It is 18% thinner and 20% lighter than iPhone 4S and comes packed with new features and improvements such as a taller 4-inch display, faster A6 chip, support for faster 4G LTE networks, improved battery life, FaceTime HD camera and more. You can check out our in-depth look at iPhone 5′s specs and new features here.
The fact that iOS 6 that will be released later this month will also support iPhone 3GS, seemed to indicate that Apple will not discontinue it, but the low stock sparked speculation that Apple is preparing to finally discontinue the third generation iPhone.
Indian carrier Aircel has started selling the three year old iPhone 3GS for approximately $180 (₹9,999) along with an advance rental of $55 (₹3,000). Previously, the device was being sold at a price of approximately $360 (₹19,990).
Yesterday, we noted (thanks to tip from our reader Mark) that the VIP Lists and VIP mailbox feature, which was only available on iPhone 4 or later, was also available on iPhone 3GS and iPod Touch 4G with iOS 6 beta 3 update.
Redsn0w 0.9.14b2 Brings Improved iPad Baseband (06:15:00) Downgrade; Adds Ability to Put iOS Device in DFU Mode
If you trouble downgrading your iPhone 3GS’ baseband from 06:15:00 using Redsn0w 0.9.14b1 released by iPhone Dev team few days back then we’ve an update for you.
Dev Team Releases Redsn0w 0.9.14b1; Allows iPhone 3GS Users to Downgrade From 06:15:00 Baseband [Updated]
Back in 2010, iPhone Dev team had released a solution that allowed users to unlock their iPhone 3GS by upgrading the baseband to 06.15.00. Unfortunately, the solution caused GPS issues and it was also not possible to downgrade the baseband.