Who else thinks the 3G S is better looking than the 3G?

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  1. JayLenochiniMac macrumors G5

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    - The shape of 3G S is more streamlined, less tapered towards the edges compared to 3G. I've always thought the bulge of the 3G made it look funny.

    - Heavier. Yes, heavier can denote better quality. The lighter weight of the 3G only made it feel more plasticity.

    - Chrome lettering (personal opinion, of course)

    - Less fingerprints thanks to the oleophobic coating. Fingerprints tend to ruin the look.
     
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  3. JayLenochiniMac thread starter macrumors G5

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    Actually, I can. Difference was immediate to me when I handled the 3G for the first time. I guess I'm sensitive to weight.
     
  4. tsvb macrumors 6502

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    lol
     
  5. daneoni macrumors G4

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  6. Andrew K. macrumors 65816

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    haha are you serious? the 3G and 3GS have the exact same dimensions.
     
  7. JBaker122586 macrumors 65816

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    Shape is also exactly the same.

    Chrome lettering and fingerprint resistant screen are nice though.
     
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    I'm guessing he's serious. Insane, but serious.
     
  10. JayLenochiniMac thread starter macrumors G5

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    Same thickness at center but not the same shape.
     
  11. cmaier macrumors G3

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    No, they have precisely the same shape. Every cross-section is absolutely identical.
     
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    It is the exact same shape in every way. If it weren't, it wouldn't be compatible with form fitting 3g cases.

    And yes, the oleophobic stuff is nice and so is the chrome.
     
  14. Shabbis macrumors regular

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    Now having come from an old 2G iPhone, I find the 3G/3GS shape to fit better in the hand. I do miss the aluminum back though.
     
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  16. JayLenochiniMac thread starter macrumors G5

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    See this. When I first got my 32GB 3G S, I was wondering why it wasn't more tapered towards the edges. It looked more like the 1st gen iPhone than the 3G.
     
  17. JayLenochiniMac thread starter macrumors G5

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    This says nothing about being more or less tapered towards the edges. I already know it's the same thickness (depth) at the center.
     
  18. Hauss316 macrumors member

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    ill stick to the specs given by the manufacturer.....not some youtube video or other website....but thats me
     
  19. aaquib macrumors 65816

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    I, too, can notice the 0.1g of weight, but it doesn't bother me at all or make it feel more luxurious to me.
     
  20. cmaier macrumors G3

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    I have a 3G and 3GS sitting on my desk. I just took a sheet of paper and wrapped it horizontally around the curve, and marked it on each. Exactly the same. Then I did the same vertically. Exactly the same.

    Same circumference, same dimensions. Same to the naked eye.

    But, then again, you claim you can feel the 2 grams difference in weight, so you're clearly just making stuff up.
     
  21. phobic99 macrumors 6502a

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    What they said...
     
  22. skye12 macrumors 65816

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    The 3GS is better. You can feel it. I think it tastes sweeter too.
     
  23. cmaier macrumors G3

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    The oleophobic screen coating is also good for applying floor wax and sandwich toppings.
     
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  25. Ferris23 macrumors 68020

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    It's the same damn shape, stop it. And you can't tell the difference in weight, seriously, you just can't. This is all in your head.
     

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