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Apple iPhone 3GS 32GB


Apple
Touch
iPhone 3GS 32GB
iPhone OS
Yes
Yes
300 Minutes
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Yes
  • 32GB of Storage
  • Fast and Responsive
  • Video Recoding and Voice Dialling/Commands
  • Camera Image quality when shooting in dark conditions
  • No major innovative inclusions over the 3G model
  • Battery life not as good as first suggested
Apple
1300 787 435
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About Apple iPhone 3GS 32GB
For those who have never owned an iPhone, the additional speed and memory plus improved features in the iPhone 3GS means it’s one of if not the best smartphone ever created. It’s certainly the best iPhone ever made, but it’s questionable whether current iPhone 3G owners should upgrade, especially as the free 3.0 software update already adds plenty of extra features.

Historically, the iPhone 3GS is the third version in Apple’s smartphone series. Internally, it has a faster processor, more memory and better overall performance than the previous iPhone 3G. Externally, the phone is exactly the same size and shape, with only a couple tiny design alterations, the main one being the display’s new coating. Apple is now using a state-of-the-art oleophobic, fingerprint-resistant surface. This reduces the amount of potential smudges, and makes the screen easier to clean.

Apple named the ‘S’ in the iPhone 3GS for ‘speed’, and it lives up to its word. Faster and more responsive than its predecessor, applications open and close instantaneously. You’ll be hard-pressed to find any keystroke lag in any applications, which is a big improvement on the previous model. When using Mail, Safari, Maps and Notes applications the speed is exceptionally quick, and nearly all third-party applications from the Application Store are faster. You can also get more storage, with the top tier iPhone 3GS now having 32GB of memory, up from the iPhone 3G’s maximum of 16GB.

Main 
Mobile styleTouch
Keyboard type
Thickness12.3 mm
Weight62.1 mm
General 
Device controlMulti-touch input
ColoursBlack, White
Keyboard type
Operating system 
Operating systemiPhone OS
Display 
Screen resolution320 x 480 Pixels
Number of colours16M
Communication 
Web browserYes- Safari
GPSYes
GPS typeBuilt-in GPS receiver, A-GPS
BluetoothYes
Video chatNo
Wi-FiYes
E-mailYes
MMSYes
SMSYes
USB connectionv2.0
Mobile TVNo
Battery 
Talk time300 Minutes
Standby time300 Hours
Battery typeLi-Ion
 
Camera 
Camera resolution2
Camera flashNo
Video captureYes
Digital zoom2
Video playerYes
Video file formatMPEG-4, H.264, MOV
Picture file formatsJPEG, PNG
Applications 
WallpaperYes
Predictive text checkerYes
Sync with PC/MacYes
Voice diallingYes
OrganiserYes
Navigation softwareYes
Alarm clockYes
CalculatorYes
CalendarYes
PhonebookYes
GamesYes
TimerYes
Stop watchYes
Google mapsYes
Language optionsYes
Audio 
SpeakersStereo
FM tunerNo
Music playerYes
File formatsMP3, AAC, AIFF, WAV
Built-in microphoneYes
RecorderYes
SpeakerphoneYes
Ringtone typesMP3, Polyphonic
Vibrating alertYes
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Apple
1300 787 435
  • 32GB of Storage
  • Fast and Responsive
  • Video Recoding and Voice Dialling/Commands