iPhone 4S unboxing [slideshow]

The day has finally arrived: Apple's iPhone 4S appeared on my doorstep this morning. After having the iPhone 3GS for two years, it certainly was past the time to make the jump to a much better phone. Indeed the 4S is that phone, including a dual-core processor, 8-megapixel camera, and Siri, Apple's new personal assistant.

While I had initially planned to hold off upgrading until the iPhone 5, after Apple showed of Siri I was hooked. What follows here is my unboxing of the device, and as you can see, not too much is different from past iPhones as far as content. I also posted my first impressions, and a full review will follow this weekend.

It's indistinguishable from the iPhone 4, except for the "S".

It's indistinguishable from the iPhone 4, except for the "S".

Simplicity is its own beauty.

Simplicity is its own beauty.

At least Apple provides earphones. US buyers of Samsung Galaxy S II got none.

At least Apple provides earphones. US buyers of Samsung Galaxy S II got none.

Ed Oswald is upgrading from iPhone 3GS to iPhone 4S.

Ed Oswald is upgrading from iPhone 3GS to iPhone 4S.

iPhone 4S isn't as wide as iPhone 3GS -- 58.6 mm compared to 62.1 mm, respectively.

iPhone 4S isn't as wide as iPhone 3GS -- 58.6 mm compared to 62.1 mm, respectively.

The iPhone 4S is just 9.3 mm thick, compared to 12.3 mm for the iPhone 3GS.

The iPhone 4S is just 9.3 mm thick, compared to 12.3 mm for the iPhone 3GS.

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