The new iPhone 4S may not look much different from the iPhone 4 but with its packed new features come new accessories ahead of the phone's release on Friday.
The case: Case-mate, the bestseller among current iPhone users has launched its most innovative and eye catching cases for the latest iPhone 4S:
Gelli, $19.99: Using cutting-edge flexible thermoplastic material, the form fitting shape absorbs impacts and offers a soft grip. Geometric patterns and shapes create a sense of dimension and flair with the vibrant colors. Lighter and more resilient than silicone and rubber cases, the Gelli is a slim and sleek way to protect your iPhone.
Pop!, $29.99 Co-molded materials of plastic and soft rubber unite to create a hard case with a soft touch. The lightweight plastic body of the Pop! Protects fromunforeseeable impacts, while keeping your screen lifted away from surfaces. The Pop! features contemporary color pairings to create a modern look for your iPhone. Rubber sides make for an easy grip. Inside, the soft material hugs your iPhone like a glove.
Tough, $34.99: The Tough case is the epitome of slim protection. A form fitting silicone wrap resists shock, while a hard shell protects against impact. Available in black/black and pink/black.
Brushed Aluminum, $40: This sleek case features genuine brushed aluminum for sophisticated minimalism perfect for office. Available in black and silver.
Barely There, $24.99: The glossy, built-in stand props up the iPhone with four different viewing angles or lays flat when not in use. The familiar Barely There profile keeps the case slim. Likewise, the soft-touch finish creates a minimalistic design and look.
Emerge, $24.99: Featuring a two-dimensional finish, the flexible case has a smooth layer of protection with that won't collect pocket-debris. A textured, shine pattern creates an eye-catching look, while the solid finish makes it simple to slide in and out of your pocket. The case fits snugly around the iPhone for complete protection against drops and falls.
The Dock: The iPhone Dock is perfect for syncing or charging your phone with your computer. It prompts your phone up so you can connect it to speakers using an audio output cable, or connect it to your computer using a USB cable. Priced at $29.00 it can be purchased from the Apple Store.
Apple TV: The new iPhone 4 will come with an airplay feature allowing you to mirror your screen on HDTV. To make the connection you will need Apple TV priced $99, allowing you to sync your phone or iPad with your screen.
Creative ZiiSound D5 Wireless Bluetooth Speakers: An elegant and high-quality wireless speaker system, the ZiiSound D5 allows you to stream music wirelessly from an iPhone, iPod or iPad. The supplied Bluetooth wireless transmitter also instantly transforms your iPhone, iPod or iPad into a wireless remote control and incorporates a unique charging solution. Priced $249.95 you can purchase it from the Apple Store.
The Mophie Juice Pack External Battery: The Mophie Juice Pack Reserve External Battery for iPhone and iPod is small enough for your keychain yet packed with power, so it's always there when you need a little charge. Priced at $34.95 it can be purchased from the Apple Store.
The iPhone 4S will go on sale on Friday and is already available for pre-orders from Apple. Here are some of the top new features of the phone:
It's Fast: With a Dual-core CPU the new iPhone is 2x as fast at CPU tasks and up to 7x faster than the previous iPhone, which is a great perk for games. Data can also be downloaded twice as fast as before. Theoretical max performance used to be 5.8 up and 7.2 down - now doubles to almost 14.4Mbps down.
The A5 Chip: The new iPhone may have the same retina screen but the interior has had an entire revamp with the latest A5 chip making its way into the phone.
Second Wireless System: The new iPhone can now intelligently switch between two antennas between send and receive to produce even higher calling quality. This has never been done in a phone before.
Brand New Camera: As predicted the iPhone 4S comes with an 8 megapixel sensor that gets 73% more light than the iPhone 4 sensor, and is 1/3rd faster. A high-end IR filter has also been fitted for greater accuracy and uniformity.
New Lens: The brand new camera lens has five elements and goes down to a wide f2.4 aperture
Apple designed ISP: The ISP enables face detection in photos and lets in a lot more light while shooting.
HD Video: The new iPhone 4S camera comes with stunning HD video with 1080p real-time video image stabilization.
Intelligent Assistant: With the new iPhone you can actually talk to your device through an integrated intelligent assistant who gets things done just by asking. Eg. What is the weather like? Where is this restaurant? Your device gives you all the answers you are looking for. Compose and dictate email right to your device. Set timers. Look up contacts, create notes, and search the Web.
More Languages: The intelligent assistant will have built-in with support for English, French, and German. More languages will be added over time.
It's out: iPhone 4S will be available in Black and white, 16GB for $199, 32GB for $299, and 64GB for $399. 64GB is the first time in an iPhone.