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Topic: iPhone 3GS

iPhone 4S accounts for 90% of US iPhone sales, 42% of customers break contract to buy

01/26/2012, 04:01 pm

Despite the customary price drop of Apple's last generation iPhone 4 and the free-on-contract iPhone 3GS, the company's newest handset dominated sales and has seen strong numbers not only from early adopters, but "conventional" smartphone users as well.


Massive holiday quarter pushes iPhone sales past Android in US

01/25/2012, 12:01 pm

Apple's share of smartphones sold in the U.S. doubled in the fourth quarter of 2011, pushing iPhone sales just past the myriad of devices that run Google's Android platform.


Motorola wins major injunction against Apple's iPhone, iPad in Germany

12/09/2011, 08:12 am

Motorola Mobility on Friday won a major patent infringement decision against Apple in Germany, a ruling that includes an injunction against the iPhone and 3G-capable iPads.


Rumor: Production of two-year-old iPhone 3GS to reach 2M in Dec. quarter

12/09/2011, 12:12 am

Asian supply chain sources claim OEM production of the iPhone 3GS remains steady with expected volume of two million units in the current quarter and 1.4-1.6 million units in the first quarter of calendar 2012.


Holiday iPhone, Mac sales ahead of expectations, iPad 'a little light'

12/07/2011, 08:12 am

Indications from Apple's supply chain suggest that iPhone and Mac sales are picking up strength ahead of Christmas, while the iPad remains on pace for a record setting quarter, albeit with softer sales than expected.


Apple executives say iPhone 3GS, Kindle Fire will expand interest in iOS devices

12/02/2011, 08:12 pm

JP Morgan analysts who met with top Apple executives note that the company's leadership views both its own iPhone 3GS and Amazon's Kindle Fire as devices that will attract customers to iOS as they "gravitate to more feature-rich experiences."


iPhone battery woes persist with Apple's first iOS 5.1 beta

12/02/2011, 08:12 am

Released earlier this week, Apple's first beta of iOS 5.1 issued to developers reportedly does not address battery problems experienced by some users, as solutions to the complex problem continue to elude.


JP Morgan ups holiday quarter iPhone estimates to 28 million

12/01/2011, 01:12 am

J.P. Morgan bumped up its projections for shipments of Apple's iPhone in the December quarter to 28 million units, revising its revenue estimates for the company accordingly to $38.69 billion.


'Key component' said to be limiting Apple's iPhone 4S supply

11/29/2011, 12:11 pm

Supply constraints remain Apple's only issue in meeting strong demand for the new iPhone 4S, with one new report claiming those constraints are being caused by limited availability of one crucial component.


iPhone 4S quickly jumps to second-most popular camera phone on Flickr

11/22/2011, 01:11 am

Little more than a month after arriving on the market, Apple's latest handset has already become the second-most popular camera phone on photo sharing website Flickr, behind only its predecessor, the iPhone 4.


AT&T bumps iPhone 3GS price to 99 cents

11/18/2011, 08:11 pm

After making the iPhone 3GS free with contract last month, AT&T has now raised the price of Apple's two-year-old smartphone to $0.99.


Apple's iPhone 4, iPhone 3GS were two best-selling US smartphones in Q3 2011

11/14/2011, 11:11 am

Demonstrating the success Apple has had in continuing to sell previous-generation iPhone models at a discounted price, the iPhone 3GS was the second-best-selling smartphone in the U.S. last quarter, bested only by Apple's iPhone 4.


Apple looking into remaining battery life issues after iOS 5.0.1 update

11/11/2011, 02:11 pm

Following this week's iOS 5.0.1 update for the iPhone, some users still continue to experience battery issues, and Apple has said it is investigating the matter.


Apple releases iOS 5.0.1 with fix for iPhone battery life bugs

11/10/2011, 01:11 pm

Apple on Thursday issued iOS 5.0.1, an incremental update for the iPhone, iPad and iPod touch that addresses a well-publicized bug that resulted in shorter battery life.


Apple testing second beta of iOS battery fix for iPhone users

11/04/2011, 02:11 pm

Apple is apparently working quickly to publicly release iOS 5.0.1, as evidenced by the company's second beta in two days released on Friday.


With 4% market share, Apple's iPhone rakes in 52% of mobile profits

11/04/2011, 10:11 am

Apple is estimated to have taken in 52 percent of the handset industry's operating profits last quarter, despite only having a 4.2 percent global handset market share.


iPhone used to record parts of Marvel's 'The Avengers' feature film

10/21/2011, 09:10 pm

It was revealed on Thursday that the cinematographer filming 'The Avengers' used an iPhone to shoot footage for the upcoming high-budget film.


AT&T sees iPhone 3GS sellouts, expects legacy model to expand smartphone base

10/20/2011, 07:10 pm

AT&T revealed on Thursday that the newly free-on-contract iPhone 3GS is seeing inventory sellouts across the U.S., and expects the device to broaden the company's smartphone base.


Apple takes 56% of AT&T smartphone activations as iPhone 4S hits 1M

10/20/2011, 09:10 am

AT&T announced on Thursday that it activated 2.7 million iPhones last quarter, while it activated more than 1 million of the iPhone 4S alone since it launched last Friday.


18.8M iPhone 3GS users expected to upgrade to Apple's iPhone 4S

10/11/2011, 04:10 pm

A new analysis projects that 18.8 million iPhone 3GS users will upgrade to the iPhone 4S in the next year, accounting for 18 percent of Apple's sales.