The very first thing we want to know about this newfangled iPhone 3G S is exactly what we're getting for our extra Benjamin (or two, depending on the model you spring for). We don't have all the answers just yet -- Apple's being coy about processor specs on the 3G S, for example -- but here's what we do know so far.
iPhone 3G S
|Price||$99 8GB ($299 for ineligible upgraders)
||$199 16GB, $299 32GB ($399 and $499 for ineligible upgraders)
|Processor||412MHz ARM 11
||600MHz ARM 11
||OpenGL ES 1.1
||OpenGL ES 2.0|
||2.0 megapixel fixed focus
||3.0 megapixel autofocus with macro mode and auto white balance
|Video recording||None||30fps VGA with on-device editing capability|
||Dialing, music control
|Wireless technologies||3.6Mbps HSDPA, WiFi, Bluetooth 2.0 + EDR||7.2Mbps HSDPA, WiFi, Bluetooth 2.1 + EDR|
|Water- and oil-resistant finish
|Integrated magnetic compass
||Standard||Inline remote for music control
||Up to 5 hours talk time / data on 3G, 10 hours on 2G
Up to 6 hours data on WiFi
Up to 24 hours audio
Up to 7 hours video
|Up to 5 hours talk time / data on 3G, 12 hours on 2G
Up to 9 hours data on WiFi
Up to 30 hours audio
Up to 10 hours video
||115.5 x 62.1 x 12.3mm||115.5 x 62.1 x 12.3mm|
||133 grams / 4.69 oz.
||135 grams / 4.76 oz.
Update: Turns out the original 3G only supports OpenGL ES 1.1, not 2.0. Thanks, Andri S.!