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Kinder, Gentler iPhone 3G S Stress Tests

At a Glance

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  • Apple 32GB iPhone 3GS
    4/5
    $299.00
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    Performance enhancements distinguish the otherwise evolutionary step-up iPhone 3GS from its previous iterations.

At a Glance

Performance enhancements distinguish the otherwise evolutionary step-up iPhone 3GS from its previous iterations.

Price when rated: $299 (with two-year contract); varies for other levels of AT&T contract commitment; $699 (no commitment)
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Pros

  • Faster processor improves performance Improved camera with video recording
  • Bright, high-quality fingerprint-resistant touchscreen
  • Built-in GPS and compass
  • Decent autofocus camera with SD video capability
  • Extremely fast and responsive
  • Large amount of internal storage
  • All the new features of iPhone OS 3.0 Software Update
  • Voice control for phone dialing and music

Cons

  • Onboard video trimming is destructive
  • Battery life still disappoints Still no true multitasking
  • Requires two-year commitment to AT&T Wireless for lowest prices
  • Soft-looking video
  • Voice Control lacks some polish
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