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All about the iPhone 3G: the first Apple smartphone


Presentation of the iPhone 3G (2008 – 2010)

Successor to the iPhone EDGE, the iPhone 3G was undoubtedly the most anticipated smartphone of 2008. This iPhone was very innovative for its time, since it allowed connection to 3G. Internet access becomes much easier and above all much faster! Although Apple had barely a year of experience in the mobile phone sector when it presented the iPhone 3G on June 28, 2008, it was with the latter that Apple propelled itself to the top. The iPhone 3G has the same functionality as its predecessor, the iPhone EDGE, but has been significantly improved. The arrival of the App Store will mark a decisive turning point in the history of mobile telephony.

Presentation of the iPhone 3G (2008 – 2010)

The characteristics of the iPhone


The screen of the iPhone 3G is 3.5 inch TFT multi-touch and has a resolution of 480×320 pixels. It has 16 million colors and is coated with an oleophobic layer to limit fingerprints.


The second smartphone from the American firm has a rear camera, 2MP without flash.


Just like the iPhone EDGE, the iPhone 3G is equipped with a Samsung ARM-1176JZ (F)-S processor and the PowerVR MBX Lite graphics processor.


The iPhone is equipped with GSM, EDGE and 3G connectivity, Bluetooth and Wi-Fi. It is also equipped with a 3.5 mm jack and a 30-pin dock connector.


The iPhone 3G has GPS, an accelerometer, and a proximity and light sensor.



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