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iPhone 3GS Review – Improving on perfection?

The iPhone put the “Slick” in Smartphones when it was introduced, how does the new model stack up? Still available exclusively through ATT.

The iPhone 3GS Highlights; The iPhone 3GS adds common cell phone features like multimedia messaging, video recording, and voice dialing. It certainly runs faster; its battery life is longer; and the multimedia quality is head and shoulders above anything else

Lastest Iphone 3Gs

Lastest Iphone 3Gs

What didn’t change: The call quality shows no improvements and the 3G signal reception remains uneven. Even with the great multimedia and intuitive use, users still don’t get Flash Lite, USB transfer and storage, or multitasking.

This reviewer’s scoop: The iPhone 3GS isn’t make the big leap forward that the iPhone 3G made from the first-generation model, but the latest Apple handset is still an excellent upgrade. The iPhone 3GS is faster and we appreciate the new features and extended battery life, but call quality and 3G reception still need improvement.

User’s Impressions: The 3GS has definitely got better hardware inside. What does that mean to the average iPhone user? In two words: less waiting. Less waiting for apps to launch, web pages to render or re-render, lists to populate or scroll, less lag, less lock-up, less of a dozen little things that take a dozen seconds and add up to a noticeably better, smoother, and more stable experience throughout the day.
Apple says on average the iPhone 3GS performs twice as fast the iPhone 3G. That may not sound like much, but imagine your car suddenly accelerated from 0-60 twice as fast. Imagine your laptop suddenly doubled its productive speed. It’s not something you think you need, but if you ever go back to the slower model, it’s something you immediately miss. Waiting is never good!

iPhone 3GS Specs:
Camera, photos, and video
3 megapixels
Autofocus
Tap to focus
Video recording, VGA up to 30 fps with audio

Photo and video

iPhone and third-party application integration
Display
3.5-inch (diagonal) widescreen Multi-Touch display
480-by-320-pixel resolution at 163 ppi
Fingerprint-resistant oleophobic coating
Support for display of multiple languages and characters simultaneously
Size and weight
Height:    4.5 inches (115.5 mm)
Width:     2.4 inches (62.1 mm)
Depth:     0.48 inch (12.3 mm)
Weight: 4.8 ounces (135 grams)
Capacity: 16GB or 32GB flash drive

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