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Apple iPhone 3G (2008) review

iOS 3
Samsung S5L8900
PowerVR MBX
128 MB / 8 GB
3.5 inches (320 x 480 px)
2 MP, 1600 x 1200 px

Apple announced the launch of the iPhone 3G smartphone in 2008. The manufacturer is offering the Apple iPhone 3G phone with 3.5 inches display, Samsung S5L8900 chipset, 128 MB of RAM and 8 GB of internal storage.

The Apple iPhone 3G comes with iOS 3 out of the box, and a Li-Ion 1150 mAh, non-removable battery. The 3.5 inches phone comes with TFT display (320 x 480 px). A thin-film transistor (TFT) is a type of field-effect transistor that is usually used in a liquid crystal display (LCD). This type of display features a thin-film transistor for each individual pixel.

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Apple iPhone 3G specifications

BrandApple
NameiPhone 3G
ModelIP3G
Release date2008

Body

The weight of Apple iPhone 3G is about 4.69 oz with battery, which is average compared to most of the smartphones with same size. The dimensions of this Apple phone are average (4.55 x 2.44 x 0.48 inches).

Weight4.69 oz
Dimensions4.55 x 2.44 x 0.48 inches
Colorsblack(8/16 gb), white (16 gb)
SIM typeMini SIM

System

The Apple iPhone 3G comes with iOS 3 out of the box, but it is upgradable to the next OS.

OS versioniOS 3
SoCSamsung S5L8900
CPU412 MHz ARM 11
GPUPowerVR MBX

Display

The size of iPhone 3G screen is measured diagonally, from corner to corner. The 3.5 inches TFT display of Apple iPhone 3G with 320 x 480 px resolution is multitouch capable.

Display typeTFT
Screen size3.5 inches
Resolution320 x 480 px
Multitouch supportyes

Memory

The internal memory of Apple iPhone 3G (128 MB) cannot be expanded.

RAM128 MB
Internal storage8 GB
Memory card slotno

Camera

The camera of the iPhone 3G has no autofocus capability (fixed-focus). An autofocus (or AF) optical system uses a sensor, a control system and a motor to focus on an automatically or manually selected point or area. Very few Android cameras come without autofocus.

Selfie camerano
Main camera2 MP, 1600 x 1200 px
Flashno

Connectivity

The Apple iPhone 3G doesn't support 4G/LTE networks. This phone has a built-in GPS. GPS is a highly accurate navigation system using signals from satellites to determine a location on the Earth's surface, irrespective of weather conditions. Most phones have a GPS unit on board. The iPhone 3G phone doesn't have built-in FM radio.

GSM 2G bands850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
Network coverage2G / 3G
Wi-FiWi-Fi 802.11 b/g
Bluetoothv2.0, A2DP
GPSA-GPS
NFCno
FM radiono
USB30-pin dock connector
Headphone3.5 mm jack

Battery

The Li-Ion 1150 mAh, non-removable battery gives the smartphone a good battery backup. The Li-ion is a low maintenance battery which offers high energy, is lightweight and does not require periodic full discharge. The battery of iPhone 3G isn't removable without voiding the warranty.

TypeLi-Ion 1150 mAh, non-removable

Features

Smartphones today come with a wealth of sensors to facilitate a better user experience. The accelerometer is a sensor that measures the tilting motion and orientation of the phone. This Apple phones comes with proximity sensor. This proximity sensor detects how close the phone is to an outside object, such as your ear.

Sensorsaccelerometer, proximity
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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 3G, then don’t hesitate and signal the problem to us.

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