news about today. I am still going to buy this because I off contract and opportunity cost of $250 for being off contract for a year is too great.

But honestly think S stands for seriously???:confused:
Rating: 67 Votes
38 months ago
To all of you who keep saying "I'm going to just buy the Samsung Galaxy IIS..." stuff, please just go buy it and leave the forums. That way we don't have to hear your complaining anymore.
Rating: 33 Votes
38 months ago

wish this was iPhone 5 not iPhone 4S.. why wasn't this released back in July...


Not much is the same except the outside. It’s a whole new phone on the inside, so they couldn’t just flip a switch and release it. The hardware AND software had to be developed first. There’s no sign that either the 4S or iOS 5 were ready in July, and plenty of evidence that they weren’t. Since the iPhone 3G and iPhone 4 were outselling every competitor anyway, why would they want to rush something half-finished out the door, Android-style?
Rating: 31 Votes
38 months ago
Will be ordering one at 12:01AM. My iPhone 3G is dying a slow death. Can't wait!:D
Rating: 22 Votes
38 months ago

I was hopping to see a new IPhone not the bulky and fragile glass incase. I’ve been waiting for this new phone for so long and it didn’t help all the rumors about the new design, larger screen and thinner aluminum body and what did we get? Same old IPhone 4, not enough to change my mind and make me rush to the purchase line.

Sorry Apple, you had my hope so high and now I am very disappointed with the results.


Apple did not have your hopes up. You had your hopes up. Reality check time.
Rating: 21 Votes
38 months ago

Consider yourself lucky. My wife and I both bought ours on release day but I cannot upgrade until Nov 20, 2011 and she cannot until 2/12/2012!


My wife is so pissed because she's not eligible until 7/1/2012 and I'm eligible now. My recommendation to her was to wait until the next iPhone comes out, so she'll be on that cycle and I'll be on the "S" cycle. That way, there's always a new iPhone in the house.

Edit: Seriously, I got a down vote for this comment? Seriously?? What offensive, stupid, lying, backward, eye-rolling thing did I say to make someone think "Wow, that deserves a negative vote from me"?

Edit 2: Another down vote? I meant to say how much I love you all and how great you look in that shirt.
Rating: 21 Votes
38 months ago
no thanks
Rating: 20 Votes
38 months ago
If you have an iphone 4, I understand the underwhelmed response.

But as someone with a 3gs, it's really a nice upgrade. The ONLY thing I wanted was a larger screen, but otherwise I did get everything else...
Rating: 14 Votes
38 months ago


ios5+iPhone4 = Good enough for now, and I'm assuming that's true for most.


Same thing that I thought with my 3GS and iOS 4. With the difference between a 3GS and a 4 already being rather large, the difference from a 3GS to a 4S is even bigger.

I don't see why anybody who got a 3GS from the start and still has it would not want to upgrade to the 4S.
Rating: 13 Votes
38 months ago
Will be money well spent. ;)
Rating: 13 Votes

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