Another major innovation was the new 8 megapixel camera with, an infrared filter and five lenses. According to Apple they aimed to make the picture quality comparable to high-quality compact camera ("soap holders") when designing iPhone 4S. An example of the image (click on it to view full size) and the crop of a small region below. To shoot the first shot will take 1.1 sec all the following shots can can be made in 0.5 sec. The camera also allows you to shoot video with resolution of 1080p.
Phone battery provides 8 hours of talk time or 6 hours of web browsing via a cellular connection.