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Apple's iPhone 3G is now official

0. phoneArena 09 Jun 2008, 13:34 posted on

iPhone 3G will be available July 11th in 22 countries, starting at $199. It adds 3G support, integrated GPS and a flush headphone jack...

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posted on 12 Jun 2008, 10:22

64. (unregistered)

Why don't you add up the price of a Verizon smarthpone and data plan for 2 years. The iphone is way better deal. I got ripped off by Verizon.

posted on 10 Jun 2008, 09:48

52. Ur Mamma (unregistered)

No matter what everyone is going to have their carrier preferences as well as their individual preferences because we are all individuals. The Iphone is a great invention and I am happy it now has 3G. I won't purchase it because I am perfectly happy with the Blackberry Curve on AT&T's network. When Blackberry gets 3G soon I will get it. There is plenty of 3G coverage all over the United States, go to AT&T.com do some research and you will see so. No it's not in every small town but it will be eventually. Verizon is a great network but the facts remain that even purchasing AllTel for 28 billion their netowrks combined are only about 8-9 million more than AT&T's subscribers. Not a lot from the 2nd largest and 5th largest netowrks combining. When this Iphone drops though there will be plenty of people jumping ship to bridge that gap for AT&T.

posted on 10 Jun 2008, 11:10

53. (unregistered)

As a current iPhone user I'd have to say I'm pretty dissapointed. Yea they added some nice new features, but STILL no MMS and video recording?!?!?!? I was looking forward to the launch so I didnt' have to use AT&T's viewmymessage.com which is HORRIBLE. It only saves MMS on the site for 7 days and there's no way to copy the pictures. I really dont' get why it's so difficult to have something that EVERY other new phone has. It's pretty dissapointing and looking like I'm heading to Verizon since they have their 3G in my area and AT&T doesn't. Steve Jobbs said he learned alot from the first iPhone but obviously not enough.

posted on 10 Jun 2008, 13:24

56. Ur Mamma (unregistered)

Let me make this clear to everyone.....VERIZON DOES NOT HAVE 3G.......the only carriers that have it are AT&T and T-Mobile (small fish in big pond)

posted on 10 Jun 2008, 16:01

57. Murdock (Posts: 2; Member since: 09 Jun 2008)

Incorrect, Verizon utilizes EV-DO Revision A for 3G.

posted on 10 Jun 2008, 16:54

58. (unregistered)

still not the same man. Good try though

posted on 10 Jun 2008, 18:43

60. Murdock (Posts: 2; Member since: 09 Jun 2008)

While it is true that UMTS and HSPA are incompatible with EV-DO, it is an inaccurate statement to say that Verizon does not have 3G.

posted on 11 Jun 2008, 01:25

61. DOUGQJD (unregistered)

EV-DO stand for 3g data that's it is a type of 3g but very simple, using EV-DO you can't do simultaneus voice and data, with 3GSM that is a standart, is like cable internet and DSL, cable use more resourses

posted on 11 Jun 2008, 14:49

62. (unregistered)

Verizon DOES have 3G. All 3G stands for is 3rd Generation. Even Alltel has 3G. 1st Gen would be Analog, 2nd Gen Digital, and 3G basically stands for any network that operates faster then digital (ie; EV-DO speeds, UMTS etc.) for data and other enhanced services. UMTS is a TYPE of 3G which AT&T uses, but WCDMA is also a type of 3G, the CDMA of course standing for the network type (Code-Division Multiple Access) Verizon and Alltel use. Class is now over lol.

posted on 13 Jun 2008, 09:59

69. cc (unregistered)

This iPhone can use for chat? Chat aplication i mean.. like Yahoo or msn ?

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