90
Engadget
Score
The best in its category. We highly recommend it.
90

The best in its category. We highly recommend it.

How we score

The Engadget Score is a unique ranking of products based on extensive independent research and analysis by our expert editorial and research teams. The Global Score is arrived at only after curating hundreds, sometimes thousands of weighted data points (such as critic and user reviews).

Engadget Review

iPhone 4S review

Apple clearly has a winner with its best iPhone to date, but if you were gunning for the iPhone 5, you'll be best continuing the wait.

Pros
  • Great performance
  • Improved camera
  • Siri could, eventually, change the game
  • Broader carrier compatibility
Cons
  • Zero visual differentiation
  • No LTE
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Scores

Engadget

90
 

User Reviews

50
claypool
Very limited overpriced device for today. Its very limited as far as media...read more
40
mikachandi
No doubt iPhone 4s is a popular phone but it also contains many limitations...read more
90
hunthenning
Great phone and nice update to the iPhone 4. The iPhone 4S is extremely fast...read more
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8.6
Average Critic Score

Reception and call quality

8.2
 

Display

9.3
 

Battery life

7.8
 

Camera

9.2
 

Ease of use

8.7
 

Design and form factor

8.9
 

Portability (size / weight)

9.3
 

Media support

8.7
 

Durability

8.0
 

Ecosystem (apps, accessories, etc.)

9.7
 

How It Stacks Up

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82
 

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93
 
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90
 
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