Archive for October, 2011
On Wednesday, Nokia CEO Stephen Elop showed off the first Windows phones Wednesday: the Lumia 800 and the Lumia 710 on Nokia World, the Finnish phone maker’s annual analyst and press event. The two phones are the first fruits of the partnership between Nokia and Microsoft.
Are you prepared to buy the latest iPhone 4S and “jailbreak” it? “Jailbreak” a hacking process that allows users to delink their phones from the carrier they are locked to and potentially run unauthorized programs on them.
For years, many consumers have clamored for unlocked iPhones so they wouldn’t have to sign a long-term contract for wireless service and could use the carrier of their choice. They also could take their phones overseas and, after plugging in a SIM card from a local carrier, pay local rates for calls and data, rather than having to pay exorbitant roaming charges. Finally Apple will offer the unlocked version of the iPhone 4S to U.S. consumers.
In the past few months, rumors about the coming iPhone 5 or iPhone 4S were in flood. Now finally Tim Cook brought the new iPhone 4S. And it will come into the market on October 14th, 2011. To upgrade or not to upgrade? That is the question.
We’ve taken an in-depth look at the key specs and seen how it compares to its year-older sibling – the iPhone 4.
Processor and memory
The iPhone 4S boasts the Apple A5, which is the same dual-core processor as the iPad 2. Apple A5, based on the ARM Cortex-A9 microarchitecture, is said to have twice the speed of the Apple A4 chip in the iPhone 4.