The Evolution of the Apple iPhone

Timeline created by jackhayes94
  • iPhone

    The iPhone is released. It is the most hyped consumer product of the year.
  • iPhone 3G

    iPhone 3G
    The iPhone 3G is announced and released a month later. It utilises 3G technology for faster interconnectivity.
  • iPhone 3GS

    iPhone 3GS
    The iPhone 3GS is released. It is susceptible to hacking and suffers heavy criticism for it's significant jump in price from the 3G with few benefits.
  • iPad

    The iPad is released. While not a phone, as a mobile device it redefines the industry. In 2013, all major electronic manufacturers have at least one tablet device on the market.
  • iPhone 4

    iPhone 4
    The iPhone 4 is released. It is a signficant development from the iPhone 3GS and is very well recieved.
  • Steve Jobs passes away

    Steve Jobs passes away
    Steve Jobs, founder and co-CEO of Apple Inc.passes away from cancer.
  • iPhone 4S

    iPhone 4S
    iPhone 4S is released. Consumers underwhelmed by lack of improvements, and with the death of Steve Jobs the company is put under heavy scrutiny. Apparently the 'S' stands for Siri.
  • iPhone 5

    iPhone 5
    The iPhone 5 is released. It is less of a commercial success than the iPhone 4, but sells better than the 4S