CrunchGear's Official iPhone 3G Review

Hype, hype, hype. Now that the iPhone 3G launch has blown over and I’ve been able to integrate the phone into my daily routine, I think we’re ready for an official CrunchGear review. Our advice? Wait. With 60% certainty I predict a minor hardware or, more likely, software update in the next month or so to improve the 3G’s thus far abysmal battery life.

The iPhone 3G is incrementally better than the 1st generation iPhone, which means that only die-hards and non-iPhone users should upgrade. Everything good about the iPhone is still here – the UI, the size and shape, the music player. To paraphrase Churchill: It has been said that iPhone is the worst mobile phone except for all the others that have been tried.

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