Apple has announced the next-generation iPhone, the iPhone 3GS (the ’s’ stands for speed). The device looks almost the same as the current 3G model but has increased processor speeds, higher quality camera and storage capacity has been also increased to 32GB.
The new iPhone features a 3-megapixel camera, with auto focus, it is able to capture video at 640 x 480 at 30 frames per second. Supports the 7.2 Mbps HSDPA standard, and also features a 3.5-inch widescreen Multi-Touch display 480×320 pixel resolution at 163 ppi.
Apple had increased the RAM and the speed of the processor in the new iPhone 3G S which made it up to twice as fast as the previous model when browsing the web or launching applications. RAM has doubled to 256 MB while the ARM processor has been cranked up to 600Mhz from 412Mhz previously.
Apple says also that the iPhone 3GS will last nine hours using WiFi, compared to six hours before, will play video for 10 hours, up from seven hours with the iPhone 3G. You will get 30 hours of audio playback is opposed to 24, and 12 hours of talk time on 2G instead of 10 hours, but 3G talk time is the same at five hours.
the price of new iPhone 3GS is $199 for 16GB and $299 for 32GB in both black and white available June 19th in the United States, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Spain, Switzerland, and the United Kingdom. Other countries will get the iPhone 3G S in July and August.
iPhone 3GS specifications:
UMTS/HSDPA (850, 1900, 2100 MHz)
GSM/EDGE (850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz)
3.5-inch widescreen Multi-Touch display with 480×320 pixel resolution at 163 ppi
3 megapixels, Autofocus, Tap to focus, Video recording, VGA up to 30 fps with audio and Photo and video geotagging.
RAM: 256 MB
16GB or 32GB flash drive
Support for display of multiple languages and characters simultaneously
Bluetooth 2.1 + EDR
Talk time: Up to 12 hours on 2G, Up to 5 hours on 3G
Standby time: Up to 300 hours
Size: 115.5 mm x 62.1 mm x 12.3 mm
Weight: 135 grammes (4.8 ounces)