For the reactions of the international media after the product launch was rather subdued. The cult object from Cupertino is not shifted the expected iPhone 5, but a new model in the old shell. At first glance, the iPhone 4S is indistinguishable from the previous fourth But inside, everything is new, and this affects both the hardware and the software. 4S comes with the iPhone's operating system iOS 5, it is also available for older devices - and is a milestone. The improved hardware with faster processors, new cameras and new mobile unit can be regarded as a step forward. Seen only just missing the icing on the cake for a young design to account for the evolution of a revolution.
To enter the same with the spectacular new feature: the voice control and voice recognition, which Apple calls Siri. It is unique, a unique selling point: "Do I in Paris on Monday an umbrella," says one into the iPhone, and it is obtained in seconds, the weather forecast for the French capital, displayed, and then evaluated to that comes the answer is "No, no
rain in the forecast announced. "The expert can immediately: It is not only a voice recognition is the transformation of language in text, but also Siri interprets the content, semantics.
The umbrella must have something to do with the weather. A rain jacket is also only the question "can I drive a convertible open tomorrow," Siri brings its limits. Not that it fails at the transcription. It "understands" the contents. Siri can be used in virtually all departments. It is possible to schedule appointments, reminders, and add notes, search the Web or on Wikipedia, and if one sums up what is offered, the iPhone 4S is the first smartphone, with which one can converse in natural language.