Iphone Essay

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Introduction The very first iPhone was announced by the founder of Apple, Steve Jobs, in 2007. His vision was to reinvent the phone. iPhones have revolutionized smartphones and have shaped the cell phone industry into what it is today. On January 9, 2007, Steve Jobs put together an incredible keynote presentation. He stated that he would be “introducing a wide-screen ipod with touch controls, a revolutionary mobile phone, and a breakthrough Internet device” (Ritchie, 2015). The audience assumed that this meant that Mr. Jobs would be launching three separate devices. However, it was only one device, the iPhone. Within the past 7 years, Apple has been able to tweak its iPhones by incorporating major redesigns. These redesigns use combinations …show more content…

When this phone released, it was only available on a first come first serve basis with a limitation of two phones per customer. [1] The trademark for this phone and future iPhone developments was its home button. The iPhone 3 was completely touchscreen (other than the home button), had a metal rear casing, a 3.5-inch display, and was initially the foundation for future modern smartphones to come. [6] Apple was proud to announce that on September 10, 2007, 74 days after its release the iPhone 3 sold its 1 millionth phone. [1] iPhone was included in TIMEs All Time 100 Greatest and Most Influential Gadgets where TIME honored this original phone, not its latest model, for “the way it rocked the mobile-phone industry” (8 Years of the iPhone: An Interactive Timeline, …show more content…

The distinction between these current models and the past iPhone models are their size. The iPhone 6 has a 4.7-inch display and the iPhone 6 plus has a 5.5-inch display. Both of these models also features a retina HD display with a curved body and NFC chips for an Apply Pay feature. [6] Both of these models had the best presale in the history reaching 4 million orders within the first 24 hours. In addition, both models breaks the previous 9 million record sales by selling 10 million within the first weekend.

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  • Explains that steve jobs' vision was to reinvent the phone. the audience assumed that he would launch three separate devices, but it was only one device, the iphone.
  • Explains that the iphone 3 was released on a first-come-first-serve basis and was the foundation for future modern smartphones.
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