iPhone 3GS is real: Packs 7.2 HSDPA, 3 MP Autofocus Camera + Video, Drops June 19th

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A whole lot is going on over at Apple’s WWDC in California. After gloating about the App Store’s proven success, they finally unveiled the iPhone 3GS, the “most powerful, fastest iPhone ever made”. It looks the same on the outside, with its glossy finish and structure, but the inside has gotten some major upgrades. The “S” in 3GS stands for Speed and from the looks of it, this baby’s packing plenty of it.

Launching messaging is 2.1x faster, loading SimCity is 2.4x faster, viewing Excel 3.6x faster, loading NY Times 2.9x faster. It’s got 7.2 Mbps HSDPA so internet browsing has gotten even more refined. The 3GS supports OpenGL|ES and better javascript integration. The camera has been upgraded, now sporting a 3 megapixel autofocus camera that supports video.

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