Part of the story: This is how the iPhone has changed in these 16 years of existence

Apple ‘s iPhone was announced on January 9, 2007, 16 years ago, by Steve Jobs himself.

Apple is an American company that designs and produces electronic equipment, software, and online services. One of its products that impacted the market in 2007 was the first iPhone , because, although there were already phones like Palm, BlackBerry, among others, Apple managed to stand out by making its own distinguished smartphone device.

16 years have passed since the release of the first Apple Smartphone that revolutionized the world of technology, where it has adapted and changed the design of the iPhone several times, becoming what it is now: one of the most beloved smartphones around. the world.

Next, we will give you a walk through all the versions of the iPhone to date.

The first iPhone – 2007

This is where it all started for the iPhone , both the hardware and software features were most interesting, first of all, the inclusion of the touch screen as we know it, and intuitive software capable of taking advantage of it. A 3.5-inch screen with a resolution of 480 × 320 for 163ppi, a metal body, the ability to connect to Wi-Fi and even use the EDGE or 2G network.

iPhone 3G – 2008

Given the great commotion that the first iPhone generated , for the following year Apple launched the iPhone 3G, which was identical to the original iPhone , but with a thinner metallic outer edge. Its main feature was that it supported the 3G network and GPS. The App Store was also added with different applications for the Smartphone.

iPhone 3Gs – 2009

Its design was similar to the iPhone 3G, but with a faster 600MHz ARM A8 CPU and a fingerprint-resistant screen coating. The goal of this version was to refine the experience for speed, with the addition of things like a digital compass and a better camera with the ability to record video.

It was one of the updates with the most complaints, one of which was that users complained about the omission of a design change, leaving the exact same black and white model.

iPhone 4 – 2010

This was a radical departure from previous models and one of the most famous to date. This came with a 3.5-inch 960 x 480 resolution screen and the introduction of the Retina display, which gave a higher pixel density than its predecessor. In addition to a new squarer design, made of tempered glass and metal.

One of the things that caught a lot of attention in this model was that it had a better camera, better processor, RAM and a new version of the operating system was released.

iPhone 4S – 2011

This is a new update to the iPhone 4, which had the addition of more speed and the introduction of Siri as a personal assistant. The iPhone 4S announced by CEO Tim Cook on October 4, 2011.

iPhone 5 – 2012

This was another leap forward for the updated iPhone , which brought a larger 4-inch screen with a resolution of 1136 x 640, which was a new look for the iPhone . It also introduced a new connector, Lightning.

iPhone 5C – 2013

It was basically the same product as the iPhone 5; the same camera, same RAM, same A6, many cataloged that the only thing that differentiated it from the previous range is that they had more color, since it is sold in 5 different colors.

iPhone 5s – 2013

It kept the design features of the iPhone 5, but added the home button and introduced Touch ID, which provides a way to unlock the phone and authenticate App Store purchases.

It also included a companion called M7 with which you could measure steps and improve the accelerometer and the inclusion of camera improvements; such as the 120fps recording function, burst mode with 10 photos per second and the TrueTrone flash.