Apple iPhone 3GS

The iPhone 3GS looks just like the iPhone 3G. You can choose between black and white models.
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A familiar look

The display, interface, and exterior controls are also unchanged.
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In profile

The iPhone 3GS' sleek profile is unmistakable.
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More memory

The iPhone 3GS is the first iPhone to offer a 32GB version. You can get it in a 16GB size, as well.
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A new keyboard

We welcome the landscape keyboard for messaging, even if we needed just a dose of acclimation.
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Show it off

The iPhone 3GS remains attractive, though in its third year it's less likely to win looks on the street.
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On the go

The iPhone 3GS travels well and its display has a new protective coating to restrict fingerprints and smudges.
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Video recording and editing

The iPhone 3GS' video-editing tool is functional, intuitive, and fun.
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With the Voice Control feature you can make calls and control the iPod player.
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Find your way

The Compass feature points to north and shows you latitude and longitude.
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The iPhone 3GS adds new accessibility features, including the option to change the display's contrast.
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Multimedia messaging

In beta testing, the multimedia messaging application was easy to use. We look forward to AT&T activating the feature later this summer.
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Cut, copy, and paste

The cut, copy, and paste feature is long overdue. The interface is simple and easy to use and it works across all applications including notes, e-mails, messages, and text on Web pages.
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Spotlight

After inputting a search term with the onscreen keyboard, Spotlight will search your contact list, messaging and e-mail folders, apps, iTunes library, and calendar.
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Movie rentals

You can rent movies right in the iTunes store.
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