iPhone is a line of smartphones manufactured by Apple Inc. produced and sold at home. The first generation iPhone was announced by Apple CEO Steve Jobs on January 9, 2007. Since then, Apple has released new iPhones and iOS devices every year. As of November 1, 2018, more than 2.2 billion iPhones have been sold.
- The iPhone has a user interface around the large screen. It connects to cell phones or Wi-Fi and can make calls, browse the web, take pictures, play music, and send and receive emails and text messages.
- Since the iPhone came out, it has added more features, including a bigger screen, video camera, water feature, the ability to install up to three phone apps from the App Store, and more.
- From the iPhone 8 to the 8 Plus, iPhones used a one-button design on the home page to return to the home screen. Since the iPhone X, iPhone features have been tweaked to more closely resemble a front-end design rather than a bezel, thanks to a visually enhanced redesign of the app.
- Today’s iPhone SE still uses the old system.
- The iPhone is one of the two largest mobile devices in the world, with a much larger market share than Android. The iPhone was boosted by Apple, making it the world’s biggest seller.
- The first generation iPhone was hailed as a “revolutionary” and “game changer” in the phone industry and received many accolades.
- The evolved with the phone’s popularity and presence, creating a huge mobile app market or “app economy”.
- As of January 2017, there were over 2.2 million apps for iPhones in the Apple App Store.