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Apple iPhone 3GS

Apple iPhone 3GS

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84 Engadget Score
There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws.
84

There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws.

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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

The mix of new features and an ever-growing App Store will be potent to new buyers -- but pricing schemes amounting to hundreds more for current owners might give existing iPhone owners reason for pause. Ultimately, it's a great time to jump ship, but we've come to expect a bit more from Apple.

Reviews

82
 
Average Critic Score
Critic Reviews 18

85
 
Average User Score
User Reviews 240
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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)
Att, Other
Type
Operating system
Screen size
Internal memory
Camera
Talk time
Carriers (US)
Smartphone
IOS
3.522
81
Yes
2g, 3g
Att, Other

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84 Engadget Score
There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws.
84

There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws.

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

84
 

User Reviews

80
xavier0220
There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws. - Engadget
80
dontstealmybeats
There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws. - Engadget
60
longnh
Nothing special.
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