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After much fanfare, a minor pre-order meltdown, and what was perhaps the largest collection of Apple

software updates to go out in a single week, the next iPhone is now in stores. The new iPhone 4S may have disappointed reviewers who expected a fresher machine, but the latest iPhone has been a giant hit with customers and may become Apple's fastest-selling device ever.
Inside the iPhone 4S
iOS 5 The iPhone 4S is equipped with the iOS 5, which includes 200 new features. iCloud iCloud stores everything on your phone and wirelessly pushes them to all your devices. SIRI A voice recognition system that makes phone calls, sends messages, schedules meetings, sets reminders, and more. MORE POWER With its dual-core processor A5, seven times faster than the iPhone 4. Great for higher quality gaming. 4G Has two antennas for greater compatibility with the new networks based on 4G technology. BATTERY Apple promises more battery allowing for almost 40 hours of music listening. CAMERA The sensor is improved to a 8-megapixel (73% more light) with 1080p HD video capabilities.
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• On Monday, orders for the iPhone 4S already broke records for previous iPhone sales.

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• More than one million orders for the iPhone 4S were processed in the first 24 hours it was on sale. • 600,000 of the iPhone 4 model were sold in the first 24 hours • Demand was so high that the Apple website said new orders won’t ship for a couple of weeks. • Analysts expect Apple to sell nearly 3 million in the first weekend and 25 million by Christmas.

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Sources: Apple; Reuters; Fortune;; Morningstar