iPhone 4S weekend sales 'up to 4 million'

Release Date 17 Oct, 2011 in Sydney Morning Herald

 
   

Lining up to buy latest Apple device

China Daily - Adam Satariano - 17 Oct, 2011
SAN FRANCISCO - Apple Inc's iPhone 4S barreled toward unit sales of up to 4 million last weekend as the company's carrier partner AT&T Inc reported a record number of customers activating the device on its network. ...

iPhone 4S weekend sales 'up to 4 million'

Sydney Morning Herald - 17 Oct, 2011
Apple's iPhone 4S barrelled toward unit sales of up to 4 million at the weekend, as the company's US carrier partner AT&T reported a record number of customers activating the device on its network. The latest version of Apple's best-seller, ...

Comparing voice quality on the iPhone 4S

CNET (blog) - Kent German - ‎Oct 15, 2011‎
Even fancy smartphones like the iPhone 4S need to have satisfying call quality. A phone can have a hundred other amazing features, but its primary purpose is simple communication. ...

International travelers: Here is how to SIM unlock your Verizon Apple iPhone 4S

ZDNet (blog) - Matthew Miller - ‎Oct 14, 2011‎
Summary: The Apple iPhone 4S is promoted as a world phone, but international travelers should be aware of what that means. I also went through the process and can answer your questions. ...

Sprint unlocks iPhone 4S SIM card confusion

ZDNet (blog) - Gloria Sin - ‎Oct 14, 2011‎
Summary: Sprint's iPhone 4S may be a “world phone” but you won't be able to enjoy local (read: cheap) GSM rates when you're abroad. Here's why not. Sprint unlocks iPhone 4S SIM card confusion. ...

Sprint's iPhone 4S SIM unlock a limited affair

CNET - Josh Lowensohn - ‎Oct 13, 2011‎
If you were planning to buy a Sprint iPhone 4S with hopes of using its unlocked micro-SIM card slot to dodge international roaming charges, that now appears to be a limited time offer. ...

International Roaming on the iPhone 4S: the Big Questions Answered

PC Magazine - Sara Yin - ‎Oct 13, 2011‎
Tomorrow, Apple's first global phone, the iPhone 4S, will hit stores in the US and six other countries. As a global phone, the iPhone 4S will support both CDMA and GSM wireless standards, to accommodate all three of its US carriers: AT&T's ...

iPhone 4S, iOS 5 cause frenzy for Apple stores

The Daily Campus - 17 Oct, 2011
AP People wait in line to buy the new iPhone 4S outside the Apple store, on New York's Upper West Side. The age-old question of whether or not people define trends or trends define people may have been answered Thursday morning when Apple fanatics ...

iPhone 4S Speed test: Is Sprint really slowest compared to AT&T, Verizon?

Product Reviews - Alan Ng - 17 Oct, 2011
If you are still deciding on whether to pick up Apple's recently released iPhone 4S in the US, we have a fresh video to share with you now, which gives a indication on the type of speeds available between the three iPhone 4S US carriers " AT&T, ...

Analysts: iPhone 4S Weekend Sales Reach “Up To 4 Million”.

Gadgetsteria - 17 Oct, 2011
Before it was announced, the iPhone 4S " at the time believed to be the “iPhone 5″ " carried with it a mountain of hype and anticipation. Once it was revealed, however, to be a more “minor” refresh, critics were great in number and malice towards the ...

iPhone 4S to break sales records

Dynamic Business - 17 Oct, 2011
Analysts believe that close to 4 million iPhone 4S devices were sold around the world over the weekend, predicting the new smartphone broke the existing record for the number of Apple phones sold in a first weekend. The iPhone 4S went on sale in the ...

Unlocked iPhone 4S being sold at select Apple stores

Today's iPhone - Cam Bunton - 17 Oct, 2011
T-mobile customers, rejoice! Keep it restrained though. 9to5Mac received some information that Apple has already begun selling the unlocked version of the iPhone 4S at select stores across the US. ...

AT&T Might Be Unknowingly Already Selling Unlocked iPhone 4S [Bought An iPhone ...

TFTS (blog) - Mariella Moon - 17 Oct, 2011
All this business about Apple iPhone 4Scarriers locking and unlocking the phone over the last few days is confusing at best. Carriers haven't exactly been transparent on whether they're selling unlocked iPhone 4S units in the future or if the units ...

Unlocked iPhone 4S units already seen in at least some Apple stores

Examiner.com - 17 Oct, 2011
Despite the fact that Apple has publicly stated that SIM-unlocked versions of the new iPhone 4S will not appear until November, it seems that you can already get an unlocked iPhone, if you buy an off-plan version (sans service contract). ...

In iPhone 4S speed marathon, Sprint finishes last

Appolicious - 17 Oct, 2011
The iPhone marathon finally can be run with all the major players now that Sprint has joined the other big boys, AT&T and Verizon Wireless, in offering an iPhone for the first time. In its ads, Sprint claims “blazing speed” and unlimited data. ...

Apple's iPhone 4S Weekend Sales Could Hit 2 Million: Analyst

eWeek - Nicholas Kolakowski - 17 Oct, 2011
Apple's iPhone 4S sales could reach between 2 million and 2.5 million units during its first weekend of release, according to an analyst. Apple could sell between 2 million and 2.5 million iPhone 4S units in its first weekend of release, according to ...

Sprint iPhone 4S, Slow Data Problems Reported

Online Social Media - Maddy Rowe - 17 Oct, 2011
The Apple iPhone 4S officially got released on Friday 14th October to a sea of consumers and this weekend alone, its been reported that at least 4 million units will be sold, this comes from a report over at news.businessweek.com. ...

Unlocked iPhone 4S (Contract-Free) Already Selling In The United States!

TNerd.com - 17 Oct, 2011
If reports are anything to go by, Apple is already selling the contract free iPhone 4S in select parts of the United States. The Cupertino-based giant was believed to start selling unlocked iPhone 4S sometime in November. However, recent reports reveal ...

If You Buy An "Off Contract" AT&T iPhone 4S From Apple, It's Already Unlocked

AppAdvice - Joe White - 17 Oct, 2011
The news comes in an article recently published by 9to5Mac, and has also been discussed in MacRumors' forums. Apparently, customers who purchased an “off contract” iPhone have been seeing the below message in iTunes, which reads: “Congratulations, ...

Video Comparison: iPhone 4S Handsets Running On AT&T, Verizon And Sprint

AppAdvice - Joe White - 17 Oct, 2011
This year, Apple's new iPhone is available on three different networks in the US But which is fastest? Fortunately, iDownloadBlog has recently published a video in which the three networks are directly compared. As you can see, three iPhone 4S handsets ...

Contract-Free, Unlocked iPhone 4S In USA Already

Online Social Media - Maddy Rowe - 17 Oct, 2011
Apple's new iPhone 4S officially arrived last Friday 14th October, with as expected, large numbers of waiting customers. Countries such as the US, UK, Japan, Germany, Canada and France will all benefit from it first off, with others following the 28th ...

iPhone 4S Hits Stores

Patch.com - Jennifer Lucarelli - 17 Oct, 2011
Neil Cavanaugh, of Worcester, shows off his new iPhone 4S at the Shrewsbury AT&T Store. The new iPhone 4S, which has upgrades including the IOS 5, was sold out at the AT&T Store in town on Friday, the day it was released. ...

New Sprint iPhone Owners Are Reporting Pitiful Data Speeds

Business Insider - 17 Oct, 2011
Some Sprint customers have been reporting slow data speeds on their new iPhones since Friday. MacRumors points to this thread on Sprint's own forums. It's full of anecdotal evidence of slow data speeds on Sprint when using the iPhone. ...

iPhone 4S: Verizon vs AT&T Speed Test

Zimbabwe Guardian - 17 Oct, 2011
The iPhone 4S lives in a world of compromise, with Apple customers being forced to choose between clear calls and fast wireless Internet speeds. While competitors run on the latest 4G networks, the iPhone 4S is relegated to aging 3G networks that run ...

"Off Contract" AT&T iPhone 4Ss Already Come Unlocked

Mac Rumors - Arnold Kim - ‎Oct 15, 2011‎
For those awaiting an unlocked iPhone 4S, it seems that Apple is already selling them at retail stores as simply "Off Contract" devices. "Off Contract" devices are sold at full retail price and don't lock you into a contract with AT&T. ...

Apple already selling unlocked, contract-free iPhone 4S in the United States

9 to 5 Mac - ‎Oct 15, 2011‎
Although Apple says that they will begin selling unlocked, contract-free iPhone 4S units in the United States in November, we have learned otherwise. Select Apple Stores in the United States have begun selling contract-free versions of the iPhone 4S, ...

iPhone wait is over

istockAnalyst.com (press release) - Robert Evatt - ‎Oct 15, 2011‎
Oct. 15-- John Kelly said he and his brother Will Kelly have made it a tradition to be first in line for iPhone launches. John Kelly was first in line at the Tulsa Apple store Friday and had been waiting there since 7:30 pm the night before, ...

Fans line up for new iPhones

Times Herald-Record - Doyle Murphy - ‎Oct 14, 2011‎
Richard Billy of Newburgh checks out his new iPhone 4S on Friday at the AT&T store in Newburgh. His wife, Judy, waits for employee Joe Maida to activate her own new iPhone.STEVE BORLAND/Times Herald-Record By Doyle Murphy TOWN OF NEWBURGH " Apple ...

Sprint Explains iPhone 4S Unlocking Policy

AppAdvice - Chris Conner - ‎Oct 14, 2011‎
Remember a few days back, when we learned that Sprint and Verizon iPhones come with an unlocked SIM slot? Sprint has now confirmed they will be shipping unlocked iPhones, but they have also confirmed it won't be as simple as that. ...

AT&T subscribers complain of delayed, canceled iPhone 4S pre-orders

BGR - Zach Epstein - ‎Oct 14, 2011‎
Apple's iPhone 4S became available to the general public today, and the launch appears to have been an overwhelming success. Yankee Group analyst Carl Howe believes Apple could close out the weekend having sold as many as 4 million new iPhones. ...

 

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