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Topic: iPhone 4S

China Telecom iPhone launch nears as Apple receives vital network license

01/20/2012, 02:01 am

One of the final obstacles to the arrival of Apple's iPhone on the China Telecom network has been removed with the news that a Chinese regulatory agency has granted a network access license for the handset.

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Briefly: Apple MEMS microphones, EU to rule on Google's Motorola takeover

01/19/2012, 06:01 pm

Apple passed Samsung as the world's largest buyer of miniscule MEMS microphones in 2011, while a European Union judgment on Google's proposed buyout of Motorola Mobility is set to take place in February.

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Apple working on version of Siri to help you purchase products online

01/19/2012, 09:01 am

Future updates to Apple's Siri personal assistant could grant users the ability to purchase items from online stores using only their voice.

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iPhone 4S launch propels surging Apple 20% to close the gap with Android

01/18/2012, 08:01 am

The launch of the iPhone 4S last October had an "enormous impact" on the U.S. smartphone landscape, boosting Apple's share among new buyers by almost 20 percent and putting it neck-and-neck with Android in December.

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Singapore carriers working on iPhone 4S mod to remove cameras for servicemen

01/16/2012, 09:01 pm

Wireless operators in Singapore are preparing to launch a modified iPhone 4S device with its cameras removed in an effort to market the device to military personnel who are not allowed to bring camera-equipped smartphones to army camps.

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Smartphone makers plan to mirror Apple's approach with fewer models each year

01/13/2012, 08:01 am

Four major smartphone makers are reportedly planning to reduce the number of new handsets they produce, in an attempt to capture the success Apple has had in releasing just one iPhone model each year.

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Apple postpones China retail launch of iPhone 4S after unruly crowd rages in Beijing [u]

01/12/2012, 07:01 pm

After an unruly crowd disrupted the release of Apple's iPhone 4S at its flagship location in Beijing, Apple has decided to postpone the sale of its best-selling handset at its official retail locations in China, though the device will still be available through its carrier partner and authorized resellers [updated].

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Thousands line up in China ahead of Friday launch of Apple's iPhone 4S

01/12/2012, 03:01 pm

Hours before the iPhone 4S is set to go on sale in China, massive lines with thousands of people have formed outside of Apple's heavily trafficked retail stores.

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Strong sales of iPhone 4S a precursor to 'monster' launch of redesigned 'iPhone 5'

01/11/2012, 03:01 pm

With iPhone sales over the holiday quarter expected to exceed 30 million, despite the fact that the iPhone 4S features the same form factor as its predecessor, one analyst believes the launch of a completely redesigned next-generation iPhone later this year will be a "monster."

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Apple's iPhone 4S propels iOS smartphone market share to 43% in Oct., Nov. 2011

01/10/2012, 02:01 am

The release of the iPhone 4S has driven significant growth for the iOS platform, with one analysis finding that Apple's share of U.S. smartphone sales grew from 26 percent in the third quarter of 2011 to 43 percent in October and November.

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New iPhone compatible with China Telecom gains regulatory approval

01/09/2012, 04:01 pm

Apple has built a new version of the iPhone compatible with the third-largest wireless carrier in China, China Telecom, and the handset has already received regulatory approval.

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54% of future smartphone buyers say they'll choose Apple's iPhone

01/09/2012, 08:01 am

A new survey has found Apple has "explosive momentum" at the beginning of 2012, with more than half of people who plan to buy a smartphone in the next 90 days choosing Apple's iPhone.

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Analyst estimates for Apple's Dec. quarter iPhone sales range from 25M-36M

01/08/2012, 11:01 pm

A poll of more than 30 professional and independent analyst covering Apple has revealed that estimates for Apple's iPhones sales for its first quarter of fiscal 2012 range from 25.16 million to 35.75 million units.

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Apple projected to reach 116M iPhone, 55M iPad sales in 2012

01/06/2012, 02:01 pm

Combined iPhone and iPad sales in calendar 2012 are expected in one new forecast to reach more than 170 million in another record breaking 12-month span.

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China Unicom customers can get Apple's iPhone 4S free with contract

01/06/2012, 11:01 am

Apple's carrier partner in China is offering an aggressive promotion in which customers can get a brand new iPhone 4S for free if they sign a multi-year service contract.

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Samsung sold about 32 million smartphones in record holiday quarter

01/06/2012, 08:01 am

When they are announced later this month, Apple's holiday iPhone sales will be most closely compared to rival Samsung, which is estimated to have sold 32 million smartphones in its record setting quarter.

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iPhone 4S users consume nearly twice as much data as iPhone 4 - study

01/06/2012, 03:01 am

A wireless industry study has found that iPhone 4S owners on average use roughly twice as much data as iPhone 4 owners and three times as much as iPhone 3G users.

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Samsung denied iPhone ban in Italy

01/05/2012, 04:01 pm

An Italian court has denied Samsung's request for a preliminary injunction against the iPhone 4S, making it the third time the South Korean electronics maker has failed to obtain a ban on Apple's newest handset in Europe.

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Verizon numbers may suggest 35M iPhone sales in holiday quarter

01/05/2012, 01:01 am

Verizon's revelation that it sold 4.2 million iPhones in the December quarter has prompted one analyst to suggest that Apple may have sold as many as 35 million iPhones during the period.

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Apple to launch iPhone 4S in China and 21 more countries January 13

01/04/2012, 08:01 am

The iPhone 4S is set to launch in China and 21 additional countries across the world on Friday, Jan. 13, as Apple continues the rapid international roll-out of its latest smartphone.

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