Apple’s new iPhone 4S is now available for pre-order.
After some intermittent issues, Apple’s online store has returned with details on how to pre-order Apple’s new iPhone 4S for delivery on October 14th. It was first available for pre-order at Verizon and Sprint’s website. AT&T’s website continues to say iPhone 4S will be available for pre-order on October 7th.
Apple unveiled iPhone 4S at the Let’s talk iPhone event on Tuesday, which comes with a number of new features and improvements, including Apple’s faster dual-core A5 chip, 8-megapixel camera, Siri – Apple’s new revolutionary personal assistant feature, improved battery life, faster download speeds, support for both GSM and CDMA networks and more.
The 16GB iPhone 4S is available for $199, 32GB for $299 and 64GB for $399. iPhone 4S is available in black and white colors.
For the first time in the US, users will have the option to choose from three carriers – AT&T, Verizon and Sprint. If you’re confused which carrier to opt for, checkout our post on the best carrier for iPhone 4S.
Are you planning to pre-order Apple’s new iPhone 4S?
It looks like Sprint’s is seeing unprecedented traffic as you get “This webpage cannot be displayed” when you click on the pre-order button.
We’re hearing that even AT&T is having issues, though we still seem to see the option to pre-order on AT&T’s website. Thanks Duke.
Existing and new Sprint new users reporting issue placing a order on Apple’s website, while Sprint’s website seems to be down. Sprint finally has a good problem to solve. Thanks Shan and Micah.
For all those who wanted to know about unlocked iPhone 4S, it will be available only in November.
iPhone 4S is finally available for pre-order on AT&T’s website.
We continue to see users reporting an issue on Apple and AT&T’s website. However, iVince seems to have managed to successfully managed to pre-order his iPhone 4S, while Josh and ryne have managed to pre-order theirs on AT&T’s website.
Quite a few readers seem to have issues ordering on Apple’s website, but they were able to successfully order their iPhone 4S on At&t’s website. So if you’re having a problem on Apple’s site, try the carrier’s website.
Sprint website seems to be finally be up. It looks like they added some more servers.
You get the following error message when you try to pre-order on Apple’s website – We are temporarily unable to take iPhone orders. We apologize for this inconvenience. Please try again later. It looks like they are looking into the issues that readers are reporting. The best bet to pre-order iPhone 4S seems to be carrier websites at the moment. Thanks WriteForProfit for the tip.
Apple seems to have started taking pre-orders again.
Apologies, as Dannomanno points out “Apple seems to be having problem with checking eligibility with the carriers. So they are now taking reservations, then checking eligibility, then sending an email with a link to continue after eligibility has been verified.”
You can always use the Apple Store app (iTunes link).
iPhone 4S is also available for pre-order on Apple’s Canadian, UK, German, French and Australian online stores. We can’t figure out if it is available the Apple’s Japanese website.
Let us know if you’ve managed to successfully place a pre-order for your shiny new iPhone 4S.