Maxis Malaysia is bringing in Apple iPhone 3GS to Malaysia on 31 July 2009 and will be available in its retail stores. For those who are interested, you can checkout the Maxis iPhone 3GS plan at
What’s new about Apple iPhone 3GS?
The iPhone 3GS and iPhone 3G have the same design, but the former has a white color version.
iPhone 3GS has better performances (up to 2x faster), better build-in camera with autofocus, ability to take/edit video, voice control, and a virtual compass. iPhone 3GS has a slightly better battery life than iPhone 3G, too.
Compare the two iPhone models here.
What are the features still lacking in iPhone 3GS?
The new iPhone 3GS hardware and iPhone OS 3.0 added many new features. However, compared to the list of lacked features of iPhone 3G, iPhone 3GS still lack of following features:
- No flash on camera. (Apple thinks all mobile flash light sucks?)
- Cannot replace built-in battery. (buy AppleCare to extend warranty)
- Cannot transfer files via iPhone bluetooth (Apple forces you to use MobileMe?)
- Does not support Flash animation on website. (Adobe CEO: “Flash on iPhone not so easy”)
Which Maxis iPhone 3GS plan is best?
There are 28 different Maxis iPhone 3GS plans. It could be very confusing and difficult to pick the one that suits you best. I spent a night to survey, research and calculate before I picked my plan (iData 2).