Lovers brand Apple are celebrating today, and it is a day like today the company Apple gave to the world the first iPhone. This device became the first smartphone, and how could it be otherwise, completely revolutionized the mobile phone market.
In addition, the iPhone was not a fad, and that over the years has been consolidating between users and with each generation sold million units worldwide. Also, do not forget that it laid the foundation of the smartphone market and little by little other companies were drawing their own models.
Yes, it is noteworthy that throughout these 10 years , the iPhone has been changing and evolving, as is logical, to keep up. And is that the world of technology is constantly evolving. Do you want to know what have been the 10 most significant changes the iPhone has undergone over these 10 years?
IPhone: 10 years, 10 changes
Screen size and resolution
The first generation iPhone came to market with a 3.5 inch screen and a resolution of 320 x 480 pixels with a density of 163ppp (pixels per inch). Apple had a hard time making the leap to bigger screens, but the iPhone 7 currently has a 4.7-inch screen with a resolution of 1,334 × 750 pixels with 326ppp, and the iPhone 7 Plus with a screen of 5.5 Inches and resolution of 1,920 × 1,080 pixels and 401ppp.
The battery has notably expanded its capacity, although to date it remains a pending issue not only for Apple, but for most smartphone manufacturers. The first iPhone had a 1,400 mAh battery, while now the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus have a battery of 1,969 and 2.900mAh respectively.
Another aspect in which the Apple smartphone has been gradually evolving is in RAM. The first generation iPhone was only 128MB of RAM, while the present ones have 2 to 3GB, depending on the model.
The original iPhone released 10 years ago integrated a Samsung S5L8900 (412MHz) processor. However, Apple took little to create their own processors and now the iPhone 7 integrates the A10 chip with 64 - bit architecture, 4 - core and coprocessor 2,34GHz M10 movement.
In terms of internal storage, there has also been a major change. The first iPhone had a 4 to 16GB storage, while current models ranging from 32 to 256GB, a very noticeable change.
The first generation iPhone had two ways to connect to Internet, EDGE and WiFi. The latest iPhone models also have two options for connecting to the network, but this time they are 4G and WiFi.
The first iPhone was accompanied by a main camera with 2 megapixel resolution. Over the last ten years, Apple has never wanted to enter the war of megapixels that have carried out other companies, but it has been improving gradually camera.
Although Apple has not been increasing considerably the megapixels of the sensor of the iPhone photo camera, the quality of the images has been improving. In addition, it is noteworthy novelty iPhone 7 Plus with its dual camera with 12 megapixels.
The US company has also evolved in terms of materials with each generation of its smartphone. In the first generation iPhone had a combination of polycarbonate and aluminum, then with the iPhone 4 and 4S opted for glass and aluminum and current models has opted for aluminum only.
Last but not least, there is the issue of price. When the first iPhone hit the market had a price that ranged from 499 to 599 €, while the starting price of the iPhone 7 and 7 Current Plus is 769 € and can reach 1,129 €, depending on the Model and the chosen capacity.
You see, over these ten years , the iPhone has been changing and improving in many aspects to keep up and not be left behind in a changing world. How will the iPhone 8 be? Will Apple again revolutionize the market with a new model this year for the tenth anniversary of its smartphone?