We don’t tend to cover Apple news here at Clove (unless it’s discussing the ongoing battle between the aforementioned and Android), but given the level of coverage that it gets in the media, it only seems right that we pay it some attention.
Needless to say, Apple announced the iPhone 4S yesterday amongst much disappointment for all those that had very much anticipated the unveiling of the iPhone 5. The following is a roundup of some of the best articles we have found around the web regarding Apple’s latest rendition of the iPhone.
Technical Spec Comparison – TechnoBuffalo
At a glance, the main improvements that the iPhone 4S makes are a faster processor (A5 chip instead of a4), better camera (8MP with 1080p as opposed to 5MP with 720p) and better battery. To see the comparison in full detail, check out TechnoBuffalo.
iPhone 4S vs iPhone 4 head to head review – The Inquirer
This head to head review from The Inquirer does a nice job of putting the difference in iPhone 4 technical specs into words. Handy for anyone trying to decide whether or not to upgrade from the iPhone 4, or just as a means of staying up to date with the latest tech news.
Initial Hands-On Review – TechRadar
TechRadar has had a chance to film a hands-on video and do an initial review of the iPhone 4S. In particular it focuses on the new Siri feature, which is probably the biggest selling point of the upgrade. The Siri personal assistant provides the ability to control the iPhone 4S with voice instructions. Check out the TechRadar review for a more thorough look at the entire device.
iPhone 4S Camera Upgrade Explained – TechCrunch
This article by TechCrunch goes into details about the camera upgrade from the iPhone 4 to the iPhone 4S. It discusses the jump from 5MP to 8MP, the new Omnivision light sensor, faster picture taking, improved lens and real-time image stabilization. it’ll be interesting to see how it shapes up next to the latest and greatest Android cameras.
iPhone 4S Reactions – Lost In Mobile
This article from Lost In Mobile is a collection of various reactions from the blog’s comments, twitter and alike. Liking this one in particular, from Steve Litchfield:
“Disappointed that the screen’s still 3.5″ though…. Android now rather owning the high end smartphone space?”
iPhone 4S – Official Video