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Jeff Suovanen

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[title|iPhone 3G Repair]
 
[summary]Second generation of iPhone. Model A1241 / 8 or 16 GB capacity / black or white plastic back. Repair is more straightforward than the first iPhone, and requires simple screwdrivers and prying tools.[/summary]
 
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[info | device
Track down a number of hardware problems using the [[iPhone 3G Troubleshooting|iPhone 3G Troubleshooting Guide]].
 
== Identification and Background ==

The iPhone 3G was the first iPhone to include 3G web surfing capabilities. The iPhone 3G is completely black (front
and back) with silver side buttons or you can purchase the 16GB version in white. The iPhone 3G was first introduced with an 8GB and 16GB hard drive.

In terms of repairability, the iPhone 3G is not too bad. The display assembly comes off pretty easily with a suction cup and some plastic opening tools. The front glass can be replaced separate from the rest of the display assembly, saving money when replacing a shattered front panel. Since the phone is built from the back to the front, the rear panel is the hardest to replace since it requires completely dismantling the entire device.

== Tech Specs
Identification ==

''' Size and weight '''

Height:

4.5 inches (115.5 mm)

Width:

2.4 inches (62.1 mm)

Depth:

0.48 inch (12.3 mm)

Weight:

4.7 ounces (133 grams)

'''Color'''

8GB model: Black

16GB model: Black or white

'''Capacity'''

8GB or 16GB flash drive

'''Cellular and wireless'''

UMTS/HSDPA (850, 1900, 2100 MHz)

GSM/EDGE (850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz)

Wi-Fi (802.11b/g)

Bluetooth 2.0 + EDR

''' Display '''

3.5-inch (diagonal) widescreen Multi-Touch display

480-by-320-pixel resolution at 163 ppi

Support for display of multiple languages and characters simultaneously

'''Audio'''

Frequency response: 20Hz to 20,000Hz

Audio formats supported: AAC, Protected AAC, MP3, MP3 VBR, Audible (formats 2, 3, and 4), Apple Lossless, AIFF, and WAV

User-configurable maximum volume limits

'''Video'''

Video formats supported:

* H.264 video, up to 1.5 Mbps, 640 by 480 pixels, 30 frames per second,
* Low-Complexity version of the H.264 Baseline Profile with AAC-LC audio up to 160 Kbps, 48kHz, stereo audio in .m4v, .mp4, and .mov file formats;
* H.264 video, up to 2.5 Mbps, 640 by 480 pixels, 30 frames per second, Baseline Profile up to Level 3.0 with AAC-LC audio up to 160 Kbps, 48kHz, stereo audio in .m4v, .mp4, and .mov file formats;
* MPEG-4 video, up to 2.5 Mbps, 640 by 480 pixels, 30 frames per second, Simple Profile with AAC-LC audio up to 160 Kbps, 48kHz, stereo audio in .m4v, .mp4, and .mov file formats

'''Camera and photos'''

2.0 megapixels

Photo geotagging

'''Connectors and input/output'''

30-pin dock connector

3.5-mm stereo headphone minijack

Built-in speaker

Microphone

SIM card tray

External buttons and controls

Sleep/wake

Ring/silent

Volume up/down

Home

'''Sensors'''

Accelerometer

Proximity sensor

Ambient light sensor

'''Power and battery'''

Built-in rechargeable lithium-ion battery

Charging via USB to computer system or power adapter

Talk time:

Up to 5 hours on 3G

Up to 10 hours on 2G

Standby time: Up to 300 hours
== Identification and Background ==

The iPhone 3G was the first iPhone to include 3G web surfing capabilities. The iPhone 3G is completely black (front
and back) with silver side buttons or you can purchase the 16GB version in white. The iPhone 3G was first introduced with an 8GB and 16GB hard drive.

In terms of repairability, the iPhone 3G is not too bad. The display assembly comes off pretty easily with a suction cup and some plastic opening tools. The front glass can be replaced separate from the rest of the display assembly, saving money when replacing a shattered front panel. Since the phone is built from the back to the front, the rear panel is the hardest to replace since it requires completely dismantling the entire device.

== Tech Specs
Identification ==

''' Size and weight '''

Height:

4.5 inches (115.5 mm)

Width:

2.4 inches (62.1 mm)

Depth:

0.48 inch (12.3 mm)

Weight:

4.7 ounces (133 grams)

'''Color'''

8GB model: Black

16GB model: Black or white

'''Capacity'''

8GB or 16GB flash drive

'''Cellular and wireless'''

UMTS/HSDPA (850, 1900, 2100 MHz)

GSM/EDGE (850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz)

Wi-Fi (802.11b/g)

Bluetooth 2.0 + EDR

''' Display '''

3.5-inch (diagonal) widescreen Multi-Touch display

480-by-320-pixel resolution at 163 ppi

Support for display of multiple languages and characters simultaneously

'''Audio'''

Frequency response: 20Hz to 20,000Hz

Audio formats supported: AAC, Protected AAC, MP3, MP3 VBR, Audible (formats 2, 3, and 4), Apple Lossless, AIFF, and WAV

User-configurable maximum volume limits

'''Video'''

Video formats supported:

* H.264 video, up to 1.5 Mbps, 640 by 480 pixels, 30 frames per second,
* Low-Complexity version of the H.264 Baseline Profile with AAC-LC audio up to 160 Kbps, 48kHz, stereo audio in .m4v, .mp4, and .mov file formats;
* H.264 video, up to 2.5 Mbps, 640 by 480 pixels, 30 frames per second, Baseline Profile up to Level 3.0 with AAC-LC audio up to 160 Kbps, 48kHz, stereo audio in .m4v, .mp4, and .mov file formats;
* MPEG-4 video, up to 2.5 Mbps, 640 by 480 pixels, 30 frames per second, Simple Profile with AAC-LC audio up to 160 Kbps, 48kHz, stereo audio in .m4v, .mp4, and .mov file formats

'''Camera and photos'''

2.0 megapixels

Photo geotagging

'''Connectors and input/output'''

30-pin dock connector

3.5-mm stereo headphone minijack

Built-in speaker

Microphone

SIM card tray

External buttons and controls

Sleep/wake

Ring/silent

Volume up/down

Home

'''Sensors'''

Accelerometer

Proximity sensor

Ambient light sensor

'''Power and battery'''

Built-in rechargeable lithium-ion battery

Charging via USB to computer system or power adapter

Talk time:

Up to 5 hours on 3G

Up to 10 hours on 2G

Standby time: Up to 300 hours
 
Internet use:The iPhone 3G was the first iPhone to include 3G web surfing capabilities. The 8 GB iPhone 3G is completely black (front and back) with silver side buttons, while the 16 GB version offers a choice of black or white.
Internet use:The iPhone 3G was the first iPhone to include 3G web surfing capabilities. The 8 GB iPhone 3G is completely black (front and back) with silver side buttons, while the 16 GB version offers a choice of black or white.
 
UpIn terms of repairability, the iPhone 3G is not too bad. The display assembly comes off pretty easily with a suction cup and some plastic opening tools. The front glass can be replaced separately from the rest of the display assembly, saving money when replacing a shattered front panel. Since the phone is built from back to 5 hours on 3Gfront, the rear panel is the hardest to replace and requires completely dismantling the entire device.
UpIn terms of repairability, the iPhone 3G is not too bad. The display assembly comes off pretty easily with a suction cup and some plastic opening tools. The front glass can be replaced separately from the rest of the display assembly, saving money when replacing a shattered front panel. Since the phone is built from back to 5 hours on 3Gfront, the rear panel is the hardest to replace and requires completely dismantling the entire device.
 
Up to 6 hours on Wi-Fi== Specifications ==
Up to 6 hours on Wi-Fi== Specifications ==
 
Video playback: Up to 7 hours'''Announce date''': June 9, 2008
Video playback: Up to 7 hours'''Announce date''': June 9, 2008
 
Audio playback: Up to 24 hours'''Model''': A1241
Audio playback: Up to 24 hours'''Model''': A1241
 
'''Mac system requirements'''Developer''': [link|http://www.apple.com|Apple Inc.]
'''Mac system requirements'''Developer''': [link|http://www.apple.com|Apple Inc.]
 
Mac computer with USB'''Operating system''': OS X 2.0 portthrough iOS 4.2
Mac computer with USB'''Operating system''': OS X 2.0 portthrough iOS 4.2
 
Mac OS X v10.4.10 or later'''Display''':
Mac OS X v10.4.10 or later'''Display''':
 
iTunes 7.7 or later* 3.5" (diagonal) widescreen Multi-Touch
* 320x480 resolution at 163 ppi
* 2:3 aspect ratio
* 18-bit (262,144-color) LCD
iTunes 7.7 or later* 3.5" (diagonal) widescreen Multi-Touch
* 320x480 resolution at 163 ppi
* 2:3 aspect ratio
* 18-bit (262,144-color) LCD
 
'''Windows system requirements'''Camera''': 2.0 MP with geotagging
'''Windows system requirements'''Camera''': 2.0 MP with geotagging
 
PC'''Processor''': Apple-branded 412 MHz 32-bit Samsung ARM 11 with USB 2.0 portPowerVR MBX-Lite GPU
PC'''Processor''': Apple-branded 412 MHz 32-bit Samsung ARM 11 with USB 2.0 portPowerVR MBX-Lite GPU
 
Windows Vista; or Windows XP Home or Professional with Service Pack 2 or later'''RAM''': 128 MB eDRAM
Windows Vista; or Windows XP Home or Professional with Service Pack 2 or later'''RAM''': 128 MB eDRAM
 
iTunes 7.7 or later'''Sensors''': Accelerometer, ambient light, two proximity sensors
iTunes 7.7 or later'''Sensors''': Accelerometer, ambient light, two proximity sensors
 
'''Environmental requirements'''Storage''': 8, or 16 GB Flash Memory
'''Environmental requirements'''Storage''': 8, or 16 GB Flash Memory
 
Operating temperature: 32° to 95° F'''Wireless Connectivity''':
Operating temperature: 32° to 95° F'''Wireless Connectivity''':
 
(0° to 35° C)* Wi-Fi (802.11b/g)
* 3G (UMTS/HSDPA -- 850, 1900, 2100 MHz - 3.6 Mbps) and GSM/EDGE (850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz)
* Bluetooth 2.0 + EDR
(0° to 35° C)* Wi-Fi (802.11b/g)
* 3G (UMTS/HSDPA -- 850, 1900, 2100 MHz - 3.6 Mbps) and GSM/EDGE (850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz)
* Bluetooth 2.0 + EDR
 
Nonoperating temperature: -4° to 113° F'''Battery''': 3.7 V, 1150 mAh lithium-ion polymer
Nonoperating temperature: -4° to 113° F'''Battery''': 3.7 V, 1150 mAh lithium-ion polymer
 
(-20° to 45° C'''Dimensions''': 4.5 x 2.4 x 0.48 in (115.5 x 62.1 x 12.3 mm)
(-20° to 45° C'''Dimensions''': 4.5 x 2.4 x 0.48 in (115.5 x 62.1 x 12.3 mm)
 
Relative humidity: 5% to 95% noncondensing'''Weight''': 133 g (4.7 oz)
Relative humidity: 5% to 95% noncondensing'''Weight''': 133 g (4.7 oz)
 
Maximum operating altitude: 10,000 feet (3000 m'''Colors''': Black (8 GB or 16 GB) or White (16 GB only)
Maximum operating altitude: 10,000 feet (3000 m'''Colors''': Black (8 GB or 16 GB) or White (16 GB only)
 
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