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Hi guys,

I've brought a very cheap iPhone 3G with my friend and after using it a few week i found my self very limited by apps i can install, because they mostly create app for iOS 4.X (I'm using iOS 3.1.3 right now)

so my question is:
should i upgrade to iOS 4.1 ?
will it have a big impact on my phone performance ?
is it worth it ?

Thanks you guys in advance.
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Originally Posted by Mysteryboy View Post
Hi guys,

I've brought a very cheap iPhone 3G with my friend and after using it a few week i found my self very limited by apps i can install, because they mostly create app for iOS 4.X (I'm using iOS 3.1.3 right now)

so my question is:
should i upgrade to iOS 4.1 ?
will it have a big impact on my phone performance ?
is it worth it ?

Thanks you guys in advance.
Jailbreak and check the bootloader and baseband... Before you upgrade. You may have an unlockable phone.

Then I would make a custom 4.x firmware with the tools out there to keep the unlocked baseband. And keep the "blobs" for downgrading.

This makes the phone a lot more valuable.

Once you upgrade you can't downgrade unless you do this other stuff.
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My brother complains a lot about how sluggish iOS4 runs on his phone
    
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iphone 3g is horribly slow on iOS4.x, my 3gs doesn't do to bad but 2 of my friends that had the 3g on 4.2.1 were horribly slow before they both upgraded to 4gs.
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Biggest problem is ios 4 adds multi tasking, which can slow the phone quite a bit.
If you manage the apps running in the background (double tap home button to bring them up and hold to be able to delete) it should not be too bad.

You can jailbreak it and use one of several apps to help with that.
Backgrounder lets you quickly "close" all background apps, or there is one (don't remember the name off hand) that turns off multi tasking completly. I use it on my kids iPod 3rd gen and it works quite well.
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i don't want my phone to end up like this video


anyway thanks guys, i guess i'm sticking with iOS 3.1.3
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3.1.3 for sure unless you want tremendous lag. Beware that there are plenty of apps out there that require 4.0+. After using a 3GS and a 4, I would never go back to using a 3G even as a temporary phone.

3G = 2G iPhone internals with different outer shell
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Well if you follow my directions, you can try it... and if it sucks, roll back to 3.
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Well if you follow my directions, you can try it... and if it sucks, roll back to 3.
Yea, I would personally try it. I am betting that 3g video has tons of stuff running in the background. I can get my 3gs to run almost that slow (4.3.3) if I open a bunch of large apps and my memory is down around 10mb.
Like I said, turning off multi tasking or even just closing tasks your not using makes a big difference.
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