Apple iPhone 4s Review and Specs

Apple iPhone 4s (USA version)

SCORE:
59
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Highlights

  • 3.5" 640 x 960 IPS LCD screen
  • 1 rear camera
  • 8MP f/2.4 main camera
  • 1432 mAh Non-removable Li-Po battery

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In The Box

  • Device
  • Earphones with Remote and Mic
  • Dock connector to USB Cable
  • USB Power Adapter
  • Documentation

Overview

Apple iPhone 4s was released in 2011. It weighs 4.9 oz (140 g) and has 3.5" IPS LCD screen with 640 x 960 resolution. The current model has 512MB RAM and 8GB [a] type internal storage, Apple A5 chipset, Dual-core CPU, PowerVR SGX543MP2 GPU, and runs on iOS 5, upgradable to iOS 9.3.5. The phone is equipped with 1432 mAh non-removable li-po battery.

Based on the features and specifications we have given Apple iPhone 4s an overall score of 59 out of 100, as well as individual scores for the features listed below.

BODY
61
NETWORK
70
DISPLAY
56
MEMORY
2
CAMERA
61
FEATURES
60
LOCATION TECH
70
CONNECTIVITY
77
SENSORS
70
AUDIO
78
BATTERY
39
OVERALL
59

Pros and Cons

PROS
👍   Front Selfie Camera
👍   Rear Flash
👍   Rear Camera Face Detection
👍   GPS
👍   Wi-Fi Direct
👍   Gyroscope
👍   Accelerometer
👍   Proximity sensor
👍   Loudspeaker Configuration
👍   3.5mm Audio Jack
CONS
👎   No 4G Bands
👎   No 5G Bands
👎   Low Screen Resolution: 640 x 960
👎   Low Screen Pixel Density: 330ppi
👎   Low Screen To Body Ratio: 54.0%
👎   No HDR display
👎   Small RAM: 512MB
👎   Small Internal Storage: 8GB
👎   Memory Card Slot
👎   1 Rear Camera
👎   8MP Main Camera
👎   No Ultra-Wide Angle Camera
👎   No Telephoto Camera
👎   No Rear Camera HDR
👎   No Infrared
👎   No NFC
👎   No ANT+
👎   No FM radio
👎   No Barometer
👎   No Fingerprint Sensor
👎   Low Capacity Battery: 1432 mAh
👎   No Fast Wired Charging
👎   No Wireless Charging

Specifications

In this section we present all available features and specifications for Apple iPhone 4s.

BASICS
BrandApple
ModeliPhone 4s
Version512MB/8GB
CountryUSA
ColorsBlack, White
Annouce date2011, October 04
Release Date2011, October 14
BODY
BuildGlass front (Gorilla Glass), glass back, aluminum frame
Weight4.9 oz (140 g)
Dimensions (HxWxD)4.5" x 2.31" x 0.37"
115.2 x 58.6 x 9.3 mm
NETWORK
Number of SIMSingle SIM
SIM SizeMicro-SIM
TechnologyGSM / CDMA / HSPA / EVDO
2G BandsGSM 850, 900, 1800, 1900
CDMA 800, 1900
3G BandsHSDPA 850, 900, 1900, 2100
CDMA 2000
4G Bands
5G Bands
SCREEN
ScreenSize3.5"/88.9 mm (full rectangle)
Screen TypeIPS LCD
Screen Resolution640 x 960
Screen Pixel Density330ppi
Screen Aspect Ratio3∶2
Screen To Body Ratio54.0%
Screen Brightness500 (typical)
Contrast Ratio800∶1
HDR display
MEMORY
RAM512MB
Internal Storage8GB
Memory Card Slot
Card Type
CAMERA
Rear CamerasWide
Main Wide-Angle CameraResolution: 8MP
Pixel Size: 1.4μm
Aperture: f/2.4
Sensor Size: 1/3.2%
Phase-Detection Autofocus
Ultra-Wide Angle Camera
Telephoto Camera
Second Telephoto Camera
Front Cameras
Front UltraWide Camera
Rear Depth Camera
Front Depth Camera
Macro Camera
Rear Flash
LED flash
FEATURES
Video Playback Resolution/FPS1080p at 30fps
Video Playing FormatH.264, AAC-LC, MPEG-4, Motion JPEG, PCM
Front Camera Video Recording Resolution/FPS480p at 30fps
Rear Camera Video Recording Resolution/FPS1080p at 30fps
Front Camera HDR Video Recording
Rear Camera HDR Video Recording
Rear Camera HDR
Rear Camera Face Detection
Dolby Vision playback
Hyperscale 1080p Video Support
LOCATION
GPS
A-GPS
GALILEO
GLONASS
BDS
QZSS
NavIC
LTEPP
CONNECTIVITY
USBUSB 2.0
Infrared
Wi-Fi Standard802.11 b/g/n
Wi-Fi Direct
Bluetooth versionv4.0
NFC
ANT+
FM radio
PLATFORM
OSiOS 5, upgradable to iOS 9.3.5
ChipsetApple A5
CPU TypeDual-core
CPU Speed1.0 GHz
GPUPowerVR SGX543MP2
SENSORS
Gyroscope
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Barometer
Ambient light sensor
Face Recognition
LiDAR Scanner
Gravity Sensor
SAR
Compass
Hall Effect
Camera laser focusing
Color Temperature
Gesture
Color Spectrum
Distance Sensor
IR Blaster
IR remote control
HR Sensor
Iris Sensor
Fingerprint Sensor
Infrared Thermometry
Hearing Aid Compatibility
AUDIO
Loudspeaker ConfigurationMono
Audio Playing FormatAAC, Protected AAC, HE-AAC, MP3, MP3 VBR, Audible (2, 3, 4, AAX, AAX+), Apple Losseless, AIFF, WAV
Dolby Atmos
3.5mm Audio Jack
BATTERY
Battery TypeNon-removable Li-Po
Battery Capacity1432 mAh (typical)
Fast Wired Charging
Wireless Charging
Talk TimeUp to 8 hours (3G)
Internet Usage Time Wi-FiUp to 9 hours
Audio Playback TimeUp to 40 hours
ENVIRONMENTAL
Operating Temperature32 to 95℉ (0 to 35℃)
Nonoperating Temperature-4 to 113℉ (-20 to 45℃)
Relative Humidity5% to 95% noncondensing
Operating Altitudetested up to 10,000 feet (3000 m)
OTHER
Rating for Hearing AidsM4, T4
Mail Attachment Support.jpg, .tiff, .gif (images); .doc and .docx (Microsoft Word); .htm and .html (web pages); .key (Keynote); .numbers (Numbers); .pages (Pages); .pdf (Preview and Adobe Acrobat); .ppt and .pptx (Microsoft PowerPoint); .txt (text); .rtf (rich text format); .vcf (contact information); .xls and .xlsx (Microsoft Excel)
SupportLanguage Support, Keyboard Support, Dictionary Support (enables predictive text and autocorrect), Siri Languages

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