It’s been nearly 10 years since the first iPhone was launched, in 2007. The smartphone changed the way we look at phones and forever revolutionized the smartphone industry. It boasted of innovative features and has been the leading phone of its time, and now. Here are the top 10 iPhone facts you need to know.
Top 10 iPhone Facts you Should Know
- The iPhone was the result of a long study of the combination of a touchscreen and a tablet computer.
- Apple and Motorola launched the ROKR E1 phone on September 7, 2005. Apple was however, unhappy with the phone.
- Former Apple CEO Steve Jobs announced the iPhone at the MacWorld Convention later. The iPhone was first shown to the world in a fully functioning model on June 29, 2007.
- The first advertisement for the iPhone was showcased during the 79th Academy Awards convention on February 25, 2007. The ad was titled ‘Hello’
- $1 million was the price of the iPhone.com domain name. That is was Apple reportedly paid to Michael Kovatach on July 1, 2007 to acquire the rights to the domain name.
- There are 13 iPhone models released since 2007.
- iPhone: 2007
- iPhone 3G: 2008
- iPhone 3GS: 2009
- iPhone 4: 2010
- iPhone 4s: 2011
- iPhone 5: 2012
- iPhone 5s, 5c: 2013
- iPhone 6, 6 Plus: 2014
- iPhone 6s, 6s Plus: 2015
- iPhone SE: 2016
- With a 20% market share in the world, the iPhone takes away nearly 90% of the profit of the smartphone industry.
- Innovative features such as mobile payment system, Touch ID etc first arrived on the iPhone. With it’s iSight Camera, the iPhone is widely considered to have revolutionized image quality and clarity.
- The iPhone 7 will be the next iPhone from Apple and will be launched in a special event in the first or second week of February. All Apple phones have been launched in September.
- The upcoming iPhone 7 is reported to have dual cameras and a lot of features that are a first to the iPhones. Check out some features that you can expect on the iPhone 7.
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