15 INTERESTING FACTS ABOUT IPHONES

Steve Jobs, a co-founder of Apple and a former CEO, introduced the first iPhone on January 9, 2007, at his most well-known keynote address. Since then, Apple has produced a huge number of iPhones, and the business has expanded.

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15 INTERESTING FACTS ABOUT IPHONES
Steve Jobs, a co-founder of Apple and a former CEO, introduced the first iPhone on January 9, 2007, at his most well-known keynote address. Since then, Apple has produced a huge number of iPhones, and the business has expanded. Over the following 15 years, Apple grew into a tech titan with a market valuation of more than $3 trillion thanks to the forerunner of the mobile phone revolution.

Along with making the internet widely available, the iPhone also made photography a part of daily life. The development and dissemination of software were also altered by the introduction of this gadget. As a result, the influence of the iPhone will be remembered for a very long time.

Look at these facts which may shock you about the iPhones that you use;
  1. In 2007, Apple’s market capitalization (the total value of all Apple stocks) was $174.03 billion. On January 3, 2022, the company reached a market value of $3 trillion, making it the most valuable publicly traded tech company ever.
  2. The original iPhone had a silver brushed aluminum finish, while the current iPhone 13 has an aluminum frame, glass front and back, and five colors to choose from. Meanwhile, the iPhone 13 Pro is available in three colors.
  3. The Apple App Store currently has about 2 million apps for users to download and use. However, the original iPhone had only 15 apps and these are the only apps that users had access to.
  4. The original iPhone screen was only 3.5 inches. Today, the iPhone 13 Mini is 5.4 inches, the iPhone 13 is 6.1 inches, and the giant screen of the iPhone 13 Pro Max is 6.7 inches.
  5. The iPhone has been used to shoot a couple of movies over the years. The following movies were shot on iPhone: Unsane, Tangerine, Detour, High Flying Bird, Snowmobile (Snow Steam Iron), and Lady Gaga: Stupid Love.
  6. The original iPhone lacked many key features and was an “empty smartphone”. However, over the years, we now have a “complete smartphone”. FaceTime was released in 2010 and iMessage was introduced in 2011.
  7. The Apple App Store opened on July 10, 2008, with only 500 apps. The latest data released by Apple’s website shows that there are currently 1.8 million applications on it.
  8. iPhone is not the first phone named iPhone in history. Interestingly, the first iPhone was released by InfoGear Technology Corporation. The InfoGear iPhone was released back in 1998.
  9. iPhone was released in the USA on 29 June 2007. At that time, 2 models of the iPhone were released. The difference between the two models was in the internal storage and the price. The 4GB model was priced at $499, and the 8GB model was priced at $599.
  10. The iPhone has generated so much money for Apple that the company is valued at more than 2 trillion dollars, yes that’s trillions!
  11. Apple has various devices like iPad, iPod, Mac, watch, and more. However, the most popular of them all is the iPhone. They reported that they have earned about 205 billion USD for the year 2022 from the sales of the iPhone alone.
  12. It is reported that about 56% of iPhone users continue to use the iPhone and get the latest models whenever a new one is released.
  13. iPhone 6s and 6s Plus were released on September 25, 2015. Apple reported that they have sold over 13 million units of iPhone 6s and 6s Plus in the launch weekend.
  14. And, that means they have sold about 50 phones per second on the first weekend after the launch of these models.
  15. Since the iPhone was released, apple filled for more than 200 patents related to the device alone. Most of these patents are related to features that help interact with users in many different ways.

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