Using iPhone as Alternative to iPod Touch

Discussion in 'iPhone' started by fredberry, Aug 4, 2009.

  1. fredberry macrumors newbie

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    I am considering getting a Touch for portable WiFi and iPod operation but also have the option of getting an iPhone 3Gs for the same price. I do not need the phone function so would prefer not to enable it with a SIM card. Will the iPhone function like the Touch w/o activating its phone function? Are any differences with the operation of the iPhone vs. the Touch that would compromise its operation as a WiFi/iPod device?

    Thanks in advance.

    Fred Berry
     
  2. Goodeye macrumors 6502a

    Goodeye

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    To put it simply, You will not be able to. Your better off with the iPod touch.
     
  3. Skystar macrumors 6502

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    If you can get the 3Gs without a contract for cheap, then it's better than an iPod touch, because of the speed and camera. But to get around the activation process you will have to jailbreak it.
     

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