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3G and old iPhone docks

506 Views 2 Replies Latest reply: Jul 12, 2008 12:27 PM by iPhoneiPodLove RSS
Rodney Parker Level 1 Level 1 (125 points)
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Jul 12, 2008 12:09 PM
I noted that I cannot put the new 3G into my old iPhone dock. Does anyone know why the difference? The phone dimension are very similar! In addition to getting a new phone, I will have to get new docks for the car charger, car stereo and office. Bummer!!!
Power G4 DP 450, Mac OS X (10.4.9), 15 G/30 G hardrives, 2 second generation iPods
  • Jorge G. Level 3 Level 3 (645 points)
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    Jul 12, 2008 12:15 PM (in response to Rodney Parker)
    The iPhone 3G has a slight curved back, while the old iPhone 2G is completely flat.
    17" FP iMac 1.25GHz G4, 1.25GB ram, SuperDrive, Mac OS X (10.5.4), 15" Macbook Pro, 2.16GHz Core 2 Duo, 3GB ram, SuperDrive - 8GB iPhone
  • iPhoneiPodLove Calculating status...
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    Jul 12, 2008 12:27 PM (in response to Rodney Parker)
    Jorge is right. I tried to put mine in the old iPhone dock and the only thing keeping it from fitting in is the curved back of the new phone, whereas the old one was flat. The official iPhone 3G dock is available on Apple's online store..but it is 30 bucks....kind of price-y for a dock that should have been free.
    EDIT: Here's the link
    http://store.apple.com/us/product/MB484G/A?mco=MTIxODk3Mw
    I'm going to have to buy it because I can't live without a dock....

    Message was edited by: iPhoneiPodLove
    Soon to be MacBook Air!, Windows XP, MBA 1.8 GHz 80Gb HD /iPhone 3G 16GB/iPod nano 3rd Gen.

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