Apple has announced the availability date of the iPhone 4S as Friday, October 14th, making it the fastest iPhone launch since the Cupertino-based company introduced the handset over four years ago. The seven countries that will be receiving the phone on the fourteenth are the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Australia, France, Germany, and Japan.
The iPhone 4S will be launching in an additional 22 countries, including Spain and Italy, on October 28th. The handset will retain the same pricing as its predecessor at $199 for the 16GB model, $299 for the 32GB model. As previously rumored, there is also a new 64GB model for $399.