iPhone 4S over iPhone 4: Should I stay or should I go?

20 October 2011
A lot of people are wondering which iPhone is the right one for them - both people looking to upgrade their own one and people who are just joining the Apple phone party. How much more do you get with the 4S, over the iPhone 4? If you're wondering just that, we're here to help by putting the two...

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  • beckon

> In reply to [deleted post]Eeewww!

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  • 2011-10-21 04:19
  • vaPx
  • -ALi-

> In reply to ThePacemaker @ 2011-10-20 21:18 from LYey - click to readCorrect. I was thinking the same thing when viewing the videos. The Device must has "Yellow Gate" tint screen problem. But as reports say that its just the glue which was used while manufacturing and the problem will go away in a week or two.

@no matter. Don't compare them to drop tests. I've seen iPhone surviving from 12 foot height and breaking from a desk of 3 foot... Even seen a sgs2 broken from 4 feet height. So it doesn't matter what they are made of, it matters how you use it. I drop my phone a lot so I use safe holster for iPhone. Hope You Agree...

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  • 2011-10-21 03:24
  • nTTV
  • super trousers

what about the 4s battery in standby compared to 4?

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  • 2011-10-21 01:45
  • nIVF
  • Asemahdi

if you are an iPhone 3GS user or never used an iPhone before then definitely go for iPhone 4S. Otherwise, it's not worth it to get an iPhone 4S if you already own an iPhone 4.

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  • 2011-10-21 01:10
  • pFkU
  • Anonymous

> In reply to mark @ 2011-10-20 21:48 from mqMt - click to readYou may be glad to know that reports indicate significantly louder speakers for the iPhone 4S, one report mentioned it to be 6 decibels above the iPhone 4.

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  • 2011-10-20 23:23
  • 3Ybw
  • Anonymous

me sticking with iphone 4..but will get iphone 5 for sure

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  • 2011-10-20 23:21
  • kWMZ
  • Anonymous

The performance is quite good - OK, the best, but it's still too small screen for anything. Especially when you put both your thumbs on it. And iOS is still a limited system as it was.

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  • 2011-10-20 23:15
  • mMFQ
  • Eddie.Q

One word to describe Siri: Amazing! For those of you still not willing to accept, here's a link:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v...;feature=aso

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  • 2011-10-20 23:03
  • tA{J
  • The Boy with Red Hat

I will get one but just because my iPhone 3GS is dying on me :(

No more chances is time for a change (kinda of) but I don't want to spend $ 200 dlls for repair my old 3GS I will get a better one!!!

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  • 2011-10-20 23:03
  • Pr@3
  • cnick6

what about Iphone4 with iOS5 -- audio quality tests -- voice quality and speakerphone tests? Heard that iOS5 has improved quality versus pre-iOS5 thanks to updated firmware.

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  • 2011-10-20 22:58
  • xTJH
  • jackhammeR

Same shi%^ every year.
And now, when Samsung and HTC and even MOTO passed the border with 720p screens, Iphone lost one of his main points.
Now the only good or bad thing, depends on what you prefer, is IOS...because the hardware is nothing better than competitors.

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  • 2011-10-20 22:32
  • n$$N
  • JaM

so GSMArena still ignores the fact that iPhone4S in offscreen test doesn't draw the 720p but only 960x640?

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  • 2011-10-20 22:27
  • phjE
  • yo

> In reply to Dave @ 2011-10-20 21:38 from myA5 - click to readmight as well wait and see during that time what are your options because im sure rumors if apple is gonna release a phone for 2012 it should be iphone 5 unless they wanna milk iphone 4 and put out some ridiculous iphone 4gs....the horror.

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  • 2011-10-20 22:25
  • Kx{f
  • mark

one thing that niggles me with the 4s. its got the same, speaker on the bottom. and guess what still not as loud as the 3GS. shame an old iphone has louder speakers. than a modern iphone.

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  • 2011-10-20 21:48
  • mqMt
  • Dave

Can anyone help. My contract runs out in may 2012 so is it worth me getting the 4S or wait for iphone 5?

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  • 2011-10-20 21:38
  • myA5
  • Duel

> In reply to no matter @ 2011-10-20 21:04 from pdqg - click to readiPhone because SGS2 is too huge, also it has android... So very easy choice, iPhone 4S here next week!

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  • 2011-10-20 21:28
  • p77p
  • ThePacemaker

Dear GSMArena, unfortunately your iPhone 4S suffers from the "yellowgate". It seems that the issue is widespread :(

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  • 2011-10-20 21:18
  • LYey
  • jmb

1st iPhone and it will be 4S 16GB. Tired of the bugs under android 2.2 :(

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  • 2011-10-20 21:16
  • NRae
  • no matter

none of them, becouse:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?f...=elKxgsrJFhw

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  • 2011-10-20 21:04
  • pdqg
  • cistamlaka

first. 4s is better

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  • 2011-10-20 20:29
  • prjK