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Topic: iPhone 4S

Apple's 8GB iPhone 5c is international-only for now, while iPhone 4s lives on [u]

03/18/2014, 09:03 am

Apple's new low-end 8-gigabyte iPhone 5c debuted on Tuesday in major markets across the globe, including the U.K., China, France, Germany and Australia, though it did not replace the iPhone 4s, which remains the company's cheapest smartphone available [updated].

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Report: iPhone 5s to soon account for 1 in 5 iPhones, 5c growth stagnant

03/07/2014, 08:03 pm

According to the latest statistics from analytics firm Mixpanel, Apple's iPhone 5s is about to breach the 20 percent mark in overall iPhone marketshare and will soon overtake the venerable iPhone 4S, while the counterpart 5c model languishes at about 6 percent.

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Apple sold 1.6M iPhones in Russia during 2013 as big telecoms resumed sales, report says

02/18/2014, 05:02 pm

After persuading major Russian cellular providers to sign on as partner carriers, Apple's iPhone sales doubled in 2013 to some 1.57 million units.

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Incipio unveils NFC-based Cashwrap mobile wallet case for Apple's iPhone

01/24/2014, 01:01 pm

Accessory maker Incipio on Friday officially launched the Cashwrap, an NFC-enabled case that adds support for the ISIS mobile payment standard to the iPhone 4, iPhone 4s, iPhone 5 and iPhone 5s.

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Thai man dies after alleged electrocution from charging iPhone 4S

11/27/2013, 10:11 pm

Another iPhone electrocution has been reported in East Asia, this time from Thailand, where a 28-year-old man was reportedly killed while lying on an iPhone 4S connected to what is believed to be a knockoff third-party charger.

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iPhone 5s takes 64% of Apple's smartphone sales, 5c with 27%, survey finds

10/14/2013, 08:10 am

The newly released iPhone 5s is outselling its 2013 counterpart, the iPhone 5c, by a factor of more than two to one, though the iPhone 5c has carved out a respectable share of overall sales, according to new data.

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iOS 7 update brings more Wi-Fi issues for some iPhone 4S owners

10/10/2013, 11:10 am

iPhone 4S owners have taken to Apple's support forums by the hundreds with complaints that iOS 7 has caused a new round of problems with the phone's Broadcom Wi-Fi and Bluetooth controller, echoing issues that reared their head during iOS 6's release.

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From first-gen iPhone to 5s, all eight models put to speed test

09/30/2013, 10:09 am

The evolution of Apple's iPhone from the original model through the new 5s and 5c was shown off recently in a new video that pits all eight released versions of the bestselling handset against each other in a test of speed.

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Apple keeps 8GB iPhone 4S around as free-on-contract option

09/10/2013, 02:09 pm

In introducing its new iPhones on Tuesday, Apple both adhered to tradition and shook things up, dropping the iPhone 5 but keeping the iPhone 4S alive as the low-end model.

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'iPhone 5C' expected to replace iPhone 5, while Apple's iPhone 4S will live on

08/19/2013, 08:08 am

This fall, Apple's newly revamped iPhone lineup is expected to include the high-end "iPhone 5S," a plastic "iPhone 5C," and a low-end option with the legacy iPhone 4S, according to a well-connected insider.

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Strong sales of Apple's iPhone boost Foxconn profits by 41%

08/13/2013, 01:08 pm

Net profits at Apple manufacturing partner Foxconn were up by 41 percent in the company's second quarter, boosted by stronger than expected sales of the existing iPhone lineup.

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Resale value of Apple's iPhone 4 increased 10% since April, Galaxy S III dropped 27%

08/07/2013, 08:08 am

The resale value of iPhone 4 in the U.S. has actually grown by more than 10 percent since April, a new survey has found, while Samsung's smartphone lineup can't command the same used prices as Apple.

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iPhone 5 'by far the most popular iPhone,' Apple says

07/23/2013, 05:07 pm

Though executives with Apple said they are pleased by sales of the legacy iPhone 4 and iPhone 4S, they also noted that the iPhone 5 remains "by far the most popular iPhone" they sell.

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iPhone 5 accounts for half of Apple's smartphone sales, iPhone 4S takes 30%

07/22/2013, 12:07 pm

More than half of all smartphones sold by Apple in June were the latest-generation iPhone 5, according to new data, while the iPhone 4S, first released in 2011, accounted for 30 percent of sales.

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Verizon's sales suggest Apple may have sold 34.7M iPhones in June quarter

07/18/2013, 03:07 pm

iPhone activation figures from Verizon, the largest carrier in the U.S., suggest that Apple could have sold as many as 34.7 million iPhones in the just-concluded June quarter.

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AT&T adds emergency alert system to iPhone 5 and 4S with software update [u]

06/14/2013, 09:06 pm

America's second-largest wireless carrier AT&T on Friday announced it will be pushing out an update to subscribers who own an iPhone 5 or 4S, with the new software supporting an FCC-mandated Wireless Emergency Alert system.

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Best Buy to offer $50 off all iPhone 5 & 4S models starting Sunday

05/24/2013, 03:05 pm

Starting this Sunday, electronics retailer Best Buy will be offering $50 off the purchase of any new iPhone model with a service contract, marking a rare discount opportunity for Apple's smartphone lineup.

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Briefly: Virgin Mobile offers 15% discount on prepaid iPhone 4/4S

05/16/2013, 08:05 pm

In a web-only exclusive, U.S. prepaid cell carrier Virgin Mobile has discounted Apple's iPhone 4 and iPhone 4S by 15 percent, bringing prices down to as low as $280.

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AT&T supposedly offering iPhone 5 for free with iPhone 4S trade-in, 2-year contract

05/15/2013, 10:05 pm

America's number two wireless telecom and Apple partner carrier AT&T recently started sending out promotional emails to certain iPhone 4S owners on its network, saying that they can take advantage of special trade-in pricing that effectively negates the upfront cost of a 16-gigabyte iPhone 5.

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Verizon's 4M iPhone activations in line with expectations, showing Apple's 'stability'

04/18/2013, 11:04 am

While iPhone growth may be slowing, Apple's hugely profitable smartphone franchise isn't going anywhere, as evidenced by the latest on-target activation numbers at Verizon, the largest carrier in the U.S.

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