I hope new iPhone4S comes with BT4LE connectivity. Even though it has been more than a year passed since BT4LE spec was released, there are virtually no BT4LE End Products. Only products I know is latest MacBooks. I don't even know if there is BT4LE capable USB-Bluetooth dongle available.
Bluetooth has not seen much use in major consumer electronic devices except when it was introduced newly. I guess it will remain in these devices for some more time before it starts it's descent into oblivion. Zigbee or another will either replace this technology.
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