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Apple iPhone 3GS

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    8.7 8.7 from 7019 reviewers
  • Expert Score (59)
    8.5 8.5 from 59 reviewers
  • Design (156)
    7.6 7.6 from 156 reviewers
  • Value for money (359)
    6.4 6.4 from 359 reviewers
  • Features (376)
    7.6 7.6 from 376 reviewers
  • Ease of use (126)
    7.6 7.6 from 126 reviewers
  • Performance (29)
    7.0 7.0 from 29 reviewers
  • Sound quality (17)
    7.0 7.0 from 17 reviewers
  • Sound (7)
    6.8 6.8 from 7 reviewers
  • Durability (322)
    6.7 6.7 from 322 reviewers
  • Reliability (33)
    5.5 5.5 from 33 reviewers
  • Overall quality (19)
    7.3 7.3 from 19 reviewers
  • Looks (234)
    7.8 7.8 from 234 reviewers
  • Battery performance (540)
    5.3 5.3 from 540 reviewers
  • Display (148)
    7.6 7.6 from 148 reviewers
  • Functionality (7)
    7.6 7.6 from 7 reviewers
  • Ergonomics (31)
    7.2 7.2 from 31 reviewers
  • Appearance (4)
    7.9 7.9 from 4 reviewers
  • Portability (2)
    6.6 6.6 from 2 reviewers
  • Connectivity (2)
    8.3 8.3 from 2 reviewers
  • Camera (88)
    6.8 6.8 from 88 reviewers
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iPhone 3GS

The iPhone 3GS is a GSM 850/900/1800/1900/HSDPA 850/1900/2100MHz network phone designed in a block form factor that measures 116x62x12mm and weighs 135 g, and runs the iPhone OS 3.0 operating system. The phone is powered by a lithium-ion battery that provides up to 5 hours of talk time/data on 3G, 12 hours on 2G network; 9 hours data on Wi-Fi; 30 hours on audio and 10 hours on video. The phone supports a 16GB (at the price of $199) or 32GB ($299) internal storage capacity, and features a …

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iPhone 3GS

The iPhone 3GS is a GSM 850/900/1800/1900/HSDPA 850/1900/2100MHz network phone designed in a block form factor that measures 116x62x12mm and weighs 135 g, and runs the iPhone OS 3.0 operating system. The phone is powered by a lithium-ion battery that provides up to 5 hours of talk time/data on 3G, 12 hours on 2G network; 9 hours data on Wi-Fi; 30 hours on audio and 10 hours on video. The phone supports a 16GB (at the price of $199) or 32GB ($299) internal storage capacity, and features a 16.7 million color TFT 320x480 pixel resolution display that has an accelerometer, proximity sensor and ambient light sensor. The phone also supports a 3.0-megapixel autofocus camera with macro mode and auto white balance, as well as geo tagging and video recording (30fps VGA format with on-device editing) capabilities. It also has an MP3 player that is supported by iTunes, Cover Flow and AT&T Music; speakerphone:, supports 320x480 px wallpapers and screesavers, MP3 ringtones, themes, games and multimedia streaming (iTunes/AT&T Mobile TV/AT&T Video). The iPhone 3G S has OpenGL ES 2.0 Graphics capability, voice dial and voice music control; Nike + support, a 7.2Mbps HSDPA, Wi-Fi 802.11b/g and Bluetooth 2.1 with EDR connectivity feature; is coated with water- and oil-resistant finish, has an integrated magnetic compass (GPS with AT&T Navigator) and comes with headphones with inline remote for music control. It also comes with “Find My iPhone” phone locating service and TomTom navigation (subscription required).

Features

The iPhone 3GS is a mobile phone that runs the iPhone OS 3.0 operating system and allows users to rent and purchase movies from the phone, along with audiobooks. The phone also supports Bluetooth® and USB connectivity to Macs and PCs, Safari web browser with JavaScript, and supports QuickTime X-style HTTP streaming of audio and video. The phone also features AutoFill for forms, HTML 5 support including audio and video tags; “Find My iPhone” which functions to track down a lost phone using MobileMe from any browser. It locates the phone on a map, and also allows users to remotely erase data on the device, or play a sound on the phone for locating it around the house even in vibration mode. The phone also features ScrollMotion Iceberg in-app purchases, Bluetooth and dock connector communication with other devices, embedded Google Maps™ for turn by turn navigation, push notifications of text alerts, number badges and sound alerts.

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  • Apple iphone3G s

    I am looking at buying this phone. My main questions is reception? I am in and out of commercial buildings all day and am worried I wont get the reception I am used to w/ a traditional Cell.

    Answered by Lean 2009-10-22:

    Yes, the reception is good on the Apple iPhone 3Gs.

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