We use cookies to provide you with a better experience. If you continue to use this site, we'll assume you're happy with this. Alternatively, click here to find out how to manage these cookies

hide cookie message
80,259 News Articles

In pictures: the Apple iPhone 3G S

New features of Apple's next-gen smartphone

At first glance, the Apple iPhone 3G S may not appear to be much different to its predecessor the Apple iPhone 3G and the original Apple iPhone, but Apple's newly unveiled smartphone offers a slew of new features plus speed. Here's a gallery of the new arrivals.

Apple iPhone 3G S: Better Graphics, Better Battery Life

Apple iPhone 3G S

Apple's next-gen iPhone shifts to the OpenGL ES 2.0 3D graphics standard, which means games and other graphic-heavy apps should look significantly better than they did on the 3G model.

The iPhone 3G S also claims longer battery life, meaning resource-heavy apps shouldn't drain your phone's juice quite as quickly.

Apple iPhone 3G S: Cut, Copy, and Paste

Apple iPhone 3G S

Perhaps one of the most sought-after features in the iPhone, Apple's 3G S model finally delivers cut, copy, and paste functionality throughout the iPhone operating system.

One of more than a hundred new features introduced in the Apple iPhone 3.0 OS update, cut, copy, and paste will let you select a block of text, HTML, or photos, then paste it into other Apple-created applications.

Next: Landscape Keyboard >>

  1. New features of Apple's next-gen smartphone
  2. Apple iPhone 3G S: The Need For Speed & MMS
  3. Apple iPhone 3G S: Better Graphics, Better Battery Life; Cut, Copy, and Paste
  4. Apple iPhone 3G S: Landscape Keyboard; Spotlight Search
  5. Apple iPhone 3G S: Hands-Free Voice Control; Digital Compass
  6. Apple iPhone 3G S: Find My iPhone; Movie Purchasing and Renting
  7. Apple iPhone 3G S: Push Notifications and Tethering


IDG UK Sites

Best Christmas 2014 UK tech deals, Boxing Day 2014 UK tech deals & January sales 2015 UK tech...

IDG UK Sites

Apple's 2014 highlights: the most significant Apple news of 2014

IDG UK Sites

2015 creative trends: 20 leading designers & artists reveal the biggest influences & changes coming)......

IDG UK Sites

Ultimate iOS 8 Tips: 35 awesome and advanced tips for using iOS 8 on iPhone and iPad