Pros

  • Bright, high-resolution screen
  • Has a 3G radio for faster wireless data
  • Integrates assisted GPS
  • Fast cellular network
  • IPhone 2.0 software includes Exchange support and third-party apps
  • Built-in GPS
  • Good audio quality
  • No recessed headphone jack

Cons

  • No built-in voice dialing
  • Service plan is more expensive
  • Low-quality camera
  • Mediocre battery life
  • No video-recording support
  • No support for text selection, cut, copy and paste
  • Limited Bluetooth functionality

At A Glance

With a lower price, 3G radio, and GPS, this smart phone is in a class by itself.

Manufacturer’s Description

Introducing iPhone 3G. With fast 3G wireless technology, GPS mapping, support for enterprise features like Microsoft Exchange, and the new App Store, iPhone 3G puts even more features at your fingertips. And like the original iPhone, it combines three products in one a revolutionary phone, a widescreen iPod, and a breakthrough Internet device with rich HTML email and a desktop-class web browser. iPhone 3G redefines what a mobile phone can do again.

The Specs

Display
Display size 3.5 inches
Display type Color
Touchscreen Yes
Resolution 480 x 320 pixels
Battery
Battery Type Lithium ion
Vendor Rated Talk Time 5.0 hours
Vendor Rated Standby Time 300.0 hours
Ports and Connections
Headphone Jack
  • 3.5 mm
  • 2.5 mm
Wireless connection Yes
Dimensions
Width 0.48 inches
Depth 2.4 inches
Height 2.4 inches
Weight 0.29375 pounds
Image Processor
Megapixels 2.0
Carrier
GSM 850 1.0
CDMA 1900 1.0
HSDPA 1.0
Cell Carrier ATT
GSM 800 1.0
CDMA 850 1.0
GSM 1800 1.0
GSM 1900 1.0
Supported Video Formats
MPEG4 Yes
Supported Audio Formats
Apple Lossless Yes
AAC AAC
MP3 Yes VBR
WAV Yes
Included Software
Operating System Mac OS