Apple’s latest addition to the smartphone world the iPhone 4S, is soon to be available in Hong Kong and South Korea as well starting November 11. Users in both countries can pre-order the device this Friday that is, November 4 onwards.
Equipped with advanced functions as compared to its predecessor, the handset comes with Apple’s latest A5 SOC for higher performance and better graphics. For capturing images, it holds an 8MP rear-facing camera that’s also capable of recording videos in 1080p full HD resolutions. Powered by iOS 5, the smartphone is accompanied by more than 200 new features courtesy of the OS and also the intelligent voice assistant, Siri, which is stated to perform tasks by comprehending natural conversation, to a limited extent.
With the iMessage app, users can send unlimited text messages, share videos, photos, locations and links to friends as well as groups for free. What’s more, the smartphone is pre-loaded with an updated Safari web browser, an enhanced mail client and a number of improvements to other built-in applications. The iPhone 4S is already available in 29 countries and from November 11, it can also be acquired in Albania, Armenia, Bulgaria, El Salvador, Greece, Guatemala, Hong Kong, Malta, Montenegro, New Zealand, Panama, Poland, Portugal, Romania and South Korea. Additionally, the company plans to roll out the device in 70 more countries by the end of the year.
The iPhone 4S price tag amounts to $199 for the 16GB version, $299 for 32GB and $399 for the 64GB variant. Users can purchase the smartphone in either white or black through the Apple Online Store, retail outlets or any Apple Authorized Resellers. However, pre-orders won’t be open for Albania, El Salvador, Guatemala, Malta, Montenegro and Panama.