First iPhone Announced on January 9, 2007 – 15 Years Ago
Monday January 10, 2022. 06:51 PM , from TheMacObserver
Steve Jobs Announces First iPhone January 9, 2007
That day, Mr. Jobs famously told Macworld Expo that Apple was launching “three revolutionary products…” a “widescreen iPod with touch controls…a revolutionary new phone,” and “a breakthrough internet communicator.” He asked the audience at the Moscone Center: “are you getting it yet?” The three products, of course, came in one – the original iPhone. That presentation lasted 80 minutes in total. The excitement in the crowd is pretty amazing to watch back!
Six Month Wait
The first iPhone was 3.5-inches in size and ran OS X. As well as a display with 480×320 resolution, there was a physical home button, and a 2MP rear-facing camera, a headphone jack, a 30-pin dock connector, and users could up to 16GB of storage. At first, the iPhone was only available in the U.S. on the AT&T network. People didn’t get the device in their hands for over six months though. The iPhone first went on sale on June 29, 2007, a delay that would never work today! According to various, including from AppleInsider, over two billion have been shipped since.
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