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Apple iPhone 3GS (2009) review

The detailed specifications, photos and introductory video of the Apple iPhone 3GS (IP3GS). The list of the competitors most often compared to the Apple iPhone 3GS smartphone.

Apple iPhone 3GS / IP3GS

The Apple iPhone 3GS (IP3GS) smartphone released in 2009. It is powered by Samsung S5PC100 chipset, 256 MB of RAM and 8 GB of internal storage.

The Apple iPhone 3GS runs on iOS 3 out of the box. It comes with a Li-Ion 1219 mAh, non-removable battery. It features a 3.5 inches TFT display with 320 x 480 px resolution. A thin-film-transistor (TFT) LCD display is a variant of a liquid-crystal display (LCD).

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Apple iPhone 3GS (IP3GS) specifications

Brand
Apple
Name
iPhone 3GS
Type
IP3GS
Launch
2009

Body

Weight
135 g
Dimensions
115.5 x 62.1 x 12.3 mm
Colors
black
white
SIM type
Mini SIM

System

The Apple iPhone 3GS runs on iOS 3 out of the box, but the iPhone 3GS's firmware can be upgraded to a newer version of OS.

OS
iOS 3
Chipset
Samsung S5PC100
CPU
600 MHz Cortex-A8
GPU
PowerVR SGX535

Display

Screen size is measured in inches, diagonally from corner to corner. The 3.5 inches TFT capacitive touch screen with 320 x 480 px resolution is multitouch capable.

Technology
TFT
Size
3.5 inches
Resolution
320 x 480 px
Multitouch
yes

Memory

The smartphone's memory (256 MB) cannot be expanded.

RAM
256 MB
Internal storage
8 GB
External storage
no

Camera

The camera of the Apple iPhone 3GS is equipped with autofocus. Autofocus is a camera feature that fine-tunes the focus of the camera, it is a nice feature of this smartphone.

Front camera
no
Rear camera
3.15 MP
2048 x 1536 px
autofocus
Flash
no

Connectivity

This smartphone has a built-in GPS receiver. GPS is a satellite based navigation system that allows the determination of the exact geographical location on Earth. This Apple smartphone doesn't have FM radio receiver.

GSM
850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
Network
2G / 3G
WLAN
Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g
Bluetooth
v2.1, A2DP
GPS
A-GPS
NFC
no
FM radio
no
USB
30-pin dock connector
Audio
3.5 mm jack

Battery

The Li-Ion 1219 mAh, non-removable battery gives the smartphone a good battery backup. This is a low maintenance battery. No periodic discharge is needed and charging can be done at random.

Type
Li-Ion 1219 mAh, non-removable

Features

The smartphone sensors measure physical quantities and transmit them to the application processor. The phones's accelerometer is a built-in electronic component that measures tilt and motion. The proximity sensor detects when a user is holding the phone near their face during a call and turns off the display to prevent keypad presses and battery consumption from the display.

Sensors
accelerometer
compass
proximity

Links

Official site
http://www.apple.com/

The specifications above are based on the official data published by the manufacturer, but we also take user reviews into consideration. If you found an error or something lacking in the specifications above for the Apple iPhone 3GS, then don’t hesitate and signal the problem to us.

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