New arrival: The iPhone 4S is now available in India
The wait for Apple's iPhone 4S to hit Indian shores came to an end after leading telecom operators Airtel and Aircel on Friday launched the much-awaited iPhone 4S in the country at price starting from Rs 44,500.
The iPhone 4S features a 3.5-inch retina display that has a 960x640 pixel resolution.
The iPhone 4S is powered by Apple's dual-core A5 chip, the one that is also present inside the iPad 2. The A5 chip delivers up to twice the processing power and up to seven times faster graphics than the iPhone 4.
The iPhone 4S includes an autofocus 8 megapixel camera that has a new custom lens with a larger f/2.4 aperture.
The iPhone 4S runs iOS 5, Apple's latest mobile operating system(OS).
The iPhone 4S also includes Siri, an intelligent assistant that helps users get things done just by asking. Siri can help make calls, send text messages or email, schedule meetings and reminders, make notes, search the Internet, find local businesses, get directions and more. Users can also get answers, find facts and even perform complex calculations just by asking.
Weighing 140g, the iPhone 4S is 9.3 mm thin.
The iPhone 4S will be available in three variants - 16GB, 32GB and 64GB.
The iPhone4S allows users to use Apple's iCloud service, which is a cloud storage and cloud computing service that lets users store data(including music, photos, documents and more) on remote computer servers for download to multiple devices such as iPhones, iPods and iPads.
The 16GB and 32GB iPhone 4S are priced at Rs 44,500 and Rs 50,900 respectively. However, the 64GB model will be available for Rs 57,500.