Best iPhone 4S alternatives

The best smartphone alternatives to the Apple iPhone 4S

Apple recently launched its 5th generation iPhone but it didn't unveil the iPhone 5, like many rumours suggested. It unveiled the iPhone 4S — it looks exactly like an iPhone 4, except it has a faster processor, a better graphics engine and a better camera. It's also got an assistant called "Siri" that interacts with you via voice commands.

Sound uninspiring? Thankfully, there are plenty of alternatives to the iPhone 4S that will provide you with similar or even better features. We've rounded up the top 10.

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Samsung Galaxy Note

The Samsung Galaxy Note is an interesting device that’s been designed as an all-in-one smartphone and tablet. Whether it holds any appeal will depend on you getting your head (and hands) around its mammoth size. If you’re comfortable with the design of the Galaxy Note, you’re left with a phone that has a brilliant display, excellent performance and slick software.

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  • 8th Nov., 2011
  • Ross Catanzariti
  • Samsung
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  • Pros:
  • Excellent 5.3in Super AMOLED screen
  • S-Pen is unique and works reasonably well
  • Great battery life and excellent performance
  • Cons:
  • Uncomfortably large
  • Feels awkward when making phone calls
  • Button on S-Pen is poorly designed
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