My New iPhone 3G
The day that I’m waiting for has come, after waiting for a week from the that that I book my iPhone. My collection time slot is 2pm-6pm at KL Convention Centre. I thought it will be chaotic here, with massive crowd, but it turned out there are more Maxis staffs compared to people that come for iPhone collection.
And just look at collection hall. Only a few people hang around to see the iPhone demonstration on the stage. The rest are really Maxis staffs working on this day.
Well, there’s this interesting group of Maxis staffs here on the way out. They will basically applause each and every person that walk out with iPhone in the hand, cheering them up. Sorry, the photo is really blurry as I take this while I’m walking out.
Despite of the rumors not to buy iPhone first as new model will come out soon, well, this is something that I’ve been waiting so long, and something that I’m so eager to get one. But unlocked iPhone 3G is available so long already on the black market. That’s the thing. When I want to get thing, I really want something that is properly released. Anyhow, here is the bag that I got today from collecting my iPhone.
And here is my new white 16GB iPhone, and a free t-shirt that Maxis gives. The thing about Apple’s handheld product is, the body always have glossy finish that can easily scratch. Like it or not, you have to invest at buying a case for your handheld product, and cases for Apple products are not always cheap.
The one that I’m buying is Griffin’s Nu Form case. I guess this is the one that attracts me most. It doesn’t add the bulk to the iPhone that much and the case looks pretty neat.
And here is the iPhone 3G’s box ripped open.
The content of iPhone 3G box (not as much as you think)
- iPhone itself
- Stereo headset with mic
- USB charger
- Dock connector to USB cable
- Various documentations
- Apple logo sticker (I still have another one from my iPod Classic box unused)
- Cleaning cloth
- SIM ejector tool
The thing about touch screen device is, it is always like finger print magnet. Meaning, you have to always have the cleaning cloth with you to wipe out those oily finger prints. But as soon as you start touching the screen again, then you have to repeat the same thing again – wiping off those oily fingerprints.
Also, the touch screen seems so delicate where it needs some kind of protector to protect those expensive screen from getting scratched. And this is another thing that I have to invest for my iPhone.
So, I’m getting Power Support Anti-Glare Film Set for my iPhone 3G. Apart from eliminating glare on the screen, this film resists smudges and fingerprints. Really. Your fingerprints doesn’t really stick on this film. But good thing comes with a price. This one costs me RM68. DOH!!
So here is my new iPhone 3G next to my previous HTC Touch Pro. Quite a few people asks me what I will do with my HTC TP? Well. I’m keeping it 😉 iPhone and Windows Mobile is 2 different worlds. There are things that works best on Windows Mobile device that iPhone can’t replicate.
Finally, as what I always do when getting a new mobile phone, here is my updated phone timeline. As always, I kinda wondering what will be next 😉
|O2 Xda II mini
|HTC Touch Pro
|Apple iPhone 3G