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Apple iPhone 3G

Apple iPhone 3G

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87 Engadget Score
An all-around great product that's among the best in its category. You'll almost certainly be happy.
87

An all-around great product that's among the best in its category. You'll almost certainly be happy.

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The Engadget Score is a unique ranking of products based on extensive independent research and analysis by our expert editorial and research teams. The Global Score is arrived at only after curating hundreds, sometimes thousands of weighted data points (such as critic and user reviews).

Engadget Summary

You're going to have a hard time finding a better device for two hundred bucks -- or maybe even for any price. But that doesn't mean you ought to toss your original iPhone, either.

Reviews

82
 
Average Critic Score
Critic Reviews 9

82
 
Average User Score
User Reviews 150
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Specs

Key Specs

Type
Smartphone
Operating system
IOS
Screen size
3.522
Internal memory
81
Camera
Yes
Talk time
2g, 3g
Carriers (US)
AT&T
Type
Operating system
Screen size
Internal memory
Camera
Talk time
Carriers (US)
Smartphone
IOS
3.522
81
Yes
2g, 3g
AT&T

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87 Engadget Score
An all-around great product that's among the best in its category. You'll almost certainly be happy.
87

An all-around great product that's among the best in its category. You'll almost certainly be happy.

How we score

The Engadget Score is a unique ranking of products based on extensive independent research and analysis by our expert editorial and research teams. The Global Score is arrived at only after curating hundreds, sometimes thousands of weighted data points (such as critic and user reviews).

Scores

Engadget

87
 

User Reviews

90
MadKazuya
The best in its category. We highly recommend it. - Engadget
80
TheloniousMunnk
There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws. - Engadget
60
tgarlanger
A forgettable product. It isn't bad, exactly, but also doesn't do anything particularly well. - Engadget
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