“When Apple rolled out the iPhone 4S in October, its small improvements disappointed many analysts and reviewers, but consumer demand for the device has been strong, and buyers have extensively used their devices,” Virki reports. “iPhone 4S users transfer on average three times more data than users of the older iPhone 3G model which was used as the benchmark in a study by telecom network technology firm Arieso.”
Virki reports, “The iPhone 4S is perceived by some as a data hog because of Siri, a well-reviewed virtual personal-assistant and search app. It is integrated into the iPhone 4S and responds to voice commands. ‘I use the iPhone 4 myself and when I first heard of the iPhone 4S features I was not compelled to rush out and get one. However, the data usage numbers I am seeing make me wonder what I am missing,’ said Arieso’s chief technology officer, Michael Flanagan.”
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MacDailyNews Take: What you’re missing, Michael, is the future. Compared to our iPhone 4S units, we hardly ever used or iPhone 4 devices.