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It`s from apple and that`s could cover every thing
best software the smartest one ever faster than the 3g
big screen, gps, wifi, 3.5 mp camera and 32gb internal memory ,however it need some upgrade with the bluetooth should let me contact with other devices rathar than just apple ones
and also should have another camera in the front for the vedio call
put another camera 5 mp or bigger
increase the memory
longer life battery
I bought this model because it is way cheaper than the 4's or the 5, and it has basically the same functions and features as the ones mentioned. I really like the weight, it feels solid and very well made, I love the keyboard because typing is a breeze!
The only three things I would critize are: the battery charge is very short, a day or two and it is gone. Also the home button is hard to push - as opposed to other iphones - this might be because this phone I got is refurbished. Itunes for me is a headache, it is not intuitive, I prefer windows media player to transfer music.
Excellent product. Really fast compared to 3G or 2G, has a lot of great features, as wifi access, applications, games, internet browsing, email, youtube, and has alot of utilities, applications, and games available at the apple store.
Can use it as an Ipod, and also can use it with my Nike+ running shoes. Altough haven't tried them because i keep playing with the new toy instead of going excersise.
One of the things i don't like, is that the battery runs out really fast, also, very easy to drop the phone.. no way to put a strap on it like most of the phones on the market, and really , really!!! fragile.
Apple Itunes, is good but way too heavy and bulky.. but ok...
Phone?? well i almost forgot about it. LOL.. phone is .. well a phone.. you can talk??
I bought this for all the stuff it has, phone is just a plus on the iTouch to make the iphone.
This is a must buy.. but if you have kids, you better buy 2 or 3... cause they will take it from you.
Im not one to always buy the latest version of a product but having a need for a smartphone I purchased an iPhone 3GS 8GB and have really loved everything about it. You don't really need the latest iPhone unless you are trying to keep up with the Joneses. The iPhone 3GS still has the all the great basic features I need, a good quality camera, fast web surfing, voice memos, video recording, music storage on iTunes, and much more. Aside from all the thousands of apps that still support iPhone 3GS, I have to say my favorite features would be text messaging with emoji, maps; it saves you so much time in unfamiliar cities, and the calendar alerts to remind you of all that stuff you need to get done. Being factory unlocked is also a must for me for foreign travel, I can simply purchase a a new sim card for a minimal fee when I arrive and use a local prepaid network, same phone, new country! As far as aesthetics are concerned this iPhone is very stylish and elegant with its curved case and chrome bezel. It retains the look of the original iPhone. In addition the quality of the graphics, and overall build quality is really quite high for a device that is supposedly outdated. If you don't want to be charged charged a ridculous price for the latest iPhone but desire a good smartphone then the iPhone 3GS is for you.
The iPhone 3GS is not an insignificant step forward in the iPhone family. The Nike+ support, magnetometer (compass), video recording, voice command, better camera, better battery life and faster data network are all improvements nobody would call a step backwards. But the biggest day-to-day improvement over the 3G is undoubtedly the increased processing speed, which is why Apple called this phone the 3GS (with the S standing for super fast) in order to designate that it&apos;s basically the 3G, but better.
The Iphone 3gs is one of the best Phones i ever Had. is like an iphone 4 Without the Retina Display and camera flash.
That good is the 3gs, it doesnt compare with the 3g at all, may look the same outside, but inside are completely diferent, 3gs is as fast as an iphone 4 (with less ram, and a little slower processor)
it has monster graphics for a phone, thousands of Apps. simply awesome. i Love that phone!
the only "bad" thing, is the battery, it Could be better, when you are not using it, battery can hold charge around 2 or 3 days without a problem
but when you use it hard, gaming, surfing Internet, messaging, etc. it hardly will reach the night with charge.
besides that detail; highly recomended! if you can buy it, go for it.
(with Jailbreak that phones are like Gold, thousand of apps from cydia! )
excellent product - and now jail-breakable & unlock-able under iOS 4 with new bootrom! practically does everything that iPhone 4 does at a fraction of the price (the major advantage of iPhone 4 for me being the hi-res screen)...
pros: very easy to use - especially if you are used to the Apple environment; excellent sound quality for music lovers like me; 1000s of apps to choose from; you are guaranteed to find something that fits your needs; syncs nicely with both Apple and PC computers
cons: signal is weaker than other standard cell phones or smartphone (yes, the signal issue was there before iPhone 4...); multitasking is a joke even under iOS4... e.g. radio apps will stop working the minute you switch to e.g. email, which doesn't make any sense
verdict: if you don't want to pay the price for iPhone 4 (or the pricey contracts of AT&T ;) , buy an iPhone 3GS on eBay!!
- Revolutionary and easy touch-screen interface.
- Quick access to every feature.
- Beautiful screen, easy to read even in direct sunlight.
- Cool and intuitive graphical user interface (GUI).
- Easy e-mail access from multiple accounts
- Allows viewing of various attachments
- Google Maps and driving directions make finding places and adding to your contact list a snap.
- Great widely used applications (Stocks, Weather, Maps, YouTube, iPod, etc.)
- Built-in WiFi (Zoomzoomzoom! Fast, fast, fast!)
- Features can be updated via a simple sync.
- Feels solid, metal-like.
- Scratch resistent screen (although, I would recommend getting a screen protector).
- Fairly good phone quality.
This phone was described as used, which was most notable by cosmetic damage (not an issue) and the battery life (which was fixable), the main button on the face stopped working after a couple of weeks but after a quick google search I realized that this is a common issue. This was fixed by using the accessibility features to switch the button to the touch screen feature. When I first got this phone I tried to update the software, which I later learned is something you shouldn't do with an unlocked phone. It's something I probably should've known before purchasing an unlocked phone but it would maybe be better customer service to include a note in the packaging informing potential buyers of this. It arrived in a timely manner, before the estimated arrival date actually. The packaging was good for a somewhat fragile item.
UI : Very Simple UI for ease access to all Options and Applications
Wifi : Strong N-Type Wifi for new access to new Routers networks.
GUI : Supports Multilanguage which also includes my native language.
Call : very Strong voice on Call and Speakers.
Camera : Could be better like 5M and not 3.1M.
3.5 Jack : a Great Idea for Music and Games/Applications
Phone PC Applications : Kinda Annoying iTunes is not well undestood for people that dont understand English.
CPU : Like most new SmartPhones the phone Speed reducing afte Few days/week so restart is in order.
Touch Screen : very sensitive , its great for UI but kinda annoying from some Games..