iPhone 3G
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iPhone 3G


The Apple iPhone 3G (2nd Generation) is a smartphone that was designed, manufactured, and sold by Apple from 2008 to 2010 as part of the iPhone series. The next generation of the iPhone has been introduced on June 9, 2008, and its price started at $199. The iPhone 3G features a GPS, 3G data capability, an 412 MHz Samsung ARM 11 processor, 3.5″ multi-touch LCD Display, two colors; Black and White, 8 GB or 16 GB of flash memory, 128 MB of RAM, built-in Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 2.0 + EDR, 2.0 Mpix camera, accelerometer, Dock connector, 3.5-mm headphone jack, and 5 hours of talk time on 3G and 10 hours on 2G. This iPhone has been discontinued on June 7, 2010 and has been replaced by iPhone 3Gs.

On June 8, 2009, Apple discontinued the 16 GB model but continued to sell the 8 GB version for $99 for new AT&T customers on a two-year contract.

Today iPhone 3G is 13 years old!

iPhone 3G – General information

Overview

IntroducedJune 9, 2008
ReleasedJuly 11, 2008
DiscontinuedJune 8, 2009 (16 GB)
June 7, 2010 (8 GB)
Model IdentifieriPhone1,2
Model NumberA1241 (Worldwide)
A1324 (China)
EMC2347
Generation2nd
Order NumberMB046LL/A (8 GB Black)
MB048LL/A (16 GB Black)
MB499LL/A (16 GB White)
Price$199 (8 GB on a two-year contract)
$299 (16 GB on a two-year contract)
$99 (8 GB on a two-year contract from June 8, 2009)
ColorsBlack (8 GB & 16 GB)
White (16 GB)
Weight4.7 oz. – 133 Grams
Dimensions4.5” H x 2.4” W x 0.48″ D
11.43 cm H x 6.09 cm W x 1.21 cm D
PredecessoriPhone
SuccessoriPhone 3Gs

Hardware

Processor

ProcessorSamsung ARM 1176JZ(F)-S
Processor Speed620 MHz (running at 412 MHz)
Architecture32-bit
Number of Cores1

Storage

Storage8 GB
16 GB

Memory

Memory128 MB LPDDR

Graphics

Graphics CardPowerVR MBX Lite
Number of Cores1

Display

Display3.5″ widescreen LCD Display
Resolution320 x 480
Pixel Density163 ppi
InputMulti-Touch

Controls

ButtonsVolume + / –
Home
Sleep / Wake up
Silence

Sensors

SensorsProximity
Ambient light
Accelerometer

Connections

NetworksUMTS / HSDPA (850, 1900, 2100 MHz)
GSM / EDGE (850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz)
Wi-Fi802.11b/g (A1241)
None (A1324)
BluetoothBluetooth 2.0 + EDR
SIM slotmini-SIM
Ports1 – 30-pin dock connector
1 – 3.5-mm headphone jack
Camera2.0 Megapixels
LocationGPS
Audio InMicrophone
Audio OutSpeaker

Media

Audio FormatsAAC
Protected AAC
MP3
MP3 VBR
Audible (formats 1, 2, and 3)
Apple Lossless
AIFF
WAV
Video FormatsH.264 video, up to 1.5 Mbps, 640 by 480 pixels, 30 frames per second, Low-Complexity version of the H.264 Baseline Profile with AAC-LC audio up to 160 Kbps, 48kHz, stereo audio in .m4v, .mp4, and .mov file formats;
H.264 video, up to 768 Kbps, 320 by 240 pixels, 30 frames per second, Baseline Profile up to Level 1.3 with AAC-LC audio up to 160 Kbps, 48kHz, stereo audio in .m4v, .mp4, and .mov file formats;
MPEG-4 video, up to 2.5 Mbps, 640 by 480 pixels, 30 frames per second, Simple Profile with AAC-LC audio up to 160 Kbps, 48kHz, stereo audio in .m4v, .mp4, and .mov file formats

Software

Original OSiPhone OS 2.0 / iOS 2.0
Maximum OSiOS 4.2.1
iTunesiTunes 7.7 or later
System RequirementsMac OS X 10.4.10 or later
Windows Vista Home Premium, Business, Enterprise, or Ultimate Edition or later
Windows XP Home or Professional with Service Pack 2 or later

Power

Battery4.12 W Rechargeable Lithium-Ion
Battery Capacity1150 mAh
Battery LifeTalk Time: Up to 5 hours on 3G / 10 hours on 2G
Standby: Up to 300 hours
Internet Use: Up to 5 hours on 3G / 6 hours on Wi-Fi
Video playback: Up to 7 hours
Audio playback: Up to 24 hours
Power AdapterApple 5W or 12W USB Power Adapter

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