Apple Inc. this week said it will release the new iPhone 4S to AT&T Inc., Verizon Wireless and Sprint Nextel Corp. Oct. 14 at $199.
The iPhone 4S will include the A5 Dual-Core CPU, 8MP camera, 1080 HD video recording functionality, iOS 5, and a new voice command protocol called Suri.
Suri can call, text, email, remind, and offer weather, stock, traffic, direction, and definition information via voice commands.
Battery is said to offer 8 hours of 3G talk time and 10 hours of video.
Additionally, the device will merge CDMA and GSM antennas into one world phone device.
The 16GB SKU will sell at $199, 32GB at $299 and 64GB at $399.
Apple did not announce the next main update to the iPhone family, iPhone 5, at the event.
A prior report claimed the iPhone 5 will include at least a 4-inch touch-screen display and a thinner profile.
The iPhone utilizes the iOS operating system used in iPod Touch and iPad 2 products.
Sprint currently holds 52 million subscribers though less than half are non-contract customers. By comparison, Verizon Wireless holds 106 million subscribers and AT&T Inc. holds 96 million subscribers.