- The original iPhone, which debuted 15 years ago, set the stage for the modern smartphone.
- Over the years, Apple's iPhone has evolved into a powerful computer with professional-grade cameras.
- Here's a look at how the iPhone has changed since its launch in 2007.
About 15 years ago, the technology world changed forever.
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Back on June 29, 2007, when Apple co-founder and late CEO Steve Jobs unveiled the original iPhone, he called it "an iPod, a phone, and an internet communicator," all in one. Although Jobs knew that the iPhone would change the way we communicate and access the internet, perhaps even he couldn't have predicted exactly how impactful it would be.
The first iPhone laid the foundation for the modern smartphone, ushering in the era in which pocket-sized computers that can answer any question with the push of a button became the norm. Now, more than 5 billion people around the world use mobile services, according to estimates from GSMA Intelligence. In the US, people spend an average of over four hours per day on their phones, according to Insider Intelligence data.
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© Photo: Gabriel Bouys / AFP archives June 29, 2007: in an Apple store in Santa Monica, California (United States ), a man presents the first iPhone, who has just released. An iPhone of 2007, the first smartphone of the Apple computer giant, sold more than € 39,000 at auction on Sunday October 16, 2022. The device was still in its original box, it been bought its initial price 65 times! "The iPhone is a revolutionary and magical product that is literally five years ahead of any other phone.
Everything from the way we work, communicate, shop, travel, manage our finances, and experience entertainment can be done through a smartphone — and for tens of millions people worldwide, an iPhone.
Here's a look at how the iPhone has evolved from 2007 to now.