The 4S is also the last i Phone to have the original 30 pin connector as the succeeding i Phone 5 replaced it with the Lightning Connector.

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Like on i Tunes, this feature shows the different album covers in a scroll-through photo library.

Scrolling is achieved by swiping a finger across the screen.

The i Phone 4S can play music, movies, television shows, ebooks, audiobooks, and podcasts and can sort its media library by songs, artists, albums, videos, playlists, genres, composers, podcasts, audiobooks, and compilations.

Options are always presented alphabetically, except in playlists, which retain their order from i Tunes.

Siri can be accessed by holding down the home button for a short amount of time (compared to using the regular function).

An impact of Siri, as shown by Apple video messages, is that it is much easier for people to use device functions while driving, exercising, or when they have their hands full.

The i Phone 4S uses a large font that allows users plenty of room to touch their selection.

Users can rotate their device horizontally to landscape mode to access Cover Flow.

The 4S was discontinued officially on September 9, 2014 following the announcement of the i Phone 6, although production did continue for developing markets until February 17, 2016.

During the course of its lifetime, the i Phone 4S was the best-selling i Phone ever produced and it is the first i Phone to support five major versions of i OS: i OS 5, i OS 6, i OS 7, i OS 8, and i OS 9 (the i Pad 2 was supported from i OS 4 to i OS 9).

Reception to the It was succeeded by the i Phone 5 as Apple's flagship phone on September 12, 2012.