The Obsolete and the Opportunity

  • The iPhone

    The iPhone
    Apple's first smartphone, "The iPhone", was cost around 500 dollars and was introduced on June 29, 2007. People stopped buying this iPhone as newer iPhones with greater updates were available.

    Display Size: 3.5 inches
    Dimensions: 115 x 61 x 11.6 mm (4.53 x 2.40 x 0.46 in)
    Weight: 135 g (4.76 oz)
    Colours: Black
  • iPhone 3G

    iPhone 3G
    On July 11, 2008, Apple released the "iPhone 3G." This iPhone has several advantages over previous iPhones, including the ability to connect faster (3G-based networks), longer battery life, built-in GPS, more storage, and a lower price. The "iPhone 3G" cost around 200 dollars. When new phones with better updates that were life-changing came out, this iPhone was purchased less (discontinued June 7, 2010).
    Colours: Black and White
    Weight: 133 g (4.7 oz)
  • BlackBerry Curve 8520

    BlackBerry Curve 8520
    In July of 2009, the "BlackBerry Curve 8520" was released. The cost of this phone was estimated to be around 100 dollars. Although this upgrade didn't have a touch screen, it did allow you to connect with your friends more and had better features than previous Blackberrys. (This phone was discontinued).
    Colours: Black
    Weight: 106 g (3.74 oz)
    Dimensions: 109 x 60 x 13.9 mm (4.29 x 2.36 x 0.55 in)
  • Samsung Galaxy S

    Samsung Galaxy S
    On June 4, 2010, Samsung released the first "Galaxy S". This phone was roughly around 400+ dollars and included many unique features, including a touchscreen.
    Colours: Black
    Dimensions: 4.82 x 2.53 x 0.39 inches (122.4 x 64.2 x 9.9 mm)
    Weight: 4.16 oz (118.0 g)
  • iPhone 5

    iPhone 5
    On September 21, 2012, the "iPhone 5" was released. This phone cost around 600 dollars and was one of Apple's most popular and successful models. It offered a lot more features than previous iPhones. ("iPhone 5" was later discontinued).
    Dimensions: 123.8 x 58.6 x 7.6 mm (4.87 x 2.31 x 0.30 in)
    Weight: 112 g (3.95 oz)
    Colours: Black, Silver, White (more colours!)
  • iPhone 5C

    iPhone 5C
    On September 20, 2013, the "iPhone 5C" was released. This iPhone was priced at 100+ dollars. Apple updated a few more features and expanded the colour options.
    Dimensions: 124.4 x 59.2 x 9 mm (4.90 x 2.33 x 0.35 in)
    Weight: 132 g (4.66 oz)
    Colours: Blue, Green, Pink, Yellow, and White
  • iPhone 6 Plus

    iPhone 6 Plus
    On September 19, 2014, the "iPhone 6 Plus" was released. This iPhone was more expensive. The phone came with more features as well as a slimmer body. It received some complaints, yet it still broke a sales record. When new phones, specifically iPhones, were launched (new features), this iPhone began to lose popularity.
    Dimensions: 158.1 x 77.8 x 7.1 mm (6.22 x 3.06 x 0.28 in)
    Weight: 172 g (6.07 oz)
    Colours: Rose Gold, Gold, Silver, and Space Gray
  • Samsung Galaxy S8+

    Samsung Galaxy S8+
    In April of 2017, the "Samsung Galaxy S8+" was released. This phone costs roughly 300 dollars or more. This phone has a full-screen display, wireless charging, and other interesting features. This phone was rated one of the best-selling Android smartphones.
    Colours: Midnight Black, Arctic Silver, Orchid Gray, etc
    Dimensions: 159.5 x 73.4 x 8.1 mm (6.28 x 2.89 x 0.32 in)
    Weight: 173 g (6.10 oz)
  • iPhone X

    iPhone X
    On November 3, 2017, the "iPhone X" was released. This phone featured Apple's first full-screen display and more interesting new features. This phone was roughly a thousand dollars. As you can see, Apple is raising prices because of the new features and buyers they are getting. This phone was slowly being purchased when new phones with more updates began to appear.
    Height: 5.65 inches (143.6 mm)
    Width: 2.79 inches (70.9 mm)
    Weight: 6.14 ounces (174 grams)
    Colours: Silver and Grey
  • OnePlus 6T

    OnePlus 6T
    On November 1, 2018, the "OnePlus 6T" was released. This phone cost around 600 dollars. "OnePlus 6T" was gaining popularity, but it began to lose it when other phones came out with more future updates.
    Dimensions: 157.5 x 74.8 x 8.2 mm (6.20 x 2.94 x 0.32 in)
    Weight: 185 g (6.53 oz)
    Colours: Thunder Purple, Mirror Black, and Midnight Black