Images of the iPhone 3GS video recording interface, the Voice Control screen, and the built-in digital compass.

Introducing iPhone 3GS

Meet the fastest, most powerful iPhone yet. iPhone 3GS features video recording, Voice Control, up to 32GB of storage, and more.

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The Fastest iPhone Ever

The first thing you’ll notice about iPhone 3GS is how quickly you can launch applications. Web pages render in a fraction of the time, and you can view email attachments faster. Improved performance and updated 3D graphics deliver an incredible gaming experience, too. In fact, everything you do on iPhone 3GS is up to 2x faster and more responsive than iPhone 3G.


Images of the iPhone 3GS camera's tap to focus feature and the video camera interface.

Now you can shoot video, edit it, and share it — all on your iPhone 3GS. Shoot high-quality VGA video in portrait or landscape. Trim your footage by adjusting start and end points. Then share your video in an email, post it to your MobileMe gallery, publish it on YouTube, or sync it back to your Mac or PC using iTunes.
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3-Megapixel Camera

The new 3-megapixel camera takes great still photos, too, thanks to built-in autofocus and a handy new feature that lets you tap the display to focus on anything (or anyone) you want.
Learn more about the camera

The Voice Control screen and a call screen.

Voice Control

Voice Control recognizes the names in your Contacts and knows the music on your iPod. So if you want to place a call or play a song, all you have to do is ask.
Learn more about Voice Control

A map on iPhone 3GS rotated to show the correct direction and the Compass application.


With a built-in digital compass, iPhone 3GS can point the way. Use the new Compass app, or watch as it automatically reorients maps to match the direction you’re facing.1
Learn more about Maps + Compass

The iPhone 3GS keyboard and the Cut, Copy, and Paste interface.

Cut, Copy & Paste

Cut, copy, and paste words and photos, even between applications. Copy and paste images and content from the web, too.
Learn more about Cut, Copy & Paste

Landscape Keyboard

Want more room to type on the intelligent software keyboard? Rotate iPhone to landscape to use a larger keyboard in Mail, Messages, Notes, and Safari.
Learn more about the keyboard

Images showing the accessibility settings screen, the White on Black feature, and the Zoom settings screen.


iPhone 3GS offers accessibility features to assist users who are visually or hearing impaired. These features include the VoiceOver screen reader, a Zoom feature, White on Black display options, Mono Audio, and more.
Learn more about accessibility

A laptop connected to an iPhone 3GS with Internet tethering active.

Internet Tethering

Surf the web from practically anywhere. Now you can share the 3G connection on your iPhone with your Mac notebook or PC laptop. Tethering is not currently offered in the U.S. and some other countries. See your carrier for availability.

Learn more about Internet tethering

The Voice Memos application.

Voice Memos

Capture and share a thought, a memo, a meeting, or any audio recording on the go with the new Voice Memos application.
Learn more about Voice Memos

The Nike Plus iPod interface.

Nike + iPod

iPhone includes built-in Nike + iPod support. Just slip the Nike + iPod Sensor (available separately) into your Nike+ shoe and start your workout.

The Stocks application in landscape with a chart tracking stock peformance.


Stocks on iPhone shows you charts, financial details, and headline news for any stock you choose. Rotate iPhone to see even more detailed information.

The YouTube application playing a video of a surfing dog.


Watch YouTube videos wherever you are. Log in to your YouTube account to save and sync bookmarks and rate your favorites.

iPhone showing Important Message
Safari showing the mobileme site, find my iphone section

Find My iPhone
and Remote Wipe

If you misplace your iPhone, Apple’s MobileMe service can help you find it. Log on to me.com to view a map that shows the approximate location of your iPhone. If it’s nearby, have it play an alert sound to help you find it, or display a message on the home screen to help someone return it to you. If displaying a message hasn’t resulted in its safe return, you can initiate a remote wipe and restore your iPhone to factory settings. Learn more at the MobileMe site

Everything you love about iPhone.

Phone, iPod, and Internet device in one, iPhone 3GS offers desktop-class email, an amazing Maps application, and Safari — the world’s most advanced mobile web browser. And your iPhone does even more when you add apps from the App Store.

Images of the iPhone 3GS Home screen, call screen, iPod now playing screen featuring The Killers, Safai featuring the New York Times, and the Facebook application.
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iPhone 3GS

iPhone 3GS

The fastest, most powerful iPhone yet.

$199 1 2 16GB $299 1 2 32GB
  • Improved performance
  • 3-megapixel autofocus camera
  • Video recording
  • Voice Control
  • Digital compass
  • Cut, Copy & Paste
  • MMS23
  • Spotlight Search
  • Landscape keyboard
  • Voice Memos
  • Learn more about iPhone 3GS
iPhone 3G

iPhone 3G

New features. New price.

$99 1 2 8GB
  1. Compass reliability may be affected by usage conditions such as nearby magnetic fields.
  2. Qualified customers only. Requires new two-year AT&T rate plan, sold separately.
  3. MMS support from AT&T; coming in late summer.

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