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The iPhone 3G

Well, Steve Jobs has spoken and we now have a name for the next-generation iPhone - the iPhone 3G.
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Written by Adrian Kingsley-Hughes, Contributor on

Well, Steve Jobs has spoken and we now have a name for the next-generation iPhone - the iPhone 3G.

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Check out the iPhone 3G image gallery here.

Here's what we know:

  • 3G support
  • Built-in GPS
  • Black plastic back (white shell version of the 16GB model available)
  • Metal buttons
  • Same display
  • Camera
  • Flush headphone jack (requested feature)
  • Better audio

Pricing:

  • 8GB: $199
  • 16GB: $299

Battery life:

  • Stand by time: 300 hours
  • 3G talk time: 5 hours
  • Browsing: 5-6 hours browsing
  • Video: 7 hours video
  • Audio: 24 hours

Spec as on the Apple Store website:

Screen size
- 3.5 inches (diagonal)
Screen resolution
- 480 by 320 pixels (163 ppi)
Input method
- Multi-Touch
Storage
- 8GB and 16GB
Cellular
- UMTS/HSDPA (850, 1900, 2100 MHz) - GSM/EDGE (850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz)
Wireless data
- Wi-Fi (802.11b/g) - UMTS/HSDPA (850, 1900, 2100 MHz) - EDGE (850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz) - Bluetooth 2.0 + EDR
GPS
- Assisted-GPS
Camera
- 2.0 megapixels
Battery
- Talk time: Up to 5 hours on 3G; - up to 10 hours on 2G - Standby time: Up to 300 hours - Internet use: Up to 5 hours on 3G; - up to 6 hours on Wi-Fi - Video playback: Up to 7 hours - Audio playback: Up to 24 hours
Dimensions
- 4.5 by 2.4 by 0.48 inches - (115.5 by 62.1 by 12.3 mm)
Weight
- 4.7 ounces (133 grams)
Launches July 11th in 24 countries. Here it is on the Apple Store website. New iPhone ad here.

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