iPhone 3G S Early Review Roundup


Well, it looks like UPS did indeed deliver a few iPhone 3G S a tad early. Heh. And here's what some of the top guns in tech thought of Apple's newest handset.

Overall, most felt it was evolution rather than revolution, a solid update if not one re-forged in the unicorn tears of it's ancestors. Is the best getting better enough? TiPb will tell you our thoughts after we stand in line tomorrow and grab ours. If you're waiting as well, check out the reviews and let us know what you think:

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iPhone 3G S Early Review Roundup


That's a shame that Apple didn't get you guys an early unit to review. When I saw the engadget/gizmodo reviews I immediately came here to see if you'd have an early review up. Please include lots of photos and videos taken with the iPhone's camera, including several low-light photos. The photos I've seen from the engadget/gizmodo reviews don't look nearly as impressive as the samples shown on Apple's website.

I think I can sum up what just about every one of these reviews says that I have read.
-If you don't have an iPhone already now is the time...
-If you have original iPhone now is the time to upgrade...
-If you have iPhone 3G just get 3.0 and wait...unless you can get the cheap upgrade pricing...

Thanks for that link Anthony! Definitely some impressive (and a few not-so-impressive) photos there. I definitely think I'll be ordering a couple of iPhone 3GS's soon.

I thought this quote was really applicable "Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal; nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitude." Thomas Jefferson

If it created an app for iOS, Android, Windows Phone, and Blackberry then I would justify the costs... but it is way too expensive for just an iPhone Native App, which I can simulate via a web app interface and HTML5 integration with $zero additional cost.