iPhone 3GS on 11 Month Plan of $29/Month

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iPhone 3GS on 11 month plan of 29$/month

thats it :)

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  • +7 votes

    excuse me but isn't a 3gs just a tad too old? 2 gens behind…

    • +4 votes

      old is gold:)

      but a good phone for free on a 11 month contract

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      still a fine phone and they retain their value. used 3G versions are still selling on ebay for well above $150. some people just want an iphone for the image it has..

  • +8 votes

    I dont see this as a bargain, 3GS should be given out for free as giveaways. I have a 3GS and running 5 its slower than hair growth speed

    • +4 votes

      that is why you dont update it

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    old phone, crappy network. How is this a deal?

  • +1 vote

    Sort of works out if you want a decent-ish phone to tide you over until the iPhone 5 is released later this year. In saying that, I have never really heard a good word about Vodafone.

  • +3 votes

    lol "5.0 megapixels + HD video recording". Clearly constitutes under misleading conduct but is anyone going to take action?

  • +2 votes

    This phone was released on June 19, 2009 making it almost 3 years old!. I'm surprised they are still selling this model on a contract

  • +3 votes

    $319 is still too much for a 3 year old phone, specially when the Galaxy Nexus went for $399 + shipping. Sure you have to pay extra for calls and sh!t but in the end, you still got 3 years better tech at the end of 11 months

  • +1 vote

    3gs still a decent phone, shitty camera though. Good thing with IOS even though the phone is a few years old all things run pretty fast from 3gs to 4s.

  • +1 vote

    I can't wait to get rid of my iPhone 4 for something new. Can't believe 3GS still exists. It's like selling a n97 on a $29 cap atm.
    600mhz CPU and 256Mb of ram and old sgx535 gpu = old technology no matter the brand name.

    • +1 vote

      Isn't the N97 older than the 3gs?

      • +2 votes

        isn't that the point japik is making…

        • -2 votes

          Why bother getting anything symbian at this point. If you need a phone might as well get a random nokia prepaid.

        • +8 votes

          oh my god

      • +1 vote

        I wasnt comparing the 3gs to the N97 in technology wise as 3gs is better. It was the first old sorta popular phone (2009)that came to mind. It did come out 6 months prior 3gs.
        I was trying to make the point that old technology should not be sold at ridiculous prices or plans.

        Even my iphone 4 is lagging on new update of 5.1 and home button is stuffing up so I cant imagine how much its struggling on 3gs. If this was on the $19 a month plan then I wouldnt have cared to comment as that is the plan this phone should be on or $199 prepaid.

        I owned a 3gs and it was good at that time but we are in 2012 and have much more so why bother getting something thats 3 and a half years old.

  • -3 votes

    3GS is ~$450 prepaid so this is definitely a bargain.

  • +1 vote

    You can still sell a 3GS on eBay for $300 or so. Not too bad if you can use at least $10 a month of value from this plan.

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    Hubby has a 3gs and it is soooooo slow compared to my 4. It takes like 15 secs just to load up the camera! He's waiting for his contract to expire and get a new phone in a few months time.

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      There is something wrong with it. The camera opens in about 1 second on both our 3GS (running iOS 5.1). The 3GS and 4 are virtually identical in specs, the main difference is the FAR better cameras in the 4's.

      • +1 vote

        Actually Iphone 4 is not identical it has retina display, 512mb ram, 1ghz A4 cpu(800mhz to save battery), 5mp camera, better design, facetime capable and more. The only thing is graphics chipset is the same.

        It might be lagging if to many apps are installed or open in background as its only got 256mb of ram.

    • +1 vote

      double click the home button and kill all apps that u don't use, most likely you never close your apps. this iphone running similar like a computer, once you open the apps, and if u don't close the apps, it is running on the background and will take your memory, same as you running computer with many apps open at the same times

  • -3 votes

    This is their normal price, no deal…

  • +3 votes

    Who would even want one of these outdated peices of crap????

    • +6 votes

      just because new models come out doesnt mean older ones are shit
      im using my 3gs and its perfectly fine. runs all the apps i need
      do you need a phone to render 3d animation or decode blurays?

      • -5 votes

        my 3gs and its perfectly fine

        it's fine if severe lag doesn't bother you…
        I've currently got a 3gs and will only be too glad to upgrade later this year when the new iphone is released…

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          hey I have a 3G and its still functional. i dont play games though. just use it for browsing the net and basic apps. little laggy in gmail though.

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          that is probably because you updated it or have jailbroken it

        • +3 votes

          hey I have a 3G and its still functional

          yeah, it's "functional", but with each OS upgrade, it's been lagging more an more… games are fine, but simple things like changing screens, taking a picture, browsing are getting quite frustrating…

          I'd certainly not be recommending anyone buy a new 3GS…

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        bbyboy: Someone's a little defensive….

        • +1 vote

          no. there is just no logic to some people's comment

      • +3 votes

        that is probably because you updated it or have jailbroken it

        nope, just latest 5.1 OS… phone has never been jailbroken…

        my wife's iphone also lags… anyone who claims their 3GS doesn't lag, is telling porkies…

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          Or hasn't used a new phone in the last 3 years, ignorance is bliss.

      • +2 votes

        lol you do realize newer phones with faster CPUs are both faster and more functional???? This is 2 generations old and soon to be made 3 generations old, that's an eternity in the smart phone world!
        As others have said if you think the 3GS is a good phone then thats probably because you haven't used a newer faster phone and are simply ignorant.

  • +2 votes

    Old and theres better phones on the same plan from Vodafone. Support for this phone from Apple officially stops when the new iPhone goes on sale this year - so no more updates or better functionality from that point.

    • +1 vote

      Would you care to tell us who you know at Apple who has made that "Official"

      1. They havent officially announced the next iphone or OS that runs on it
      2. And they haven't officially announced that when either of these are updated that the update to IOS wont work on the 3GS

      And if I am wrong about this official announcement then I guess you should be making headlines around the world with your knowledge…

      And then again will any of the "alternatives" that you suggest are better, have official upgrades to their OS????

      I smell troll

      • +1 vote

        Apple have ALWAYS dropped support 2 models down the track on any product - Not allowing upgrading the iOS specifically. iPhone 2G dropped support when iOS 4 came out (iOS 3.12 was the last version), iPhone 3G dropped support from iOS 5 (last is 4.12). The next major iteration of iOS (included in as part of the iPhone 5) will drop support for iPhone 3GS. Every iOS iteration requires more memory, more Computing power. Considering the 3GS vs the 4S is double the memory and double the CPU or more and that the iPhone 5 will once again be much more powerful.

        I smell a misinformed recent 3GS buyer..

        • +1 vote

          ALWAYS does NOT equal OFFICIAL

          Using words like that is very misleading

          And given your track record on assumptions - like

          I smell a misinformed recent 3GS buyer..

          I wouldn't put too much credence on your ability to smell

          Let alone read, where you didn't answer the question…. Who officially told you. Really

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    Just gave my wife an iPhone 3G and I took her new 4s iPhone. Still works great for basic stuff like mail and browser and weather and stocks etc. she doesn't play games or watch movies so it's fine. No multitasking is painful though. She upgraded from an Nokia e63 or whatever it was. I keep taking her new phones as I'm on corporate phone that is either blackberry or htc legend / salsa.

    • +1 vote

      TMI

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      What do you mean by, "no multitasking"?
      Presumably something different to double tapping the home button?

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        3gs initially didnt have multitasking. the option was enable after x update

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        thats not multitasking. Thats like minimizing your window

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          The 3GS DOES support Apple's "Multitasking" (which is actually a task switcher) just the same as teh iPhone 4 and 4S. NO current or past version of iPhone supports full multitasking, which is a deliberate design decision to save power.

          Read and learn > http://support.apple.com/kb/HT4211

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    I think this phone is going to be discontinued by Apple soon. If this happens and you have a warranty claim during this period, you'll probably get an iPhone 4, think of this as a small bonus??

    • +1 vote

      If this happens and you have a warranty claim during this period, you'll probably get an iPhone 4

      nope, they'll keep stock for warranty purposes… i've never heard of anyone being upgraded due to a warranty claim…

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    $29/mth, 12 month plan not 11. Just because you get "one month free" doesn't mean it is a 11 month contract. If you try disconnect/port out after 11 months you will get charged $29 for the 12th month.

    The one month free doesn't even make any sense.

    1 month free access fees offer available until 17 April 2012 (unless extended) to new and approved customers who sign up via vodafone.com.au or by calling 1300 300 404 to the $29 Vodafone Plan over 24 months with the Samsung Galaxy S 8GB, Sony Ericsson Xperia ray, HTC Desire Z Nokia C7, HTC Salsa Black, HTC Salsa Ocean Blue, HTC Desire HD, Nexus S Black, Nexus S White, Sony Ericsson Xperia arc. 1 month free access will be applied as a $29 credit to your 1st bill.

    So you get 1 month free if you sign up on a 24 month plan… but this is a 12 month plan… and this isn't even one of the phones listed in the T&C's. Not to mention isn' a slow phone on a slow network (well I guess that kinda makes sense then, you get a small brick for $29/month)

      • +2 votes

        lol This is exactly what it's like working in a phone store. If it's not an iPhone no one will listen.

        And then there's all the people that think the iPhone 4S is 4G. or the people who think they can download an app to make their iPhone 4G.

        There is one good thing about the iPhone though… 64GB phone. What android phone gives you 64GB Space, highest I've seen is 16GB internal + 32GB microSD Card (doesn't support any higher) :(

        • +3 votes

          Not true. There are quite a number of current Android phones that support 64GB microSDXC cards.

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          :O Guess I need to have another look

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      What's a "slow network"? Do I talk in slow motion?

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        slow network = slow internet.

        What is the point of having a smart phone if you have to wait around for pages to load because the network is too slow.

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    i sold my 2+ year old 16gig iphone 3gs for $220 a couple months ago on gumtree.

    im suprised people would buy it… had at least 8 people call me and ask about it

    • +1 vote

      yeah even a 3G will go for that much still. people want them because its cheaper than prepaid and still a fine entry level touch phone.

      • +1 vote

        No because they are fanbois.

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    Great deal thanks

  • +1 vote

    not even close to a deal

  • +1 vote

    Er is this a joke?

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      No. However, iPhone devaluation rate is very high.

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        and apple stock appreciate the value very high :)

      • +1 vote

        I've always thought they hold their value remarkably well, like most Apple products.

        The trick with Apple is not to buy at the bleeding edge, but about one generation behind. I'm very happy with my iPhone 4 and when I eventually sell it, I will lose very little.

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      jokes on you bro, learn how to vote correctly - removed

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    iPhone 3GS on 11 month plan of 29$/month

    thats it :)

    You're missing two letters in that last word there…

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