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Topic: iPhone 3GS

As iPhone 4S sets records, Apple's legacy models show strong sales too

10/10/2011, 10:10 am

With the soon-to-be-launched iPhone 4S gaining the most attention, Apple's previous-generation iPhone 4 and iPhone 3GS handsets are quietly racking up big sales after recent price drops.

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iPhone 4 drops to $99 while Apple makes iPhone 3GS free with contract

10/04/2011, 02:10 pm

As was rumored, Apple has opted to keep the iPhone 3GS alive as a free phone with a new service contract, while the 2010 iPhone 4 is now $99 with a carrier subsidy.

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Apple seen selling iPhone 3GS free with subsidy, $399 without contract

10/03/2011, 11:10 am

Though the iPhone 3GS was first released in 2009, one analyst has said Apple will continue to sell its third-generation handset after the "iPhone 5" is announced, offering it for free with a service contract or for $399 unsubsidized.

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iPhone 4 remains top-selling US smartphone despite growing iPhone 5 hype

09/06/2011, 11:09 am

Even as rumors of Apple's fifth-generation iPhone persist ahead of an anticipated launch, sales of the iPhone 4, first released in 2010, reportedly continue to top the competition at both AT&T and Verizon.

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Apple's 2-year-old iPhone 3GS still America's No 2. smartphone

08/22/2011, 03:08 pm

Apple isn't just holding onto the top spot among US smartphones with last year's iPhone 4. It's also occupying the second most popular slot with its budget priced iPhone 3GS, which is only available in the country on one carrier.

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Apple to build 26M fifth-gen iPhones in second half of 2011

08/15/2011, 07:08 am

Apple is reportedly prepared to build a massive 56 million iPhones in the second half of 2011, with more than half of those being the new fifth-generation model.

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Leak suggests Radio Shack to slash iPhone 4 prices by $30 [u]

07/30/2011, 10:07 pm

According to a new leak, Radio Shack is planning to drop the price of the 16GB and 32GB AT&T iPhone 4 on Sunday to $169.99 and $269.99 respectively, while the price of the 8GB iPhone 3GS is expected to fall to $19.99.

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Apple releases iOS 4.3.5 to address certificate violation issue

07/25/2011, 01:07 pm

Apple on Monday released iOS 4.3.5 for the iPhone, iPad and iPod touch, addressing a security vulnerability related to certificate violation.

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AT&T activated 1.3M more iPhones than rival Verizon in Q2 2011

07/22/2011, 08:07 am

Bolstered by remaining exclusivity with the $49 entry-level iPhone 3GS, AT&T activated 1.3 million more iPhones than Verizon in the second quarter of calendar 2011.

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Massive Android activations not viewed as concern for Apple

07/15/2011, 08:07 am

Though activations of new Android devices are now significantly outpacing iOS, it is viewed as representative of a larger trend of surging growth in the smartphone market, which will also benefit Apple.

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Apple will offer free iPhone 3GS with 2-year mobile contract - report

06/29/2011, 08:06 am

Apple is prepared to offer the iPhone 3GS, first released in 2009, as a free subsidized phone with a two-year service contract, according to a new report.

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Apple's iPhone ranks in middle of pack for radiation

06/03/2011, 02:06 am

As concerns grow over the potential negative health effects of cell phone radiation, Apple's iPhones have been noted as producing average amounts of radiation, while several Motorola handsets are rated as emitting the most.

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Rumor: iOS 5 won't run on Apple's iPhone 3GS

05/24/2011, 03:05 pm

A new rumor claims that Apple's next-generation mobile operating system, iOS 5, won't run on the iPhone 3GS first released in 2009 and still sold as the entry-level iPhone.

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Previous-gen Apple iPad, iPhone 3GS often outsell new Android devices

05/09/2011, 09:05 am

Older Apple iOS products sold at a discounted price, like the iPhone 3GS and first-generation iPad, are often more popular than newer devices running the Google Android operating system, a new report claims.

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AT&T increases early upgrade prices for Apple's iPhones by $50

04/04/2011, 11:04 am

For AT&T customers looking to upgrade or replace their iPhone before their two-year contract is up, the price of Apple's smartphone has increased by $50 for all models.

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Apple releases iOS 4.3 with faster JavaScript, support for AirPlay in apps

03/09/2011, 01:03 pm

Apple on Wednesday released iOS 4.3 for the iPhone, iPad and iPod touch, bringing new features like Personal Hotspot, AirPlay support for third-party apps, and JavaScript Web browsing speeds twice as fast.

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Apple follows AT&T, drops official US iPhone 3GS price to $49

01/10/2011, 07:01 am

Apple has quietly dropped the price of its entry-level 8GB iPhone 3GS to $49 with a new two-year contract with AT&T, matching the new low price that last week was offered exclusively by the carrier.

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AT&T announces it will sell Apple's iPhone 3GS at new $49 price

01/06/2011, 10:01 am

AT&T has revealed that starting Friday, Jan. 7, it will begin selling the iPhone 3GS at a new standard price of $49 with the usual two-year service contract.

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Radio Shack renews $50 popular iPhone promotion through Friday [u]

12/29/2010, 03:12 pm

After an initial sale resulted in iPhone sellouts at Radio Shack stores across the U.S., the retailer has brought back the sale for three days, offering $50 off the regular prices of iPhone models, with the iPhone 3GS starting at just $48.99 with contract.

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No contract iPhone in China; Mac App Store search in 10.6.6, iCal alerts on me.com

12/24/2010, 09:12 am

China Unicom today will begin offering customers the option of a contract-free iPhone 3GS. Meanwhile, Mac OS X 10.6.6 will be capable of searching the Mac App Store for apps to open unsupported file types. And Apple has launched iCal alerts on Me.com.

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