A few lucky customers in Germany have already received their iPhone 4S units, days ahead of the official delivery date (October 14th). So far, “general benchmarks have shown the new device to be about 68% faster than the iPhone 4 and with graphics benchmarks close to 7x as fast.” Click here to see more pictures. Continue reading for a hands-on video.

At this point, if you haven’t pre-ordered a device, the only way to get the iPhone 4S on launch day will be to stand in line at a local retail store.

[via MacRumorsMacerkopf]