iPhone Since, Now and Then?:Yesterday was a day which revolutionized the Phone we usually think meant for Calling and Texting as Apple launched its iPhone 9 year ago Steve Job introduce the first iPhone on 29 June 2007 at 9:41 AM at Moscone Center in Mac World Event since then iPhone doesn’t look back and sold over million of devices recently crossed 700 million marks and earned almost billion of dollars.

iPhone is a very simple device which comes with very simple OS know as iOS at first it is capable of doing things like Web Browsing, iPod Music, and Phone works after introduction of iOS 2 things are getting change as Apple handed power off phone to developers and since then Apps become life of Phone which really makes it smartphone. Things like finding routes, booking restaurants, sending the picture, chatting through all around the world with a simple phone. As time grows iPhone start taking more advantage of its hardware and developers changes the way we looked at it. Apple in the year 2010 introduces iPhone 4 with first iPhone to have the video call functionality and FaceTime become the popular app.

iPhone sees many changes in size and builds material as iPhone is about 3.5-inch display as today’s iPhone 6s Plus sports about 5.5-inch display things are much change and power of the device is also from Samsung Chipset to Apple A4 and now A9. Things are bit change from Steve Jobs Era to Tim Cook who is the recent C.E.O of Apple.Inc. iPhone also set many records as it has sold the record of 13 million units in the first week of sales in U.S. while iPhone 5s is among favorites of all of us as it sells over 150 million unit and still counting. So not further say let’s talk about each iPhone models separately.

iPhone Since, Now and Then?:

iPhone

iPhone 1st GEN
iPhone 1st GEN

iPhone is the first smartphone from Apple as it has many capabilities which device will have in ages as it is thinking of 5 years ahead. iPhone is a pretty simple device which has a functionality of and iPod, a Web Communicator and a Phone. While the phone is capable of doing pretty everything things like making notes, set reminders, doing a conference call, multitasking and much more which is not possible at that time. As iPhone getting software updates things are becoming more enhancing as in iOS 2.0 Apple adds SDK so developers can add there the app in the App Store. iPhone is excited since the introduction of iPhone 3G and it sold overs million of units which account up to 6.1 million units.

Smartphone has Samsung 32-bit RISC ARM1176JZ(F)-S v1.0 620 MHz
Underclocked to 412 MHz with the memory about 128MB of RAM for storage device has 4GB,8GB, and 16GB of models. The device has an only rear camera at the of 2 MP while images are good and nice. For Graphics processing this device has PowerVR MBX while only some net games are available at that time.

iPhone has 3.5-inch of TFT display with 320 x 480 pixels having a multi-touch capacity. The device is shipped with iOS 1.0 while it is finally upgradable to iOS 3.1.3 which really makes good out of it with features like multitasking, Copy Paste feature and much more.



iPhone 3G

iPhone 3G
iPhone 3G

Apple introduces iPhone 3G in 2008 at same Mac World Conference. As the Smartphone is dubbed as the Phone which beat iPhone, Which twice as fast but half in price and much more which created largely anticipation of the device. iPhone 3G is based on the iPhone concept with the faster speed with half of cost of it. The Smartphone is capable of many things like faster multitasking and apps are making this device for more fun. The smartphone iPhone becomes so popular as it sold over 1 million of a device in the first week of its launch.The product is last in the year 2010 with the introduction of iPhone 4.

iPhone 3G is packed with Samsung’s manufactured processor  32-bit RISC ARM1176JZ(F)-S v1.0 620 MHz Underclocked to 412 with 128MB of RAM with the storage option of 8GB and 16GB Memory. The device uses improved camera sensor of 2MP. For Gaming in this device, Apple uses PowerVR MBX which really makes the device best at gaming.

iPhone 3G uses the same 3.5-inch of TFT display with 320 x 480 pixels having a multi-touch capacity. The device is shipped with iOS 2.0 while it is finally upgradable to iOS 4.1.2 which really makes good out of it with design changes and app windows and many services which make the device awesome.

 

iPhone 3GS

iPhone 3GS
iPhone 3GS

Apple introduces iPhone 3GS in 2010 at WWDC event. iPhone 3GS is first in the line of S series which will become more famous in future. iPhone 3GS has the much glossy feel with same build material which makes the device very good. The word “S” feature for more speed as this is faster and better than its predecessor as it uses more ram and more processing power. This device also sold over millions of device since in the first week of introduction. The product is last in the year 2011 with the introduction of iPhone 4S.

iPhone 3GS is packed with Samsung’s manufactured processor   600 MHz ARM Cortex-A8
with 256MB of RAM with the storage option of 8GB,16Gb, and 32GB Memory. The device uses improved camera sensor of 3MP which is nice improved over iPhone 3G camera with the nice upgrade. For Gaming in this device, Apple uses PowerVR SGX535 which really makes the device best at gaming with many best title of that time flawless without any hiccups.

iPhone 3GS uses the same 3.5-inch of TFT display with 320 x 480 pixels having a multi-touch capacity. The device is shipped with iOS 3.0 while it is finally upgradable to iOS 6.1.6 as iOS 6 is last design pattern of iOS since then iOS change it look completely as iOS 6 comes with many features like good maps technology Apple iCloud in iOS 4 and many good features make the device a worthy for use.


iPhone 4

iPhone 4
iPhone 4

iPhone 4 more enhance the smartphone with the new front facing camera technology which introduces Apple FaceTime. iPhone 4 also have the new retinal display which is the highest pixel screen at that time. With new design pattern of glass at the back as it is very hard tough glass at the back. As iPhone 4 is the best device since in terms of design as it is perfectly balanced all over its sides with metal at the side creates the nice blend of Glass and Aluminum nicely. It is the first iPhone device to have a front facing camera for video calling as Apple introduces new FaceTime app which really changes the way we communicate in Phone. FaceTime becomes more phenomenal apps and millions of user use it as daily use.

iPhone 4 powered with Apple’s own A4 Chipset which is much more powerful can capable of Samsung’s ones as in previous gen. With higher RAM and more storage option makes this device much more usable. Apart from these Apple also upgrade Camera with new iSight Camera with 5MP sensor and much more improved technology. New Retinal Display also makes its first appearance in the device as it has higher pixel than any smartphone of its time.

 


iPhone 4S 

iPhone 4S
iPhone 4S

After carrying charge from Steve jobs Tim Cook took Apple CEO place and introduces iPhone 4S which is the second device in the S series as it becomes more popular as S line up has more refinement and more power than previous gen iPhones. This time, Apple introduces iPhone 4S with the introduction of the first smartphone voice-activated assistant called Siri. Siri is really doing each and everything from making calls to making a remainder everything and its w many upgrades as time passes by. With new upgrades like new iSight Camera which is loved by many people and capture photo in the planet than any other phones or camera does.

Apple also introduces new Apple owned A5 chipset which much faster than A4 chipset and capable of doing many tasks easily. With higher RAM of 512MB makes this device much more multitasking and apps are just flawless. Gaming in iPhone has become more interesting with higher GPU which makes games pretty awesome to play. The device has 8MP of iSight Camera which is much more refined than  previous gen. The device also uses Quad Band Antenna technology so even you and over sensor another sensor will work same.

iPhone 4S is shipped with iOS 5 and upgradable to iOS 9.3.3 while it lasts up to 2015 Since the introduction of iPhone 6S.

iPhone 5

iPhone 5
iPhone 5

After a death of Steve, Jobs Apple comes in dilemma who would lead it as Steve and Tim Cook finally take whole Apple control and introduces iPhone 5 which is completely new design with the larger screen size of 4-inches. As iPhone 5 get more customer attraction and become favorite among all as it fits just perfect in hand. With an introduction of new Apple’s lighting connector which is so simple had more perfect for devices. Siri in iOS 6 also gets more refined and do many tasks than ever.

iPhone 5 is powered with Apple A6 Chipset which is much faster than the A5 chipset. The device is powered with 1GB of Memory so a device is capable of doing lots of multitasking with much faster speed. Apple makes the retinal display with adding up more pixel about 1136×640 resolution. With the slimmer and lighter than iPhone 4S makes this device much more usable despite having the larger screen.

iPhone 5C

iPhone 5C
iPhone 5C

Apple first time introduces two new iPhone as iPhone 5S and iPhone 5C. iPhone 5C is the first color model of iPhone which comes in different color option like Black, White, Red, Yellow, Pink, Blue, and Green. As iPhone 5C is based on a color concept but somehow convince the user to use it as it doesn’t have Apple legacy as made up of plastic as people tipped this device as Cheap for C become Apple device doesn’t compromise with build quality.
From inside iPhone 5C is pretty same like iPhone 5 with same A6 Chipset same GPU and Same Camera module as iPhone 5 not a bit change in the device from inside as from out this device has Plastic back which is made up of polycarbonate while Apple also adds support from in with reinforced body so quality of plastics will become tougher but it won’t able to catch public attention and finally this device receives a flop for first in iPhone history Since then no model receives bad impact like this one.

iPhone 5S

iPhone 5S
iPhone 5S

iPhone 5S introduce in the special event of Apple in September and after its introduction, it really changes the Smartphones and takes place of PC in many terms. The third installment of S series and seventh installment from Apple really makes its appearance with good as the device is yet powerful iPhone at that time and the same look like iPhone 5 by an introduction of new TouchID which changes the way we unlock our devices in just authentication of fingerprint unlocks a device and ready to go. Since the introduction of iPhone 5S Apple also changes the iOS with a latest new interface as all effect from metal changes to way like transparency and glossy feel. Both interface and phone are pretty well crafted as it looks like they are meant for each other. iPhone 5S is introduced in Gold which looks super awesome and nice.

iPhone 5S receives heavy upgrade since the previous generation as it is the first smartphone to having a desktop class architecture of about 64-Bit with Apple A7 Chipset which is most advanced chipset of its time so apps which are on the desktop is not running smoothly in Phones. Apart from this apple make this device twice as fast than iPhone 5 with same body enclosure. The camera of this device is phenomenal and most loved among user as it is just 8MP camera with many features like larger aperture and dual LED true tone flash it can also record Slow-Mo Video and also record Hyper-lapse. Multitasking and smoothness of the device are worth for apart from these Apple also changes the way we use iPhone by introducing iOS 7 biggest change in iOS Since the iOS with many changes and the new introduction which makes many users get Apple device as Apple start getting solving the user review to improve their iPhone models.

iPhone 5S is most beloved iPhone till date as it inspires about Apple to create smaller version iPhone SE after iPhone 6s introduction. Apart from these iPhone 5S is sold over 150 million unit and it becomes most selling iPhone till date.

iPhone 6/6 Plus

iPhone 6
iPhone 6

Apple finally broken all the laws of one-handed operation of device by the introduction of biggest change in the iPhone since the iPhone with iPhone 6 and 6 Plus as both devices has same Apple craftsmanship from inside and out with larger displays which give more space for the content while this is the first time Apple introduces two new sizes 4.7-inches and 5.5-inch. Since iPhone 6 and 6 Plus is nothing much more remarkable as it has the same feature as 5S with some improvement in processing power and the little bit of hardware improvement. One the first week it sold about 10 million units which break all the records from the previous gen.

Apple introduces new Retinal HD display with the resolution of 1334×750 with 326ppi while Plus model gets an F-HD display. New iPhone 6 and 6Plus has the bigger design with a larger TouchID sensor while Apple some tries to manage the issue with one-handed operation with feature like swipe to back screen and reachability which down the whole  screen as per command. iPhone 6 and 6 Plus comes with Apple A8 Chipset with co-motion processor M8 Chip which tracks height of elevation. Apart from that, both devices receive battery bump. Both devices receive heavy public attention and receive good critics from a review.

iPhone 6S/6S Plus

iPhone 6S
iPhone 6S

Apple introduces both of these both last year in September as it is the Fourth installment in S series and as previous S this device has remarkable power inside a looks same as iPhone 6 and 6 Plus while they introduces new feature like Always On Siri, New TouchID sensor, 3D the new way to interact with device, Camera improvement, Haptic Feedback Engine for more perfect feel of touch and New Rose Gold Color(Pink).
New iPhone 6S and 6S Plus powered by Apple new A9 Chipset which has 40% Processing Power Improvement than A8 and 70% Graphics Improvement than A8. Both devices have 2GB of Memory as multitasking and App transitions are faster than ever while they are first iPhone to have 2GB of memory. Basic device model has 16 GB of Storage while a user can opt at max 128GB same as previous. New Camera Module of 12MP sensor captures Photos really like memories and front side also gets bumped of 5MP Pixel with retinal flash which light up a screen as the flash to captures details. 3D Touch is best among all features as it has less compatibility at the beginning after an introduction of iOS 10 3D Touch really becomes the need for day to day work. TouchID is become lighting fast it even open in a just flick of an eye. Siri receives always on feature makes a device more useful for hands-free uses.

iPhone 6S is the current gen iPhone while is best iPhone yet with many new features which you can’t live without.

iPhone SE

iPhone SE
iPhone SE

After introducing biggest changes in iPhone by making display size larger than ever Apple then returns for a user who usually love this device for its small form factor which fits in one hand as Apple introduces iPhone SE which has same looks as iPhone 5S with the same size but the new improvement from inside same as iPhone 6s.

The device is shipped with Apple A9 CPU with features like Always-on Siri new Core M9 Motion processor which save battery in use running sensor at the background. Apple introduces new Rose Gold color in iPhone SE. Camera sensor also improves it uses 12MP at the rear and 1.2MP on the front with Retinal Flash. More feature is same as iPhone 5S so nothing much change yet.

Road Ahead

iPhone is first to line up of a device which crosses a decade and becomes the best since its launch as each year it receives an update in hardware and software which makes these devices more useful. From the journey to iPhone to iPhone SE really requires people attention and love for a device line up to complete a decade. For future, iPhone Apple will launch iPhone 7 this and may release iPhone 8 in 2017 as per leaks as iPhone 7 may not receive its S series. After all, there are more expectations for iPhone than any other smartphone from beginning to till date iPhone changes the way we think of iPhone as still, it’s proving it.

On the last words of this article, I would like to quote Apple words

“If You don’t have an iPhone you don’t have an iPhone”

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