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Apple iPhone 3GS

alaTest has collected and analyzed 8915 reviews of Apple iPhone 3GS. The average rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Cell phones for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the size and design. The price and performance also get good views, whereas there are some mixed views about the sound. There are some less positive comments about the reliability and reception.

usability, performance, price, design, size

battery, camera, reception, reliability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the Apple iPhone 3GS is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 88/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Apple iPhone 3GS

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 680 user reviews of Apple iPhone 3GS from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 3.7/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other Cell phones on Amazon.co.uk. People really like the screen and portability. The price and performance also get good reviews, whereas views are divided on the reception. Many are negative about the reliability and battery.

usability, performance, price, portability, screen

battery, reliability

75% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

May, 2019

Consumer review (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Apple iPhone 3GS

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 1709 user reviews of Apple iPhone 3GS from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other Cell phones on Amazon.com. Opinions about the size and portability are on the whole positive. The performance and usability also get good comments. Many are less positive about the reliability, and there are some mixed reviews about the connectivity.

price, usability, performance, portability, size

reliability

64% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

May, 2019

Consumer review (amazon.ca)

Amazon.ca review summary for Apple iPhone 3GS

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 9 user reviews of Apple iPhone 3GS from Amazon.ca. The average user rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Cell phones on Amazon.ca. Reviewers are impressed by the performance. The price also gets good comments, but many are negative about the usability.

price, performance

usability

89% of the reviews on Amazon.ca give this product a positive rating.

May, 2019

Recommended!

Expert review by : Riyad Emeran (trustedreviews.com)

Apple iPhone 3GS

 

Is the 3GS the best iPhone yet?

The iPhone 3GS is the fastest, most feature rich model so far, and if you don't already have a iPhone 3G it's well worth the money. If you do have an iPhone 3G though, it's not quite so cut and dry. The 3GS may be faster than the 3G when it comes to...

Jul, 2009

PRODUCT OF THE YEAR AWARD!

Expert review by (whathifi.com)

Apple iPhone 3G S

 

A welcome upgrade makes the iPhone even more formidable

Faster and more powerful; new features and holes in spec plugged; larger hard disk; same sky-high AV performance; class-leading interface

It's not cheap - with or without a contract - but what's new

Expert review by : Chris Hall (pocket-lint.com)

Apple iPhone 3GS

 

The iPhone 3G S isn't really a new phone, it's an update, but probably the hottest update of the year. It looks as feels the same as the 3G: externally the device is the same design, which Apple suggests is to retain support for all the third-party...

App Store, user interface, simplicity, compass improves mapping

Price, battery life, no FM radio

There are so many things that work well here making the iPhone a pleasure to use. Text entry is fast and responsive, the new MMS features bring it up to date, email, calendars and contacts are all well handled. Browsing is good and fast, the screen is...

Jun, 2009

Expert review by (stuff.tv)

Stuff magazine

 

Apple's tweaked iPhone has arrived. Has it got enough to keep it at the top of the smartphone tree?

Evolution, not revolution – the ‘S’ fixes the iPhone's hardware flaws and the 3.0 software keeps it way ahead of its rivals

Jun, 2009

Expert review by : Gareth Beavis (techradar.com)

iPhone 3GS review

 

The definitive verdict on the new 3G S iPhone

Great touchscreen ; Faster processor ; iPhone 3.0 software ; Camera with autofocus

Poor coverage at times ; Expensive to upgrade to ; Internet tethering costs extra ; Battery life doesn't seem to have been improved

Update: read our iPhone 4s review.

Oct, 2011

Expert review by : Editorial Team (recombu.com)

Apple iPhone 3GS 16GB Review: In Depth

 

As the name implies, this is a souped-up iPhone 3G, rather than a new generation of Apple's handset. It's more powerful, has a better camera and the ability to shoot video, and supports faster HSDPA data…

Apr, 2011

Expert review by : Editorial Team (recombu.com)

Apple iPhone 3GS 8GB Review

 

As the name implies, this is a souped-up iphone iPhone 3G, rather than a new generation of Apple's handset. It's more powerful, has a better...

The iPhone 3GS is certainly a step on from the iPhone 3G. Everything is faster, the camera is significantly improved, and the video shooting is very well done. If you want an iPhone and aren’t encumbered by a long existing O2 contract, it’s the one to...

Jul, 2010

expert REVIEWS - ULTIMATE!

Expert review by (expertreviews.co.uk)

Apple iPhone 3G S 32GB Black review

 

Apple's new iPhone may look identical to the earlier 3G model, but the 'S' in the name stands for 'speed', and it certainly delivers.

The new iPhone is a superb piece of design and engineering. It's expensive, however, and we don't like Apple's closed software system.

Aug, 2009

Expert review by : Expert Reviews Staff (expertreviews.co.uk)

iPhone 3GS review

 

Undoubtedly the best iPhone yet, but there's no compelling reason to upgrade from an older model.

Jul, 2009

PC ADVISOR - GOLD

Expert review by : Jason Snell, Mark Hattersley & Melissa J Perenson (techadvisor.co.uk)

Apple iPhone 3GS review

 

You will not find a better Internet-connected smartphone than the Apple iPhone 3GS.

The iPhone 3GS addresses most of the fundamental weaknesses of the previous models, adding raw speed, voice-activated phone and music navigation, an improved autofocus camera, and video-recording features. With two major revisions in the past year, the...

Jun, 2009
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