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Topic: iPhone 3GS

Tim Cook downplays carrier concerns over high iPhone subsidy costs

07/24/2012, 08:07 pm

Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook said Tuesday he believes that if his company continues to strive to make the best smartphone in the world, carriers will remain motivated to provide the iPhone to their customers.

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31M iPhone sales projected after Apple's strong showing at AT&T

07/24/2012, 10:07 am

One Wall Street analyst has reiterated his expectation that Apple sold 30.9 million iPhones in the June quarter, a forecast bolstered by strong iPhone activation numbers from AT&T.

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AT&T sold 3.7M iPhones in Q2 2012, 5.1M smartphones total

07/24/2012, 07:07 am

Nearly three quarters of all smartphones sold at AT&T in the second quarter of the company's fiscal 2012 were Apple's iPhone, the carrier announced on Tuesday.

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iPhone 3GS gains Shared Photo Streams, VIP Mail in iOS 6 Beta 3

07/17/2012, 10:07 am

Users of the iPhone 3GS, a handset first released by Apple in 2009, may have access to the new Shared Photo Streams and VIP Mail features after all, as support has been added in the third beta release of iOS 6.

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'iPad mini' predicted to use same display tech as Apple's iPhone 3GS

07/04/2012, 04:07 pm

Apple may ensure availability of 7.85-inch displays for a new, smaller iPad by using the same display technology already found on the iPhone 3GS, according to one new prediction.

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Nokia woes expected to worsen as Lumia won't run Windows Phone 8

06/21/2012, 11:06 am

Nokia's current flagship phone, the Lumia 900, won't be upgradeable to Microsoft's new Windows Phone 8 platform, leading some to expect Nokia's troubles will grow even more.

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FaceTime over 3G with iOS 6 limited to iPhone 4S, iPad 3

06/13/2012, 12:06 pm

Another new feature coming in iOS 6 will be limited to devices running Apple's custom A5 chip or later, as FaceTime over 3G will only be capable on the iPhone 4S or third-generation iPad.

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iOS 6 Maps turn-by-turn requires iPhone 4S, iPad 2 or later

06/12/2012, 09:06 am

When Apple launches iOS 6 this fall, iPhone 4 users won't be able to use turn-by-turn directions or Flyover in the new Maps application, as that functionality is limited to the iPhone 4S, iPad 2, and third-generation iPad.

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Alleged iOS 6 beta details suggest support for iPhone 3GS

06/10/2012, 04:06 pm

New details from the Far East purport to show the full list of supported devices for Apple's iOS 6 beta, and included among those is the iPhone 3GS, first released in 2009.

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73% of iPhone buyers choose 4S, 38% switch from Android or BlackBerry

06/07/2012, 10:06 am

A new survey of American iPhone buyers has revealed that 73 percent choose the high-end iPhone 4S, while 38 percent of those buying Apple's smartphone reported switching from Android or BlackBerry.

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Apple's iPhone 3GS expected to live on for under $300 in developing markets

05/21/2012, 08:05 am

Instead of being discontinued later this year, the iPhone 3GS, first released in 2009, may stay in production for Apple to sell contract-free in developing markets, where prepaid smartphones are popular.

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Apple grows to 7.9% of all mobile phones sold worldwide

05/16/2012, 08:05 am

Though it only sells smartphones, Apple represents nearly 8 percent of all worldwide mobile phone sales, making it the third-largest handset maker.

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80% of Good Technology enterprise activations are Apple's iPhone, iPad

04/26/2012, 03:04 pm

The top six most-activated devices in the workplace tracked by Good Technology were all Apple devices, with the iPhone and iPad accounting for 79.9 percent of customer activations.

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Concerns over iPhone activation totals at AT&T & Verizon seen as overblown

04/24/2012, 10:04 am

Investors on Tuesday expressed concern that iPhone activations at AT&T had dropped 43 percent quarter over quarter, but one analysis notes that iPhone activations in the U.S. have historically dropped the quarter after a product launch.

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Apple's iPhone now the 'digital camera of choice' among consumers

03/28/2012, 11:03 am

Apple's iPhone has become the de facto choice for consumers who use a digital camera, new statistics from the photo sharing service Flickr show.

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Cheap Android phones 'crushing' Apple's iPhone in countries without subsidies

02/27/2012, 12:02 pm

A new report highlights a "rare weak spot" for Apple's iPhone: its heavy reliance on carrier subsidies to sell the iPhone to customers for much less than its true cost.

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iPhones sweep list of 2011's best-selling smartphones in U.S.

02/23/2012, 08:02 pm

Apple's current iPhone models were the three best-selling smartphones in America in 2011, with the iPhone 4 beating out the legacy iPhone 3GS and new iPhone 4S to become the biggest seller of the year.

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NPD: Apple's iPhone 4S, 4 & 3GS were top 3 US smartphones over holidays

02/06/2012, 04:02 pm

Apple's iPhone lineup dominated smartphone sales during the holiday 2011 quarter, with the iPhone 4S, iPhone 4 and iPhone 3GS taking the top three spots, respectively, in total U.S. sales.

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Apple pulls all 3G iOS devices but iPhone 4S from German online store

02/03/2012, 08:02 am

Apple has removed all 3G/UMTS-capable iPad and iPhone models from its German online store in response to an injunction based on a wireless standard FRAND patent owned by Motorola Mobility.

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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.

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