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iPhone 4S Still Available for Purchase, Now Free On-Contract

by Jacob Kleinman | September 10, 2013September 10, 2013 11:09 am PST

iPhone 4S - Free - On Contract

Apple announced today that the 8GB model of the iPhone 4S will still be available for purchase. The 3.5-inch smartphone now costs $0 with a two-year contract, while the iPhone 5 has been discontinued. The news matches up with earlier prediction that the 4S would stick around, but still comes as a bit of a surprise.

The iPhone 4S comes equipped with 640 x 960-pixel display at 330ppi, 512MB of RAM, a non-removable Li-Po 1432mAh battery, and a dual-core 1GHz A5 chipset. The device ships with an earlier version of Apple’s mobile operating system, but will run iOS 7 as soon as the new software is released on September 18.

Jacob Kleinman

Jacob Kleinman has been working as a journalist online and in print since he arrived at Wesleyan University in 2007. After graduating, he took a...