The first iPhone 4S pre-order shipments seem to be arriving for the lucky few around the world. Certain customers in Germany has been delivered an iPhone 4S already.

Images of the iPhone 4S packaging and handset have been posted by German site Photos and screenshots of the device reveal physical details and the highly-anticipated “Siri” feature that Apple unveiled alongside the 4S last Tuesday…

A video from China yesterday showed Siri in action on the iPhone 4S. The technology features a “Raise to Speak” mode for talking to Siri like a normal phone call. Benchmarks for the 4S have also revealed that the device is nearly 70% faster than the iPhone 4 when it comes to graphics processing.

As revealed by this German unboxing, the iPhone 4S packaging looks nearly identical to the iPhone 4 packaging. A picture of the iPhone 4S back reveals that its model number is A1387. The iPhone 4 was model A1332.

The iPhone 4S goes on sale officially this Friday morning on AT&T, Verizon, and Sprint in the United States. Some pre-order deliveries have already started shipping in the US, but there has yet to be confirmation that anyone in the US has received an iPhone 4S in the mail early.

Apple announced that it sold 1 million iPhone 4S pre-orders in the first 24 hours of availability last Friday, making this newest handset Apple’s fastest-selling product ever.

Stay tuned to iDB for hands-on iPhone 4S coverage this Friday. We’ll have comparisons of the smartphone on all three US carriers.


  • Wms

    Anyone now what time ios 5 will be available in the uk from itunes?

    • iOS 5 comes out tomorrow at 6 pm.

    • Eric

      I think it’s a worldwide release. So tomorrow, Oct 12th 😉

  • Luis

    are you sure about this ?

    • Eric

      I think…

  • Francesco

    tomorrow will be the release of IOS 5 at 6.p.m @Nagy Konstantin is right it will com tomorrow

  • Gus Me

    My 4s has made a pitstop in Louisville, KY on its way to me….
    Still hoping I get it a day early!

    • Casey

      Me too!

  • Eko

    Apple fanboys please don’t spam Android blogs also. I am an iPhone user and I hate apple fanboys. iPhone is great but it’s not the best. Please. Get real.

  • Dusean

    Damn , I want my iPhone 4s now, I’m going to call radio shack to see if they came in yet

  • liveitlive

    why would it be 6pm? and would that mean that north america will get it earlier or later?

  • Jj

    I pre signed for mine. It was on my door step when I got home today.

  • Jj

    Na. I’m just kidding. I wish. UPS tracking shows it in china still.

  • Jj

    On another note. In the 32 years I have been alive I have never ever waited for another phone the way I have for both the 4 and 4s. I check my apple store everyday. I checkthe tracking number twice a day. All in anticipation for my new 4s. I actually have butterflies and am impatient waiting for it. I’m not sure why these phones do this to us. I think I heard apple puts niccotine in the metal antenna of the iPhone 4…..

  • Gus Me

    Mine still showing “arrived” in Lexington since yesterday… I’m hoping someone missed a scan somewhere and it’s alot closer to me

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