LONDON, January 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --
Apple does something really great for everyone who wants an iPhone. Not only do they release a new phone every year, giving the hungry tech lovers something new to lust after, but they also drop the price of previous versions of iPhone. This means if an iPhone was a little out of your price range, you might now be in luck. With iPhone 5 now available, iPhone 4S is one of the models that's being reduced.
While iPhone 4S is now going to often be called the old iPhone, it still has some great specs and features. The beautiful, sharp screen is still high end, and because it's slightly smaller (3.5" versus 4") it can be easier to handle, especially with one hand. The camera is 8MP, the same as iPhone 5, and it has access to all the apps in the App Store.
Talking of features, there's something else that's important to know about the differences between iPhone 5 and iPhone 4S. While iPhone 5 ships with new software, known as iOS 6, you can still update an iPhone 4S for free. This gives you practically all the features of iPhone. All you miss out on is the ability to take photos while recording videos. iPhone 5 is more advanced, better looking, and runs apps and maps faster, but iPhone 4S is very capable. When you remember that Google Maps is again available for iPhones in the app store, there's really no reason for anyone not to update to iOS 6 and get all the latest features.
So how much are we talking? If you fancy a 16GB iPhone 4S, you can pick one up for free with a contract of just £29 a month from Carphone Warehouse, in store or online. That's a whole £10 a month cheaper than iPhone 5, or £120 a year. The upgrade offer is the same and includes minutes, texts and data, so you'll have everything you need. Now you can get an iPhone, and it won't cost you the earth.
Notes to Editors
• Carphone Warehouse is the largest independent mobile phone retailer in the UK, with over 800 stores nationwide
• Discover how to get more from your gadgets with eye openers from Carphone Warehouse. Eye openers is a YouTube channel which features videos of Carphone Warehouse team members sharing useful hints and tips on everything from laptops to Sat Navs to the latest mobile phones. With new videos being added each month, users can search through hundreds of videos at http://www.youtube.com/user/eyeopeners.
About Carphone Warehouse and Geek Squad
In 2006 Best Buy established a partnership with Carphone Warehouse to bring its business model and mobile phone expertise to the US market under the banner 'Best Buy Mobile'. Two years later, Best Buy acquired 50% of The Carphone Warehouse's European and US retail interests for £1.1billion, creating Best Buy Europe. The joint venture now encompasses the following retail and technical support brands: Carphone Warehouse, The Phone House and Geek Squad.
Contact: Carphone Warehouse
SOURCE Carphone Warehouse