Can one install the new operating system of the iphone 4s in the iphone 4?

By the way, does it have a new OS? ;)

Thank you,
JP
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clampsCommented:
The iPhone 4S comes with IOS 5 which you can install on your iPhone4 via software update through iTunes.
But you won't be able to use Siri (the speech assistant) since apple forbids it :-)
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clampsCommented:
Oh and of course you will benefit from all other new features like camera app on lock screen, iCloud backup and over the air updates and so on...
An overview of the new features can be found here:
http://www.apple.com/ios/features.html
but also on various other resources throught the internet...
google is your friend :-)
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easycapitalAuthor Commented:
Clamps,
How do I check to see if the current apps will compatible with iOS upgrade?
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clampsCommented:
This is something you can't do but usually all apps run on the newer versions of the os but won't automaticaly use the new features.
In case some Apps aren't running anymore (which hardly ever happens) developers usually provide updates withing a few days.
Cheers
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clampsCommented:
Apps which are created for IOS5 only won't run on older OS though...
So if you don't upgrade to iOS 5 sooner or later some newer apps won't run on your iPhone 4 with iOS 4.x anymore.
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easycapitalAuthor Commented:
Thank you very much!
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clampsCommented:
No worries
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