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The History of Iphones

  • Iphone 2G

    The iPhone 2G was a GSM model and dictated the future of the form factor for the iPhone. Since its release, Apple has stayed with the same form, only making minimal changes. When it was released, it earned the nickname, the “Jesus Phone” because people were so amazed at its capabilities.
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    The History of Iphones

  • Iphone 3G

    This was the first iPhone to be accompanied by the revolutionary new Apple App store, where users could find third-party apps to help them in their day to day use of the iPhone.
  • Ipone 3GS

    The iPhone 3GS was the first iPhone to receive an interim update, denoted by the S. Apple produced an upgraded 3G with a faster processor.
  • Iphone 4

    This was the first iPhone to receive a design change, the rounded rear panel replaced with a flat one, giving the iPhone the honor of being classed as the thinnest smartphone in the world. The phone was given a stainless steel frame and a brand new, all-singing, all dancing A4 processor, designed to help with the multitasking functions.
  • Iphone 4s

    The iPhone 4s proved to be the best that Apple had ever released. It got a camera upgrade, to the 8 megapixel iSight camera that we know and love today, with the ability to record video at 1080p.
  • Ipone 5

    Ipone 5
    The iPhone 5 got an aluminum frame instead of stainless steel, making it lighter than ever before. It was also the very first iPhone to include LTE support.
  • Iphone 5s and 5c

    Iphone 5s and 5c
    The iPhone 5C is an upgraded version of the iPhone 5 with a polycarbonate shell in 5 different colors. The iPhone 5S was a work of art, the new flagship for Apple.
  • Iphone 6 plus

    Iphone 6 plus
    With a display of 5.5 inches from corner to corner, it's the biggest iPhone ever and gets close to iPad mini territory. The handset has certainly come a long way since 2007.
  • Iphone 6

    Iphone 6
    As well as another design revamp, the iPhone 6 extended the display size to 4.7 inches and added in more pixels to boot. Also worth noting is the introduction of NFC for Apple Pay and other services, plus a significant upgrade for the camera, giving better photo and video results than ever before.
  • Iphone 6s

    Iphone 6s
    he iPhone 6S is almost identical to 2014's iPhone 6, to the point that we could barely tell the difference between the two in the hand, with a little extra thickness and weight to give you the clue that you're holding a next-gem phone in your hand.
  • Iphone SE

    Iphone SE
    This one was a bit of a surprise. We'd expected a smaller iPhone with a lower price tag, but we didn't expect it to look like the iPhone 5 but with completely whizz-bang up-to-date innards.
  • iphone 7

    iphone 7
    The iPhone 7 was what we expected - one of the best phones of the year and a strong match for the rival Galaxy S7 almost punch for punch.
  • Iphone 7 plus

    Iphone 7 plus
    he iPhone 7 was officially announced at that event, with pre-orders beginning September 9, and general availability on September 16. The iPhone 7 launched in 30 new countries later in September, with further international rollouts throughout October and November 2016.
  • Ipone 8

    Ipone 8
    Pre-orders for the iPhone 8 will began on Friday 15 September, with shipping kicking off on 22 September. However, you'll be hard pushed to bag yourself an iPhone 8 or 8 Plus
  • Ipone 8 plus

    Ipone 8 plus
    Pre-orders for the iPhone 8 will began on Friday 15 September, with shipping kicking off on 22 September. However, you'll be hard pushed to bag yourself an iPhone 8 or 8 Plus on launch day, as all models are now showing as shipping within "one to two weeks" over on the Apple Store and at some UK networks.
  • Ipone X

    Ipone X
    iPhone X (pronounced "iPhone Ten") is a new smartphone from Apple that the company announced on September 12, 2017. The iPhone X gets its name from being a limited-edition "exclusive" model for 2017 as well as from its debut coming on the tenth anniversary of the original Apple iPhone release.