What are the specs for the new 3G iPhone?

What are the specs for the new 3G iPhone?

Apple announced the new iPhone 3G at the 2008 WWDC (world wide developers conference). Here are the specifications for the new 3G iPhone and a list of added features:


Screen size 3.5 inches (diagonal)
Screen resolution 480x320 pixels (163 ppi)
Size 4.5 x 2.4 x 0.48 inches
(115.5 x 62.1 x 12.3 mm)
Weight 4.7 ounces (133 grams)
Input method multi-touch
Storage 8GB and 16GB
Cellular/Band support UMTS/HSDPA (850, 1900, 2100 MHz)
GSM/EDGE (850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz)
Wireless support Wi-Fi (802.11b/g)
UMTS/HSDPA (850, 1900, 2100 MHz)
EDGE (850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz)
Bluetooth 2.0 + EDR
GPS built-in A-GPS (assisted GPS)
Camera 2.0 megapixels
Battery talk time: Up to 5 hours on 3G;
up to 10 hours on 2G
Standby time: Up to 300 hours
Internet use: Up to 5 hours on 3G;
up to 6 hours on Wi-Fi
Video playback: Up to 7 hours
Audio playback: Up to 24 hours


  • 3G support, do everything faster (~2.8 times faster)
  • real GPS
  • improved audio
  • roughly the same size as the first iPhone
  • shiny plastic rear cover, available in black and white (white in 16GB only)
  • flush headphone jack

If you're thinking about buying the new iPhone 3G, you can check our other FAQs for pricing information on the 3G iPhone.