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Apple iPhone 3G

Apple iPhone 3G
$119.00
Brand: Apple
Category: Phones
  • Display: 320 x 480 pixels WVGA
  • Camera: 2 MP
  • Storage: 8/16 GB
  • RAM: 128 MB
  • CPU: 412 MHz ARM 11
  • OS: iOS, upgradable to iOS 4.2.1

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7 3.5 1
  • Design, Built Quality 7 / 10
  • Display Quality 7 / 10
  • Camera Quality 7 / 10
  • Audio & Multimedia 7 / 10
  • OS and Usability 7 / 10
  • Battery Performance 7 / 10

Apple iPhone 3G - Full Specifications

Launch

  • Also Known As Alternative names for gadgets, as called in other markets or countries
    Apple iPhone 3G, Apple iPhone 3G 2nd Generation
  • Announced
    2008, June. Released 2008, July
  • Status
    Discontinued

Body

  • Dimensions
    115.5 x 62.1 x 12.3 mm (4.55 x 2.44 x 0.48 in)
  • Weight
    133 g (4.69 oz)
  • Build Build refers to the built quality of the device
    Brushed Metal
  • SIM SIM (Subscriber Identity Module) is a small card that contains mobile network subscriber's account information. This allows the phone using the card to attach to a mobile network. The SIM card is most commonly associated with GSM and UMTS mobile networks. Moving a SIM card from one phone to another allows a subscriber to switch mobile phones without having to contact their mobile network carrier. SIM cards can also be used by a phone to store limited amounts of data, such as phone numbers and text messages.
    Mini-SIM

Display

  • Display Type Display Technology => A number of display technologies and types used in mobile phones => TFT (Thin Film Transistor), IPS (In-Place Switching), OLED (Organic Light Emitting Diode), AMOLED (Active-Matrix Organic Light-Emitting Diode), Super AMOLED (an even advanced version of AMOLED), Resistive Touchscreen (Resistive touchscreens contain two layer of conductive material with a very small gap between them which acts as a resistance), Capacitive Touchsceen (Capacitive touchscreen technology consists of a layer of glass coated with a transparent conductor)
    TFT capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
  • Size
    3.5 inches, 36.5 cm2 (~50.9% screen-to-body ratio)
  • Resolution
    320 x 480 pixels, 3:2 ratio (~165 ppi density)
  • Touch Screen
    Yes, up to 3 fingers
  • Display Protection Display Protection => Gorilla Glass is a special alkali-aluminosilicate glass shield with exceptional damage resistance that helps protect mobile displays from scratches, drops, and bumps of everyday use, It is always better to go for a smartphone with Gorilla Glass for that added protection and peace of mind.
    Corning Gorilla Glass, oleophobic coating

Platform

  • Operating System OS => Every computer system run on a base software called Operating System (OS). Operating System controls all basic operations of the computer (such as smartphone, PDAs, tablet computers and other handheld devices). The Operating System allows the user to install and run third party applications (apps), apps are used to add new functionality to the device.
    iOS, upgradable to iOS 4.2.1
  • Chipset Chipset is a group of integrated circuits designed to perform one or a more dedicated functions, often with real time computing constraints, Popular smartphones are equipped with more advanced embedded chipsets that can do many different tasks depending on their programming.
    412 MHz ARM 11
  • CPU CPU (Central Processing Unit) mostly known as processors, CPU processes instructions in order to carry out certain functions that make your device operate properly. Processors are often described as the brain of computers, smartphones and tablets, Smartphones and tablets rely on processors to carry out their every task, Processors are an incredibly important factor in selecting any type of computing device, including your smartphone.
    Single Core 1.0 Ghz
  • GPU GPU (Graphics Processing Unit) is a single-chip processor designed to rapidly manipulate and alter memory to accelerate the creation of images in a frame buffer intended for output to a display, This includes things such as lighting effects, object transformations, and 3D motion.
    PowerVR MBX

Memory

  • RAM (Memory) RAM (Random Access Memory) is a type of computer memory that can be accessed randomly, any byte of memory can be accessed without touching the preceding bytes that allows information to be stored and accessed quickly from random locations. RAM is the most common type of memory found in computer systems, smartphones, tablets and other electronic devices.
    128 MB
  • Storage Capacity
    8/16 GB
  • Card Slot Memory Card Slot is a special slot for inserting a memory card. Memory cards allow you to expand the phone's built-in memory, A memory card (sometimes called a flash memory card or a storage card) is a small storage medium used to store data such as text, pictures, audio, and video, for use on small, portable or remote computing devices such as mobile phones, mp3 players, digital cameras.
    No
  • Phonebook
    Practically Unlimited
  • Call Record
    Practically Unlimited

Main Camera

  • Camera Type
    Single Lens
  • Camera Sensor(s)
    2 MP
  • Camera Features
    Geo-tagging
  • Video Resolution
    VGA
  • LED Flash Flash Light => There is commonly two types of flash lights are used in camera mobile phones, LED Flash (LED flash offers lower power consumption with drive circuitry that takes up very little room, LEDs can be strobed faster than any other light source), Xenon Flash (xenon flash produces an extremely intense full-spectrum white light for a very short duration)
    None

Selfie Camera

  • Camera Type
    None

Sound

  • Loudspeaker
    Yes
  • Speaker Location
    Back
  • Audio Jack Type
    Yes, 3.5mm audio jack
  • Sound Enhancements
    None

Connectivity

  • USB
    Micro USB 2.0
  • Bluetooth Bluetooth is a wireless communications technology for exchanging data between mobile phones, headsets, computers and other network devices over short distances without wires, Bluetooth technology was primarily designed to support simple wireless networking of personal consumer devices.
    2.0 (headset support only)
  • Wi-fi Wi-Fi is a popular wireless networking technology using radio waves to provide high-speed network connections that allows devices to communicate without cords or cables, Wi-Fi is increasingly becoming the preferred mode of internet connectivity all over the world.
    Wi-Fi 802.11b/g
  • NFC NFC (Near field communication) is a set of standards for smartphones and similar devices to establish peer-to-peer radio communications with each other by touching them together or bringing them into proximity, usually no more than a few inches.
  • GPS GPS The Global Positioning System is a satellite-based radio navigation system, GPS permits users to determine their position, velocity and the time 24 hours a day, in all weather, anywhere in the world, In order to locate your position, your device or GPS receiver must have a clear view of the sky.
    No
  • FM Radio
    No

Other Features

  • Sensors Sensors are electronic components that detects and responds to some type of input from the physical environment. The specific input could be light, heat, motion, moisture, pressure and location, The output is generally a signal that is converted to use in computing systems, a location sensor, such as a GPS receiver is able to detect current location of your electronic device.
    Accelerometer, proximity
  • Colors
    Black and white
  • Java Support Java for Mobile Devices is a set of technologies that let developers deliver applications and services to all types of mobile handsets, ranging from price efficient feature-phones to the latest smartphones. Java is currently running on over 3 billion phones worldwide, and growing. It offers unrivaled potential for the distribution and monetization of mobile applications.
    No
  • Messages
    SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Email, IM
  • Games
    Yes, Downloadable from iTunes
  • Additional Features
    HTML (Safari)
    - Google Maps
    - Audio/video player
    - TV-out
    - Organizer
    - Document viewer
    - Photo viewer
    - Predictive text input

Battery

  • Battery Capacity
    Non-removable Li-Ion battery
  • Fast Charging
    No
  • Wireless Charging Wireless Charging (Inductive Charging) uses an electromagnetic field to transfer energy between two objects. This is usually done with a charging station. Energy is sent through an inductive coupling to an electrical device, which can then use that energy to charge batteries or run the device.
    No
  • Talk Time Talk Time is the longest time that a single battery charge will last when you are constantly talking on the phone under perfect conditions, Ambient temperature and highly dependent on the cellular network environment such as the distance to the closest cell network tower.
    10
  • Stand-by
    300
  • Music Play
    23

Network

  • Technology
    GSM / HSPA
  • 2G Network Bands
    GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
  • 3G Network Bands
    HSDPA 850 / 1900 / 2100
  • 4G Network Bands
    No support for 4G LTE Network
  • Speed
    HSPA 42.2/11.5 Mbps
  • GPRS GPRS (General Packet Radio Service) is a packet oriented mobile data service on the 2G and 3G cellular communication system's global system for mobile communications (GSM), Generally, GPRS is used for the purpose of wireless data transfer, such as sharing pictures and videos or browsing the Internet via a mobile phone connection.
    Yes
  • EDGE EDGE (Enhanced Data GSM Environment) is a wireless network technology generally considered the next step in the 2G network offers data transfer rates up to four times faster than ordinary GSM networks, Generally, EDGE is used for the purpose of wireless data transfer, such as sharing pictures and videos or browsing the Internet via a mobile phone connection.
    Yes

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