iphone 2G operating system
im new to the fourms and getting ready to buy a 2G phone my question is about operating system upgrades will 3.0 upgrade work on 2G phone. I know the 3 Gs is a faster phone but we dont have 3G where i live and buy the time i get to the 2year up grade i can get one at a cheeper price. till then will be using the 2G.
- 08-21-2009, 09:42 AM #2
Yes. OS 3.0 will work on an iPhone 2G. I used it on mine before I got the 3GS. Now my wife uses my 2G and the OS is fine. But why wouldn't it come pre-loaded with OS 3.0 since it's a free update for iPhone users?
Last edited by rkbrown81; 08-21-2009 at 10:11 AM.
- 08-21-2009, 10:13 AM #5
- 08-21-2009, 09:26 PM #6
Sure it will work, but the question is will it run like a tired dog. The 3G has a few issues when it comes to running the 3.0 OS, too. The 3GS has a faster processor to run all of the bells and whistles that 3.0 has to offer.
I guess I am just saying to be careful when upgrading the phone to 3.0, as there could be some performance issues. There will also be some options/apps in 3.0 that the 2G iphone will not install, also.