iPhone 4s

The Apple iPhone 4s (5th Generation) is a smartphone that was designed, manufactured, and sold by Apple from 2011 to 2014 as part of the iPhone series. The next generation of the iPhone has been introduced on October 4, 2011, and its price started at $199.

This iPhone features an 800 MHz Apple A5 processor, 512 MB of RAM, 3.5″ Retina LED-backlit IPS multi-touch LCD Display, GPS, 3G data capability, two colors; Black and White, 8 GB / 16 GB / 32 GB or 64 GB of flash memory, built-in Wi-Fi 802.11b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, 8.0 Mpix rear camera / 0.9 Mpix front camera, three-axis gyro, accelerometer, Digital compass, Dock connector, 3.5-mm headphone jack, and 8 hours of talk time on 3G and 14 hours on 2G.

This iPhone was named “4s” where “S” stood for Siri an iPhone 4s-exclusive intelligent personal assistant that was later included in future generations of mobile Apple products. Retaining most of the external design of the iPhone 4, the 4S hosted major internal upgrades, including an upgrade to the Apple A5 chipset, and an 8-megapixel camera with 1080p video recording. It debuted with iOS 5, the fifth major version of iOS, Apple’s mobile operating system, that introduced features including iCloudiMessageNotification CenterReminders, and Twitter integration.

This iPhone has been discontinued on September 9, 2014, and has been replaced by iPhone 5.

Today iPhone 4s is 12 years old!

iPhone 4s
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iPhone 4s Release Date and Original Price

IntroducedOctober 4, 2011 (16 GB / 32 GB & 64 GB)
September 10, 2013 (8 GB)
ReleasedOctober 14, 2011 *1
October 28, 2011 *2
November 11, 2011 *3
November 24, 2011 *4
December 16, 2011 *5
January 13, 2012 *6
January 27, 2012 *7
DiscontinuedSeptember 20, 2012 (32 GB & 64 GB)
September 10, 2013 (16 GB)
September 9, 2014 (8 GB)
February 17, 2016 (India)
Model IdentifieriPhone4,1
Model NumberA1387 (Worldwide)
A1431 (China)
Order NumberMF261LL/A (8 GB Black Unlocked)
MF262LL/A (8 GB White Unlocked)
MD234LL/A (16 GB Black Unlocked)
MD237LL/A (16 GB White Unlocked)
MD241LL/A (32 GB Black Unlocked)
MD244LL/A (32 GB White Unlocked)
MD257LL/A (64 GB Black Unlocked)
MD260LL/A (64 GB White Unlocked)
MF263LL/A (8 GB Black T-Mobile)
MF264LL/A (8 GB White T-Mobile)
MF257LL/A (8 GB Black AT&T)
MF258LL/A (8 GB White AT&T)
MC922LL/A (16 GB Black AT&T)
MC924LL/A (16 GB White AT&T)
MC923LL/A (32 GB Black AT&T)
MC925LL/A (32 GB White AT&T)
MD270LL/A (64 GB Black AT&T)
MD272LL/A (64 GB White AT&T)
MF259LL/A (8 GB Black Verizon)
MF260LL/A (8 GB White Verizon)
MD276LL/A (16 GB Black Verizon)
MD277LL/A (16 GB White Verizon)
MD278LL/A (32 GB Black Verizon)
MD279LL/A (32 GB White Verizon)
MD280LL/A (64 GB Black Verizon)
MD281LL/A (64 GB White Verizon)
MF269LL/A (8 GB Black Sprint)
MF270LL/A (8 GB White Sprint)
MD377LL/A (16 GB Black Sprint)
MD378LL/A (16 GB White Sprint)
MD379LL/A (32 GB Black Sprint)
MD380LL/A (32 GB White Sprint)
MD381LL/A (64 GB Black Sprint)
MD382LL/A (64 GB White Sprint)
MC918LL/A (16 GB Black AT&T sold by Apple)
MC920LL/A (16 GB White AT&T sold by Apple)
MC919LL/A (32 GB Black AT&T sold by Apple)
MC921LL/A (32 GB White AT&T sold by Apple)
MC919LL/A (64 GB Black AT&T sold by Apple)
MD269LL/A (64 GB Black AT&T sold by Apple)
MD271LL/A (64 GB White AT&T sold by Apple)
Original Price$0 (8 GB on a two-year contract)
$449 (8 GB)
$199 (16 GB on a two-year contract)
$649 (16 GB)
$299 (32 GB on a two-year contract)
$749 (32 GB)
$399 (64 GB on a two-year contract)
$849 (64 GB)
Weight4.8 oz. – 136 Grams
Dimensions4.5” H x 2.31” W x 0.37″ D
11.43 cm H x 5.86 cm W x 0.93 cm D
PredecessoriPhone 4
SuccessoriPhone 5
*1 Germany, Canada, France, USA, Japan, Australia, UK, Egypt.
*2 Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Mexico, Netherlands, Norway, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Saudi Arabia, Sudan & Eritrea.
*3 Albania, Armenia, Bulgaria, El Salvador, Greece, Guatemala, Hong Kong, South Korea, Malta, Montenegro, New Zealand, Panama, Poland, Portugal, Romania, USA (non-contract).
*4 Colombia, Moldova, India, Croatia.
*5 Brazil, Chile, Malaysia, Philippines, Russia, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, Vietnam, Kuwait, Bahrain, Israel.
*6 Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Bolivia, Botswana, British Virgin Islands, Cameroon, Cayman Islands, Central African Republic, China, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Grenada, Guam, Guinea Conakry, Indonesia, Ivory Coast, Jamaica, Kenya, Madagascar, Mali, Mauritius, Niger, Senegal, St. Vincent and The Grenadines, Trinidad and Tobago, Turks and, Caicos, Uganda, Jordan, Venezuela, Lebanon.
*7 Costa Rica.

Tech Specs


ProcessorApple A5
Processor Speed1 GHz (running at 800 MHz)
Number of Cores2


Storage8 GB
16 GB
32 GB
64 GB


Memory512 MB LPDDR2


Graphics CardPowerVR SGX543MP2
Number of Cores2


Display3.5″ widescreen Retina LED-backlit IPS LCD Display
Resolution960 x 640
Pixel Density326 ppi
Brightness500 cd/m2
Contrast Ratio800:1
Display ModesAirPlay Mirroring


ButtonsVolume + / –
Sleep / Wake up


Ambient light
3-axis gyroscope


NetworksUMTS/HSDPA/HSUPA (850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz)
GSM/EDGE (850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz)
CDMA EV-DO Rev. A (800, 1900 MHz)
Wi-Fi802.11b/g/n (802.11n 2.4GHz only)
BluetoothBluetooth 4.0
SIM slotmicro-SIM
Ports1 – 30-pin dock connector
1 – 3.5-mm headphone jack
Camera1 – 8.0 Megapixels (Rear)
1 – 0.9 Megapixels (Front)
LocationAssisted GPS
Digital compass
Audio In2 – Microphones
Audio OutSpeaker


Audio FormatsAAC
Protected AAC
Audible (formats 1, 2, and 3)
Apple Lossless
Video FormatsH.264 video, up to 1.5 Mbps, 640 by 480 pixels, 30 frames per second, Low-Complexity version of the H.264 Baseline Profile with AAC-LC audio up to 160 Kbps, 48kHz, stereo audio in .m4v, .mp4, and .mov file formats;
H.264 video, up to 768 Kbps, 320 by 240 pixels, 30 frames per second, Baseline Profile up to Level 1.3 with AAC-LC audio up to 160 Kbps, 48kHz, stereo audio in .m4v, .mp4, and .mov file formats;
MPEG-4 video, up to 2.5 Mbps, 640 by 480 pixels, 30 frames per second, Simple Profile with AAC-LC audio up to 160 Kbps, 48kHz, stereo audio in .m4v, .mp4, and .mov file formats


Original OSiOS 5.0
Maximum OSiOS 9.3.6
Intelligent AssistentSiri
HandoffSupported (sharing iPhone calls only)
iTunesiTunes 10.5 or later
System RequirementsMac OS X 10.5.8 or later
Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP Home or Professional with Service Pack 3 or later


Battery5.3 W Rechargeable Lithium-Ion
Battery Capacity1432 mAh
Battery LifeTalk Time: Up to 8 hours on 3G / 14 hours on 2G
Standby: Up to 200 hours
Internet Use: Up to 6 hours on 3G / 9 hours on Wi-Fi
Video playback: Up to 10 hours
Audio playback: Up to 40 hours
Power AdapterApple 5W or 12W USB Power Adapter

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