iPhone 4S has quickly becoming one of the best-selling Apple products in the past few years. Carriers have already run out of their online inventory available to them. Today is the day for those who want to pick up their iPhones from the Apple Store. Not surprisingly, Apple will have only a limited supply of iPhone 4S for today. Considering how well iPhone 4S has been selling, getting one of these in person will require some patience.
245 Apple retail stores in the U.S. will be selling iPhone 4S. The sale starts at 8 a.m. local time today. AT&T, Verizon, and Sprint stores will also have iPhone 4S as will some Walmart and BestBuy stores. iPhone fans should expect to spend a bit of time in line to get their hands on this phone. Not everyone qualifies for iPhone 4S upgrade. Thankfully, Apple has a page that shows shoppers whether they qualify for an upgrade.
Apple has been selling iPhone 4S units fast. The company could sell as many as 4m iPhone 4S units by the conclusion of this weekend. iPhone 4S is also going on sale in Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Japan and the U.K. Most likely, not everyone will be getting their hands on iPhone 4S units today. Those of you who plan to go to your Apple store want to show up early. Last time around, lines started shaping very early in the morning.
The iOS upgrade process has not been very smooth. Some people have experienced all kinds of errors when downloading the software. Backing up old iOS data is must-do before pulling the trigger on the upgrade. Apple’s servers could be a bit slow starting today as people start activating their new phones. So upgrade today before iPhone 4S goes on sale in stores.