Apple’s online Store was temporarily down today, and we all know what that means by now. They are updating with a major new product! That new product, is none other than the just announced iPhone 4S.
Preorders begin Friday, October 7th and the handset arrives October 14, 2011. Pricing begins at $199 for the 16GB model and $299 for the 32GB model. $399 will get you a whopping 64GB.
Here’s a portion of Apple’s press release:
“Pricing & Availability
iPhone 4S comes in either black or white and will be available in the US for a suggested retail price of $199 (US) for the 16GB model and $299 (US) for the 32GB model and $399 (US) for the new 64GB model.*** iPhone 4S will be available from the Apple Online Store, Apple’s retail stores and through AT&T, Sprint, Verizon Wireless and select Apple Authorized Resellers. iPhone 4S will be available in the US, Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Japan and the UK on Friday, October 14 and customers can pre-order their iPhone 4S beginning Friday, October 7. iPhone 4 will also be available for just $99 (US) and iPhone 3GS will be available for free with a two year contract. Siri will be available in beta on iPhone 4S in English (localized for US, UK and Australia), French and German. iOS 5 software will be available on October 12 as a free software update via iTunes 10.5 for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch customers.”
It will be available across carriers Sprint, AT&T and Verizon.