History of the iPhone

  • Steve Jobs Announces iPhone

    Steve Jobs Announces iPhone
    Steve Jobs, co-founder and CEO of Apple Inc., unveiled the first-ever iPhone at the Macworld Conference and Expo in San Francisco, California. Described by the creator of Apple, Inc. Steve Jobs as, "a wide-screen iPod with hand controls... a revolutionary mobile phone... [and] a breakthrough Internet communications device."
  • First iPhone Released

    The first i-Phone was released. This would be the starter of a generation of smartphones designed and marketed by Apple, Inc.
  • iPhone 3G Introduced

    The iPhone 3G was introduced in June 9, 2008 at WWDC 2008 at the Moscone Center in San Francisco, California and released on July 11, 2008. It was released in 22 countries in two storage options, 8GB and 16GB.
  • iPhone 3GS Introduced

    iPhone 3GS Introduced
    The iPhone 3GS, the third generation of the iPhone, was introduced at the WWDC 2009 at the Moscone Center in San Francisco, California and released on June 20. Within the first weekend of release, over one million units were sold.
  • iPhone 4 Introduced

    iPhone 4 Introduced
    The iPhone 4 was announced on June 7, 2010 and released on June 24. Apple and its partner carriers reported receiving 600,000 preorders within the first 24 hours, the largest number of preorders Apple had in a single day for a device at the time.
  • iPhone 4S Announced

    iPhone 4S Announced
    The iPhone 4S was announced at Apple's "Let's Talk iPhone" convention on October 4 in Cupertino, California. It became available for pre-order on October 7 in seven countries. It was released in 22 more countries on October 28.
  • iPhone 5 Introduced

    iPhone 5 Introduced
    Apple Inc. introduced the iPhone 5, the sixth and latest generation of the iPhone, at a formally held event. It succeeds the iPhone 4S.