What’s the Difference Between iPhone 4S and iPhone 4?

Now that all of the details and specs have been revealed you’re likely wondering what’s the main difference between the iPhone 4 and iPhone 4S? Is the new iPhone 4S worth buying? Have a look at our side by side comparison chart below to see for yourself & help you better decide.

As you’ll notice some specs haven’t changed all that much really while other specs are quite different. The overall look and dimensions are almost identical but as far as the hardware inside the devices you’ll see there have been some big improvements with the new iPhone 4S.

iPhone 4S picking up where amazing left off

 
iPhone 4S
New Apple iPhone 4S
iPhone 4
Apple iPhone 4
Processor (CPU) Dual-core Apple A5 Apple A4
WiFi 802.11b/g/n 802.11b/g/n
Cellular 1080p at 30fps, optional iMovie 720p at 30fps, optional iMovie
Maximum Download Data Speeds (HSDPA) 14.4 (Mbps) 7.2 (Mbps)
Maximum Upload Data Speeds (HSDPA) 5.8 (Mbps) 5.8 (Mbps)
Display 3.5 inch IPS 960×640 resolution 3.5 inch IPS 960×640 resolution
Video calling with FaceTime Available Available
Orientation sensing Accelerometer, gyroscope, digital compass Accelerometer, gyroscope, compass
Primary camera 8MP AF with flash & f 2.4 aperture 5MP AF with flash
Secondary camera VGA at 30fps VGA
Video recording 1080p video at 30fps (iMovie optional) 720p video at 30fps (iMovie optional)
SIM standard Micro SIM Micro SIM
Dimensions 115.2 x 58.6 x 9.3mm 115.2 x 58.6 x 9.3mm
Weight 140 grams (4.9 oz) 137 grams (4.8 oz)
Battery 6 hours of 3G browsing
8 hours talk time on (3G networks)
9 hours Wi-Fi browsing
14 hours of talk time (2G networks)
7 hours talk time (3G networks)
14 hours talk time (2G networks)
10 hours video
40 hours audio
Pricing with contract 16GB $199
32GB $299
64GB $399
8GB $99


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