The Good Very fast processor; Brilliant camera; Ace operating system that's stuffed with apps; Great display; Stylish design.
The Bad Same look as the iPhone 4; Siri's usefulness is currently limited in the UK.
The Bottom Line It lacks the impact of the iPhone 4, and if you already own its predecessor there's little reason to upgrade, but a brilliant camera, speedy processor and an operating system that's fun to use and stuffed with apps mean the iPhone 4S is still a cracking gadget in its own right.
Apple iPhone 4S
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