iPhone 4s - £360
Why this smartphone is built for you
The Apple iPhone 4S
The Apple iPhone 4S is a top-end smartphone that runs on Apple iOS 7. It was Apple's flagship device when it was launched in 2011 and its longevity in the market is testament to its quality. It is a direct update to the iPhone 4 that adds an upgraded camera, improved processor and voice recognition.
This phone has a 3.5 inch touchscreen that displays in 326PPI (Pixels Per Inch). The average PPI for a modern smartphone is 255.
The iPhone 4S has an 8MP camera, can record video in up to 1080p and has a 0.3MP front facing camera for taking selfies and making Face Time video calls.
Performance is provided by a 1GHz dual core processor and 0.5GB RAM. Based upon its processor speed and memory, this phone receives an unmudlr performance rating of 50 out of 100.
The iPhone 4S has an estimated battery life of around 8 hours. The average smartphone battery life is around 10 hours. It has a battery capacity of 1432mAh (MilliAmp hours). The average battery capacity is 1950mAh.
1GB (Gigabyte) is equal to roughly 500 pictures or 250 songs. The iPhone 4S comes with 8, 16, 32 or 64GB internal storage (depending upon the model). It also comes with iCloud installed which gives you an additional 5GB of free cloud storage. This phone does not have an expandable memory card slot.
The iPhone 4S has Bluetooth which enables it to communicate with other Bluetooth devices (such as a Bluetooth handsfree kit). It has Wi-Fi which means that it can connect to your home network or public Wi-Fi hotspots such as those available in many coffee shops, cafes or hotels. The iPhone 4S is also able to connect to HDMI enabled TV's or projectors (this requires a separate Lightening to HDMI adapter).
The Apple iPhone 4S has an FM radio and an MP3 player. It supports AirPlay video streaming to Apple TV and comes with iCloud and Siri installed as standard. It is also is able to integrate with social media via designated Facebook and Twitter Apps. The 4S comes preloaded with Safari, Apple maps, Siri, iBooks and Newsstand. Other apps, such as iPhoto, iMovie, Find My Phone, Pages, Numbers, Instagram, WhatsApp, Snapchat and Spotify are available to download from the App Store and you can get the latest music, films, TV shows and games from the iTunes Store.
Although superseded by the iPhone 5 and the 5s, the iPhone 4s is still an excellent phone. As its price continues to fall, it is becoming a strong contender in the mid-range of the market.