Should you upgrade to an iPhone 4S?
So now you can buy the new iPhone 4S with all its newfangled bells and whistles, but at the obvious extra cost. As Apple releases a "budget" 8GB iPhone 4 we have to wonder which iPhone is better for your bankable stuff.
iPhone 4: The iPhone 4 has a beautiful glass shell and external antenna that forms the sides to complete the industrial design. It was widely acclaimed for its innovative engineering at the time of launch, only to be panned for dropping calls on its release.
iPhone 4S: The antenna has been fixed, so claims Apple, but that's about the only design difference on the near-identical iPhone 4S. iPhone 4 owners looking for a next-gen design are fresh out of luck and won't get any more instant bragging power with the iPhone 4S. Until they turn it on...