Apple announces the iPhone 3G

Apple officially announced the 3G iPhone on Monday at Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference Keynote. The iphone is 3G capable which is 2.8 times faster than EDGE.

In the 2G iPhone users cannot browse the internet when they make a call but in the 3G version users can browse the internet and make a call at the same time. The 3G version would have built in GPS. It has a better battery life – 300 hours of standby, Talk-time 10 hours (as opposed to 5) on 2G networks, 5 hours of 3G talk-time (competition is 3 hour 3G talk time), 5 to 6 hours of high-speed browsing, 7 hours of video, 24 hours of audio.

The iPhone 3G will be available on July 11th in 22 countries for $199 for 8 GB and $299 for 16 GB. The 16 GB model also comes in white.

 

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