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Apple video shows off the features of the iPhone 4S (video)

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You’ve read the rumors, the liveblogs and the steady stream of excited tweets, now check out this video of Apple showing off the new iPhone 4S today.

Scott Forstall (pictured above), senior vice president of iPhone software, and other executives demonstrated everything the iPhone 4S can do today in a press conference. The video highlights new features for the new smartphone such as a better camera, a faster A5 chip, and the Siri voice-based personal assistant. The new phone will run on Apple’s new mobile operating system, iOS 5. The iPhone 4S will be available for preorder on Friday and it will ship with AT&T, Sprint and Verizon on Oct. 14.