When did iPhone 3G come out?

June 9, 2008iPhone 3G / Introduced

How much was the iPhone 3GS when it first came out?

The 32GB iPhone 3G S sold for $299; a 16GB model went for $199. An 8GB iPhone 3G was also offered for $99. The iPhone 3GS was available June 19, 2009.

How much did iPhone 3G cost?

iPhone 3G (8GB): $599. iPhone 3GS (16GB): $599. iPhone 4 (16GB): $599.

Is an iPhone 3 worth anything?

Although newer iPhones get substantial value (iPhone 4S + 64GB AT is up to $150 today), iPhone 3 and 3GS are rapidly becoming worthless in the US. Your phone is may still be worth money in a rebate or gift cart in USA if you exchange it as part of a phone purchase.

What 3G means in iPhone?

third-generation mobile technology
No, you didn’t sleep through an iPhone product introduction—3G in this case stands for third-generation mobile technology. It’s a wide-area wireless technology that allows for much faster data transmission than the EDGE network used by AT with the iPhone right now.

What does iPhone 3GS mean?

The iPhone 3GS (originally styled iPhone 3G S) is a smartphone that was designed and marketed by Apple Inc. It is the third generation iPhone and the successor to the iPhone 3G.

What is the history of the iPhone 3GS?

The iPhone 3GS runs Apple’s iOS operating system. It was succeeded as Apple’s flagship smartphone in 2010 by the iPhone 4. In June 24, an 8GB model was released, discontinuing the 16 and 32GB models.

What kind of processor does the iPhone 3GS have?

The iPhone 3GS is powered by the Samsung APL0298C05 chip, which was designed and manufactured by Samsung. This is the first iPhone with a system-on-a-chip. This system-on-a-chip is composed of an ARM Cortex-A8 CPU core underclocked to 600 MHz (from 833 MHz), integrated with a PowerVR SGX 535 GPU.

Is the iPhone 3GS a compelling upgrade for iPhone 3G owners?

Apple didn’t mean for the iPhone 3GS to be a compelling upgrade for iPhone 3G owners. They were, more sensibly, targeting original iPhone owners whose 2-year contracts were up, and the much larger pool of people who didn’t yet own an iPhone. Not all reviewers got that, of course. Some judged the phone by its casing.