iPhone 3GS discontinued

Discussion in 'iPhone Tips, Help and Troubleshooting' started by josephwood001, Sep 13, 2012.

  1. josephwood001 macrumors newbie

    Sep 13, 2012
    Hi there,

    I have a genuinely faulty (and still under guarantee) 3GS, that I have been meaning to take to my local Apple store in the UK to be replaced. However, now that the model has been discontinued, is it worth holding out for stocks to run down in the hope that they replace it with a 4 - or will they only ever exchange like for like? How long would you predict it will take for 3GS supplies to run dry? I'm not trying to pull one over on them, just want to ensure that I'm not going to be lumbered with another duff 3GS.

    Many thanks!
  2. NewAnger macrumors 6502a

    Apr 24, 2012
    Denver Colorado
    They will always have 3GS replacements in stock for many years just as they had the original iPhone available for years after it was discontinued. Don't get your hopes up.
  3. gadget123 macrumors 68010

    Apr 17, 2011
    United Kingdom
    Yes must be thousands of them.

    Wonder if they will sell them on PAYG?

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