First Apple IPhone Went On Sale 9 Years Ago Today

Posted: Jun 29 2016, 7:26am CDT | by , Updated: Jun 29 2016, 10:34pm CDT, in News | Apple


First Apple iPhone Went on Sale 9 Years Ago Today
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Apple released the first iPhone in June 2007. Watch how the media talked about the first iPhone in the throw back video from the NBC Today talkshow.

Apple fans lined up for a new iPhone the first time 9 years ago. Apple fans lined up for the new GSM iPhone on June 29, 2007.  

A lot has happened since then. The iPhone has emerged as the biggest growth driver for Apple and their most important product. 

The iPhone entered the market when most smartphones had a keypad. Simple features as rotating screen has impressed the people back then. 

Watch Meredith Vieria and Natalie Morales discuss the iPhone on launch day on NBC's Today show. Matt Lauer calls on Meredith's iPhone. She has a topless photo of Lauer as the profile photo. 

The hosts said that the iPhone feels lighter than most phones and the screen is larger. They liked the big icons and how easy it is to use. Meredith Vieria had to problems using it. Feature highlights back then included iTunes, watching videos and taking photos. One big feature highlight was the turning screen. Back then consumers were easily impressed.

Apple is rumored to plan a big iPhone release in 2017 to mark the 10th anniversary of the iPhone. The 10th anniversary iPhone will be complete redesign using glass and for the first time OLED display technology.



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