The history of the iPhone is shrouded in mystery, but we can piece together a pretty clear timeline of how the first Apple phone came to be.
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The First iPhone
In 2007, the first iPhone was released by Apple Inc. The iPhone was a game-changer in the smartphone industry. It was the first smartphone to use a multi-touch interface and it completely revolutionized the way people interact with their devices.
The First Generation iPhone
The first generation iPhone was released on June 29, 2007. The device was available in 4GB and 8GB storage capacities, and features a 3.5-inch display. It was powered by a 412 MHz processor and ran iOS 1.0, which was later upgraded to iOS 2.2.5.
The first generation iPhone was succeeded by the iPhone 3G, which was released on July 11, 2008.
The iPhone 3G
The iPhone 3G featured a back-filled polycarbonate design, replacing the aluminum casing used in the original model. The phone was available in an 8 GB black model, or a white version with 16 GB of storage. The iPhone 3G was notable for being the first iPhone to support third-party applications through the App Store.
The phone shipped with iOS 2.0, which added support for third-party applications as well as MobileMe, Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync, and the ability to remotely wipe data from the device. The App Store launched on July 11, 2008 with 500 third-party applications available for download.
The iPhone 3GS
The iPhone 3GS is the third generation of the iPhone, and was released on June 19, 2009. It was introduced at the WWDC 2009 keynote on June 8, 2009. The iPhone 3GS is powered by the same 600 MHz ARM Cortex-A8 processor found in the iPhone 3G, but features a much improved graphics processor for gaming and other graphical applications. The handset also features a magnetometer (compass), support for OpenGL ES 2.0, a three-axis gyroscope, and 802.11n Wi-Fi support.
The First Android Phone
The first Android phone was made by HTC and was released on October 22, 2008. The phone was called the T-Mobile G1. It had a 3.2-inch touchscreen, a slide-out keyboard, and a trackball. It ran on the Android 1.0 operating system.
The T-Mobile G1
The T-Mobile G1, released in 2008, was the first phone to use the Android operating system. It was also the first phone offered by T-Mobile with 3G support. The phone was manufactured by HTC and featured a slide-out keyboard, a touch screen, and a trackball for navigation. It was well received at launch and sold over one million units in its first month of release.
The HTC Dream
The HTC Dream (also known as the T-Mobile G1 in the United States and parts of Europe, and as the Era G1 in Poland) was the first smartphone to be released with the Android mobile operating system. It was announced on September 23, 2008, and released on October 22, 2008.
The Dream was developed in close collaboration between Google and HTC, and it was the first phone to be sold with the Android platform. It featured a sliding keyboard, a 3.2-inch touchscreen display, and a trackball for navigation. It also had a removable battery and support for microSD cards.
The Dream was generally well-received by reviewers, but some criticized its bulky design and lack of features compared to other smartphones on the market at the time. Nevertheless, it laid the foundation for future Android devices and helped to jumpstart the mass market adoption of smartphones.
The First Windows Phone
The first Apple phone was created steve jobs and released on June 29, 2007. It was a groundbreaking device that changed the way we use our phones today. It had a 3.5-inch screen, a 2-megapixel camera, and ran on AT&T’s EDGE network.
The HTC HD2
The HD2 was the first Windows phone. It was released in 2009. The phone was made by HTC.
The Samsung Omnia 7
The Samsung Omnia 7 was the first Windows Phone. It was announced on February 15, 2010 and released on October 21, 2010. The Omnia 7 was succeeded by the Samsung Omnia W.
The Omnia 7 has a 3.7-inch Super AMOLED display and a 5-megapixel camera. It supports quad-band GSM/GPRS/EDGE (850/900/1800/1900 MHz) and dual-band UMTS/HSDPA (900/2100 MHz).