And so it begins…
- iPhone 3G "is much, much faster at fetching data over cellphone networks" than the original version.
- Overall, the new phone "mostly keeps its promises."
- Surfing the net was typically between three and five times as fast on AT&T’s 3G network. In Washington and New York, 3G speeds ranged between 200 and 500 kilobits per second compared to 70 and 150 kbps on EDGE.
- With 3G enabled, the iPhone 3G’s battery drained much more quickly in a typical day of use than the battery on the original iPhone.