Full tech specs: iPhone 4S

Full tech specs: iPhone 4S

By Rob Crossley

October 5th 2011 at 12:15AM

How does Apple's latest mobile device measure up?

Earlier today Apple unveiled the newest edition to its catalogue of mobile devices, the iPhone 4S.

Now the company has released key details about the hardware behind the iPad itself, which you can read in full below.
 

Processor
A5 – A duel-core chip that Apple claims can deliver up to two times more power and up to seven times faster graphics than iPhone 4.

The A5 clock rate on iPad 2 is about 1 GHz

Memory
Unknown. RAM speculated to be at 1GB

Capacity
16GB / 32GB / 64GB

Operating system
iOS 5

'iCloud
'
Cloud storage across Apple devices

Display
Retina display
3.5-inch (diagonal) widescreen Multi-Touch display
960x640-pixel resolution at 326 ppi
800:1 contrast ratio (typical)
500 cd/m2 max brightness (typical)

Camera
8-megapixel camera
Face detection in still images
LED flash
Video stabilisation
Front camera with VGA-quality photos and video at up to 30 frames per second
Photo and video geotagging

Audio Playback
Frequency response: 20Hz to 20,000Hz
Audio formats supported: AAC (8 to 320 Kbps), Protected AAC (from iTunes Store), HE-AAC, MP3 (8 to 320 Kbps), MP3 VBR, Audible (formats 2, 3, 4, Audible Enhanced Audio, AAX and AAX+), Apple Lossless, AIFF and WAV



TV and Video

AirPlay Mirroring to Apple TV support at 720p Video mirroring and video out support: Up to 1080p with Apple Digital AV Adapter or Apple VGA Adapter
Video out support at 576p and 480p with Apple Component AV Cable; 576i and 480i with Apple Composite AV Cable

Video formats supported

H.264 video up to 1080p, 30 frames per second, High Profile level 4.1 with AAC-LC audio up to 160 Kbps, 48kHz, stereo audio in .m4v, .mp4 and .mov file formats; MPEG-4 video up to 2.5 Mbps, 640x480 pixels, 30 frames per second, Simple Profile with AAC-LC audio up to 160 Kbps per channel, 48kHz, stereo audio in .m4v, .mp4 and .mov file formats; Motion JPEG (M-JPEG) up to 35 Mbps, 1280x720 pixels, 30 frames per second, audio in ulaw, PCM stereo audio in .avi file format

Sensors
Three-axis gyro
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Ambient light sensor