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As predicted, Apple also kept the iPhone 3GS around to be a low end "free with contract" device on AT&T.

That means Apple is presently selling 3 generations of devices: iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4, and iPhone 4S. Having a free option will help Apple compete with many of the cheaper Android phones. The 3GS is the oldest iPhone to support iOS 5.

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Ahheck01 Avatar
165 months ago
My 3GS kinda struggled with iOS 4 ... I think it's going to perform like a free phone on iOS 5.

My 3Gs is running faster on IOS5 beta 7 than it did on 4.3.5. No joke. Noticeably.
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applefan289 Avatar
165 months ago
I'd rather have a 3GS than a new Android phone.

When you're used to Apple, everything else feels low.
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r.j.s Avatar
165 months ago
My 3GS kinda struggled with iOS 4 ... I think it's going to perform like a free phone on iOS 5.
Score: 3 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Adidas Addict Avatar
165 months ago
Really? We'll pay $200 for the 16gb iPhone 4s here in the USA for a 24 month contract.
They have better competition over there.
Yeah the iPhone 4 has been available for free pretty much since launch over here, I would guess the same will happen with the 16GB 4S. Price fixing seems to be rife in the USA, maybe it will get better now you have more networks to choose from. In the UK iPhones are on Orange, Three, Vodafone, O2, T-Mobile & Tesco-Mobile. Even if the networks don't offer it free, the independents will (Carphone Warehouse, Phones4U etc etc along with the 100's of online contract sites).
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r.j.s Avatar
165 months ago
My 3Gs is running faster on IOS5 beta 7 than it did on 4.3.5. No joke. Noticeably.

Well, that's good to know. :)
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imac9556 Avatar
165 months ago
I too am amazed with the 3Gs and Apple's software engineers who know how to optimize iOS 5. My 3Gs feels faster with 5.0 GM than it did with iOS4...and this is a phone that is about 2.5 to 3 years old. Great work apple!
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