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Apple iPhone 3GS

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Posted: 08 Jun 2009
Market Status: Released

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Design
Device typeSmart phone  
OSiOS (6.1, 6, 5.1, 5, 4.x, 3.x)  
Dimensions4.50 x 2.40 x 0.48 inches (115.5 x 62.1 x 12.3 mm)  
Weight4.76 oz (135 g)
the average is 5.3 oz (152 g)
  
ColorsBlack, White  
Display
Physical size3.5 inches  
Resolution320 x 480 pixels  
Pixel density

Pixel density - The pixel density of a display represents the number of pixels over an area of one inch. It’s measured in “pixels per inch”, or ppi. The higher the number, the more detailed and good-looking the display is.

165 ppi  
Technology

Technology - There are two main screen technologies currently used in phones and tablets: LCD and AMOLED. The former usually features a light source and liquid crystals, while the latter is based on organic light-emitting diodes. Newer LCD variations like IPS-LCD and Super-LCD allow for very accurate color reproduction and very wide viewing angles, where no significant image quality loss is observed. Current AMOLED screens differ in such a way that they can exhibit much more saturated colors (sometimes too much) and incredibly high contrast levels, which is due to black color being completely black in AMOLED displays.

LCD  
Screen-to-body ratio52.35 %  
FeaturesLight sensor, Proximity sensor  
Camera
Camera3 megapixels  
FeaturesAutofocus, Touch to focus, Geo tagging  
Camcorder640x480 (VGA) (30 fps)  
Hardware
Processor

Processor - The processor is the main computing component of a phone and is a major factor when it comes to the overall speed of the device. Some more powerful smartphones use dual-core and quad-core processors designed to deliver greater performance.

Single core, 600 MHz  
Graphics processorPowerVR SGX 535 GPU  
System memory

System memory - System memory, or RAM memory is the type of memory that the device uses to temporarily store data from the OS or currently-running apps. The more RAM available to the device, the better the performance will be when multiple or heavier programs are running.

256 MB RAM  
Built-in storage32 GB  
Battery
Talk time12.00 hours
the average is 14 h (870 min)
  
Stand-by time12.5 days (300 hours)
the average is 17 days (414 h)
  
Music playback30.00 hours  
Video playback10.00 hours  
Capacity1219 mAh  
Not user replaceableYes  
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Multimedia
SpeakersEarpiece, Loudspeaker  
Internet browsing
BrowserSafari  
Built-in online services supportYouTube (upload)  
Technology
GSM850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz  
UMTS850, 1900, 2100 MHz  
DataHSDPA 7.2 Mbit/s, UMTS, EDGE  
Positioning

Positioning - This field shows the positioning systems supported by the device. There are three main types: GPS, A-GPS and GLONASS. GPS - This is one of the most widespread global positioning technologies, developed and maintained by the U.S. government. It uses satellites in order to detect your location. Works best in clear weather. A-GPS - A-GPS stands for Assisted GPS and is the industry standard for positioning and navigation. “Assisted” means that it can use local wireless networks, in addition to satellites, for quicker and more precise localization. GLONASS - GLONASS is a global positioning system, developed by the Russian Federation. It’s very similar to GPS, but isn’t so popular in cell phones.

GPS  
NavigationYes  
Connectivity
Bluetooth2.1, EDR  
Wi-Fi802.11 b, g  
USBUSB 2.0  
ConnectorProprietary  
OtherComputer sync, OTA sync  
Other features
NotificationsMusic ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Phone profiles, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone  
SensorsAccelerometer, Compass  
OtherVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording  
Availability
Officially announced08 Jun 2009  
Regulatory Approval
FCC approval

FCC approval - The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is an independent United States government agency, directly responsible to Congress. The FCC was established by the Communications Act of 1934 and is charged with regulating interstate and international communications by radio, television, wire, satellite and cable. The FCC's jurisdiction covers the 50 states, the District of Columbia, and U.S. possessions. Every wireless phone device that that is sold in the U.S. has to be tested and approved for sale by the FCC.

   
Date approved

Date approved - Shows the date when the particular phone is approved by the Federal Communications Commission

08 Jun 2009  
FCC ID value: BCGA1303A link  
FCC measured SAR

FCC measured SAR - The exposure standard for mobile devices employs a unit of measurement known as the Specific Absorption Rate, or SAR. The SAR limit stated in the international guidelines is 2.0 W/ kg*. Tests for SAR are conducted using standard operating positions with the device transmitting at its highest certified power level in all tested frequency bands. Although the SAR is determined at the highest certified power level, the actual SAR of the device while operating can be well below the maximum value.

   
Head1.19 W/kg  
Measured in1900 MHz  
Body0.33 W/kg  
Measured in1900 MHz  

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