Pros

  • Faster processor improves performance Improved camera with video recording
  • Bright, high-quality fingerprint-resistant touchscreen
  • Built-in GPS and compass
  • Decent autofocus camera with SD video capability
  • Extremely fast and responsive
  • Large amount of internal storage
  • All the new features of iPhone OS 3.0 Software Update
  • Voice control for phone dialing and music

Cons

  • Onboard video trimming is destructive
  • Battery life still disappoints Still no true multitasking
  • Requires two-year commitment to AT&T Wireless for lowest prices
  • Soft-looking video
  • Voice Control lacks some polish

At A Glance

Third-generation Apple mobile phone

Manufacturer’s Description

The first thing you?ll notice about iPhone 3GS is how quickly you can launch applications. Web pages render in a fraction of the time, and you can view email attachments faster. Improved performance and updated 3D graphics deliver an incredible gaming experience, too.

Manufacturer’s Website

http://www.apple.com/

The Specs

Pricing
Part Number MB717LLA
Processor
Processor speed 0.6 MHz
Display
Backlight No
Display size 3.5 inches
Touchscreen Yes
Resolution 480 x 320 pixels
Storage
Internal Memory 32000.0 MB
Battery
Battery Type Lithium ion
Vendor Rated Talk Time 5.0 hours
Vendor Rated Standby Time 300.0 hours
Ports and Connections
Headphone Jack 3.5 mm headphone jack
Wireless connection Yes
Bluetooth Yes
USB 2.0 Yes
Dimensions
Width 4.5 inches
Depth 2.4 inches
Height 2.4 inches
Weight 0.3 pounds
Image Processor
Megapixels 3.0
Carrier
HSDPA 1.0
GSM 850 1.0
GSM 1800 1.0
GPRS 1.0
GSM 1900 1.0
Cell Carrier ATT
Supported Video Formats
MPEG4 Yes
Streaming Video Yes
Video Calling No
Supported Audio Formats
AAC
  • AAC Plus
  • AAC
MP3 Yes
Included Software
Operating System Mac OS
Sync
Sync Options Supported
  • Bluetooth
  • USB
Camera
camera_shutter 0.0
Form Factor
Volume Controls Yes
Number of Displays One
Form Factor Candy bar
Keyboard None
Messaging
SMS Yes
Other Messaging Support
  • SMS
  • IM
  • E-Mail
Location
GPS 1.0