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Topic: iPhone 4S

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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Apple's iPhone accounted for 4M of Verizon's 7.2M total Q1 smartphones

04/18/2013, 08:04 am

With 7.2 million total smartphones activated in Verizon's first fiscal quarter, the iPhone accounted for more than half, with 4 million total Apple handsets activated in the three-month span.

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Apple slashes iPhone 4 & 4S prices up to 25% in Brazil

04/02/2013, 10:04 am

Apple has significantly reduced the price of both its iPhone 4 and iPhone 4S in Brazil, possibly marking a move to make a bigger push for market share in Latin America's largest market.

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Apple CEO Tim Cook apologizes for warranty issues in China, announces changes

04/01/2013, 11:04 am

Apple on Monday published an open letter from Chief Executive Tim Cook in which he formally apologized for what were described as "misunderstandings" over the company's warranty policies, and revealed new changes that aim to better serve iPhone customers.

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Leap Wireless says iPhone sales falling short, could meet only 50% of first-year commitment

02/27/2013, 07:02 pm

It was revealed in a recent filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission that Cricket, the prepaid cellular carrier owned by Leap Wireless, expects to sell about half the number of iPhones it committed to move over the first year of its agreement with Apple.

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Apple's iPhone 5 and iPhone 4S are world's two most popular smartphone models

02/20/2013, 08:02 am

Apple's iPhone 5 was the best selling smartphone in the world in the fourth quarter of 2012, while the second most popular handset was the iPhone 4S, making it more popular than Samsung's newer Galaxy S3.

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New security hole in Apple's iOS 6.1 lets anyone bypass an iPhone's lockscreen

02/14/2013, 07:02 am

A new security flaw discovered in Apple's mobile operating system lets anyone bypass the passcode lock on iPhones running iOS 6.1 in a matter of seconds, revealing access to the phone's contacts, voicemails, and photos.

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Apple releases iOS 6.1.1 for iPhone 4S owners to address battery, 3G issues

02/11/2013, 03:02 pm

Apple on Monday released iOS 6.1.1 to address a number of bugs for iPhone 4S owners who recently ran into a handful of issues following the release of iOS 6.1 for all of Apple's mobile devices.

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Home Depot abandoning BlackBerry platform in favor of Apple's iPhone and iOS

02/08/2013, 07:02 pm

EXCLUSIVE: Home improvement retailer Home Depot plans to replace thousands of BlackBerry smartphones issued to its managerial and corporate staffers with versions of Apple's iPhone 4S, AppleInsider has learned.

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