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First iPhone Overview And Amazing Facts About Apple Company 

First iPhone Overview
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On 29th June 2007, the first iPhone officially went on sale, which was launched back in January 2007, and turns 15 this year! But, when was the first iPhone released to the world of technology? Read this article till the end to get a glimpse of the first iPhone overview and amazing facts about Apple company.

First iPhone Overview – What Year Did the First iPhone Come Out? 

Before we directly jump into the first iPhone overview, let us take a look at when was the first iPhone released? Steve Jobs, the great visionary and leader, introduced his “revolutionary creation“ to the world in the year 2007 January but people could only get their hands on the first smartphone in the latter half of the year on 29th June! 

feature of the first iPhone

The first iPhone had a multi-touch feature – a feature that nobody at the time thought would revolutionize the World of smartphones! Additionally, the operating system of the first iPhone was OS1 – a sophisticated system that has got it all for its customers! In the words of Jobs, “It’s got multitasking. It’s got the best networking. It’s got the right security. 

Additionally, he also mentioned that it has the best apps, not some cheap stuff that the majority of the tech market is flooded with! The best feature of the first iPhone was its killer app which could make calls in a jiffy! The first iPhone also had a 2-megapixel camera and a 128 MB memory. It had a display of a 90 mm (3+1⁄2 in) screen. The price was $499 for 4GB and $599 for the 8GB version of it. 

What Did Steve Jobs Say At The Launch Of The First iPhone? 

At the launch event of the first iPhone, Steve Jobs stated the most memorable lines till now, “An iPod, a phone, and an internet communicator. An iPod, a phone…. Are you getting it?”

Following this line, he also quoted, “We’re gonna use the best pointing device in the world.” With this, he introduced the multi-touch feature, which is still the best feature of the first iPhone overview. He said, “We’re gonna use the best pointing device in the world. We’re gonna use a pointing device that we’re all born with, we’re born with ten of them. We’re gonna use our fingers. We’re gonna touch these with our fingers.”

“I just take my finger, and I scroll.” He showed the world how easy it is to simply scroll down through your fingers on the display and get your work done, like, scroll through your favourite list of artists! He further added, “This is unbelievable, wait ‘til you see it. We have widgets. Starting off with weather and stocks.”

Many other things were said at the launch presentation. At the end of the day, the display didn’t support and crashed badly. But, the great leader anyways managed the situation and the World today has got its iPhone – a brand in itself! 

15 Years Of the First iPhone 

iPhone Sold Till 2022 

There are a lot of iPhones that have enjoyed a huge customer base till 2022. We have listed them here:

  1. iPhone 
  2. iPhone 3G
  3. iPhone 3GS
  4. iPhone 4 
  5. iPhone 4S
  6. iPhone 5
  7. iPhone 5S and 5C 
  8. iPhone 6 and 6 Plus
  9. iPhone 6S and 6S Plus
  10. iPhone SE
  11. iPhone 7 and 7 Plus 
  12. iPhone 8 and 8 Plus
  13. iPhone X
  14. iPhone XS and XS Max
  15. iPhone XR
  16. iPhone 11, 11 Pro, and 11 Pro Max
  17. iPhone 12, 12 Mini, 12 Pro, and 12 Pro Max 
  18. iPhone 13, 13 Mini, 13 Pro, and 13 Pro Max 

Active iPhones

Apple says there are now more than 1 billion active iPhones, an enormous milestone for the company that speaks to the phones’ continued success and longevity. There are now 1.65 billion Apple devices in active use overall, said Tim Cook. iPhone revenue was a record $65.6 billion in the December 2020 quarter, growing 17% year-over-year as demand for the iPhone 12 family was very strong, despite Covid-19 and social distancing measures.

What Year Did The First iPhone Come Out? 

The first iPhone came in the year 2007. When the world was introduced to the first smartphone, i.e., the iPhone, its market capitalization was about $ 174.03 billion. 15 years later, the brand enjoys a market capitalization of three trillion dollars, which is the highest market capitalization for any venture to date! The below section described the most amazing facts about Apple company.

Most Amazing Facts About Apple Company

Amazing Facts About Apple Company
  1. The Apple Inc. Or the Apple Company has evolved to become one of the top business ventures worldwide, generating an impressive revenue in billions and trillions. 
  1. Why Apple? While many think that there’s a mystery surrounding the name, in reality, the founder, Steve Jobs had a special liking for the fruit, and thus, he named his venture, “Apple”.
  1. Besides Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak, another person behind the startup, Ronald Wayne, unfortunately, left the business 12 days after they started the business. It’s a pity that he missed such a great opportunity to be associated with the top corporation in the world. 
  1. While it might sound unbelievable, Apple has more money than the US treasury. 
  1. Apart from the US treasury, Apple also has outgrown its rivals. It has generated more money than AMAZON, Google, and Facebook could do jointly! 
  1. While people think there must be some hidden reason behind why Apple 1 sold for $666.66, the real reason is far from reality. Actually, Wozniak had a weird obsession with repeated numbers! Rest we are leaving this to your imagination! 
  1. The initial logo of Apple Inc. used a drawing of Sir Isaac Newton. Later, it was changed to an Apple! 
  1. While it’s true that Apple is always associated with IPad, iPod, and iPhone, very few know that Apple introduced its own dress collection, in the year of 1986. 
  1. Competitors or friends? Samsung, one of the leading competitors of Apple, is the manufacturer of Apple’s pixel-packed retina display of the iPad. 
  1. Had Apple been a country, it’d be the 27th largest country in the world. 
  1. The movie, 2001: A Space Odyssey was the reason why iPod is known as iPod! 

How the iPhone Changed The Industry? 

Believe it or not, when the first iPhone was introduced, nobody thought that it would make it this far. Fast forward to 15 years later, we all are living in the world of Apple! Even if we don’t own one, we all know someone who does! So, how did the iPhone changed the industry? To begin with, let’s be very clear: the iPhone was not flawless! It had its own demerits. But, what fueled its growth was the way it revolutionized the mobile industry! With its introduction of multi-touch features and touch screen display, the iPhone has seen pretty impressive growth over the years. 

With its innovative features, it has outgrown its competitors on the market. Tech giants such as Motorola, Samsung, Sony, and Ericsson have failed pathetically before the popularity of the iPhone! Though it only enjoys a small percentage of the global market, the iPhone is a brand in itself! A brand that will never run out of innovation and dedication!

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