iPhone (1st generation)

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The iPhone (also called the first-generation iPhone,[1] iPhone (original),[2] iPhone 2G, and iPhone 1) was the first smartphone made by Apple, Inc. It was announced on January 9, 2007, and released on June 29, 2007.[3] It changed the mobile phone industry, being the first phone to have a multi-touch screen. It succeeded the Newton line of touchscreen phones by Apple.

Design[change | change source]

Compared to other phones at the time, the iPhone had a much larger screen and removed most of the buttons, leaving only a home button to take you to the home screen.[source?]

3G version[change | change source]

On June 9, 2008, Apple announced a version of the iPhone which featured slightly improved hardware, GPS, and 3G functionality.[4]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Apple - iPhone". 2008-07-19. Archived from the original on July 19, 2008. Retrieved 2021-05-06.
  2. "Cleaning your iPhone". Apple Support. Retrieved 2021-07-20.
  3. Dolan, Brian. "Timeline of Apple "iPhone" Rumors (1999–Present)". Archived from the original on April 15, 2008. Retrieved February 17, 2008.
  4. Apple Inc. (June 9, 2008). "Apple Introduces the New iPhone 3G". Press release. https://www.apple.com/newsroom/2008/06/09Apple-Introduces-the-New-iPhone-3G/. Retrieved November 10, 2017.