Can I buy the iPhone 4s with ios6 and a not ios7?

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I really want to buy the 4s,but I don't want ios7 (on top of all the negative reviews I have read online about it and my friends who have it, I don't want it). I am specifically worried that it will affect the ability of the phone to function (it will be slow etc.).
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The iOS would be based on what Apple shipped to Koodo. Considering the iPhone 4s is only being carried by Koodo since the release of the iPhone 5s I would assume the Koodo iPhone 4s' would come with iOS 7
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You could ask at a kiosk to see if they have any 4s' from before iOS 7 was released. It hasn't been very long, you might get lucky. That, or buy a used phone from somebody.
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I actually think koodo's batch it probably iOS 6. They must have gotten these prior to the release of iOS7 so unless they (Koodo) does the update themselves at the time of activation, they may still be on the old OS.
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Koodo's model of the 4s is now with the new iOS7 pre loaded now. Last year when the iPhone 5 came out the 4S became unavailable at KOODO locations. The 4S returned with the 5C/5S launch; all with iOS7
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I believe that the 4S is preloaded with iOS 7. A lot of the 4S are unavailable in Koodo locations but some may be in stock. I'm not completely sure but you can test out your luck in the nearest Koodo stores.
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All koodo kiosk locations now carry the 4s in black and white and yes IOS7
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No koodo store will have a 4S with the old iOS. its been a year since we've had any.
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As said above most likely not from Koodo. However if you are looking elsewhere your only hope will be a 16/32/64 gig model. Since the announcement of iOS7 the 16 GB was discontinued (and the 32/64 models the year before that). I do believe the only models shipping with iOS7 are the 8 GB models.

You can also tell what iOS version it is by the image on the box.