Apple has introduced iPhone 3G S. The company says it’ll come with new features including improved speed and performance – up to twice as fast as iPhone 3G – with longer battery life, a 3 megapixel autofocus camera, easy to use video recording, and hands-free voice control. The device will be available on June 19.
The phone includes the new iPhone OS 3.0, a mobile operating system with over 100 new features such as Cut, Copy and Paste, MMS, Spotlight Search, landscape keyboard and more.
According to Apple, iPhone 3G S customers get access to more than 50,000 applications from Apple’s App Store. Also, iPhone 3G S offers twice the capacity for the same price with a 16GB model for $199 and a new 32GB model for $299. And now iPhone 3G is available for $99 for the 8GB model.
The product leverages OpenGL ES 2.0 standard for 3D graphics, making mobile gaming and other graphic intense applications better. The new iPhone 3G S also supports 7.2 Mbps HSDPA for faster networking speeds.
Among its other features, with iPhone 3G S you can send photos and video by email or MMS and post them to MobileMe or YouTube with one tap.
The voice control feature in iPhone 3G S offers hands-free operation for both iPhone and iPod functions. You can simply speak the appropriate commands into the built-in microphone or headset microphone to dial by name or number.
With voice control you can play your favorite music by artist, album, or playlist and activate the Genius feature by saying “play more songs like this.” You can also tell iPhone to pause the music, play the next track, etc.
According to Apple, iPhone 3G S will be available in the US on June 19 for a suggested retail price of $199 for the 16GB model and $299 for the 32GB model in both Apple and AT&T’s retail and online stores, Best Buy, and Wal-Mart stores.