The iPhone and Apple have revolutionized the way people listen to music and interact with others. image: Flickr- PandukaSenaka
Source: iSmash Phone “History Lesson: iPhone Facts and Figures” Apple spent 150 million dollars to develop the iPhone. In 2007, Apple paid at least 1 million dollarsfor the iphone.com domain. image: Flickr- Mike Romani
This “candybar” styled device debuted in 2007. By the end of Apple’s third quarter during this year, 270,000iDevices were sold. Source: iSmash Phone “History Lesson: iPhone Facts and Figures” image: Flickr- HandeAksoy
In 2008, the cooler and sleeker iPhone 3G entered the mass market. The iPhone 3G was released with a larger consumer reaction and it sold an estimated 3 million devices in the first month. Source: iSmash Phone “History Lesson: iPhone Facts and Figures” image: Flickr- Jamey Howard
Source: iSmash Phone “History Lesson: iPhone Facts and Figures” image: Flickr- Ken Ilio The iPhone 3G appealed to business types, tech lovers and mainstream Americans alike. On July 11, 2008 Apple released the iPhone 3G in 22 countries. Shortly after, the iPhone 3GS was released and it came equipped with video recording and twice the processing speed.
And then finally came the iPhone 4… … in 2010 image: Flickr- Dan Jeffrey
Apple sold over 1.7 million iPhone 4 devices in the first 3 days. The company went as far as to call it the “most successful product launch in Apple’s history”, citing chief executive Steve Jobs. Source: NBC. “Why the iPhone is so Darn Popular” 2010 Image: Flickr- Marjan58
Image: Flickr- Fred Facker But the real question is, “What makes the iPhone so unique and so successful?”
image: Flickr- daiwilliamsuk Today, consumers match their smartphones with their identity… Your smartphone says a lot about who you are! Let’s see Apple’s competition...
The Blackberry Identity… Merging the personal chores of life with the professional. Email capability & event planning. Image: Flickr- GonzagueDambricourt Delivering both function& fashion
The Android Identity … an easily affordable smartphone with extreme customization. This smartphone allows for freedom and creativity. Image: Flickr- clivedarr
… But then there is the iPhone – Iconic ,cool, sexy, high-tech & nothing else can compare! Source: www.apple.com Image- Flickr- YutakeTsutano
image: Flickr- Allison McCarthy Apple has triumphed at two crucial qualities: simplicity andstatus. The company has created a mindset in which the phone is used as a communications and entertainment device. The recession-proof iPhone has helped Apple to reach global success by capturing mindshare and money.
The iPhone offers over 300,000 applications and there have been more than 7 billion downloads so far. Each app represents who we are and the large variety available allows us to express our identities. image: Flickr- Rachael Depp Source: iSmash Phone “History Lesson: iPhone Facts and Figures”
The iPhone creates an image for us… … and with the ever-growing app store, there is no limit to the potential uses for this device. image: Flickr- Naomi
iPhone users are able to browse the revolutionary App Store to find hundreds of thousands of apps designed specifically for their iPhone. With Apple’s App Store, there is almost no limit to what the iPhone can do. image: Flickr- Ken Ilio
The App Store is estimated to have prompted in excess of 6.5 billion downloadssince its launch, hosting 259,740 apps… Source: iSmash Phone “History Lesson: iPhone Facts and Figures” image: Flickr- Sean Bonner
image: Flickr- Cuba Gallery Whether you’re looking for a sports trainer, a personal shopper or even just a good book to read… … Apple’s App store allows the iPhone to cater to everyone’s personal needs.
image: Flickr- Emilio Guerra What’syourapp? Apps for going out, chefs, students, music, working out, traveling, managing money, work, fun & games, keeping current and even the great outdoors
Face Time Phone calls like you’ve never seen before! With the tap of a button, the iPhone 4 offers video calling, so you can share a smile from across the globe or wave hello to your friends and family Source: www.apple.com image: Flickr- Dennis Woo
image: Flickr- cobra_clean Source: www.apple.com Retina Display The sharpest, most vibrant and highest-resolution phone screen ever to hit the market! In- plane- switching technology is used to achieve a wider viewing angle than on typical LCDs. The iPhone 4 offers 326 pixels per inch which allows for much sharper text and images.
image: Flickr- Jack Lyons the iPhone has seen great success because of its multitasking abilities… …with the iPhone multitasking is done the right way Listen to audio in the background. Keep GPS running. Get VoIP calls while using other apps. Switch between apps quickly….and pick up right where you left off.
HD video recording… Image: Flickr- Robert Evans You can capture every moment with the iPhone HD video recording. Once you’re done, use the iPhone to edit the video clips into a movie or to share your footage anywhere in the world.
image: Flickr- Anson Ho In today’s society, one of the most pressing concerns in people’s social lives is finding time to keep in contact with friends and family. The iPhone has helped to connect people and maintain relationships through its revolutionary tools and applications.
image: Flickr- OrtziOmenaka The iPhone has moisture sensors to indicate whether water damage has affected a device… What more??? Source: iSmash Phone “History Lesson: iPhone Facts and Figures” …the iPhone’s virtual keyboard can accommodate 21 languages…… …the aluminosilicate glass used in iPhone 4 has been chemically strengthened to be 20 times stiffer and 30 times harder than plastic.
image: Flickr- Naomi …today, billions of people have turned to the iPhone for business and personal reasons. The iPhone will have a lasting impact on the way we connect with each other.
The iPhone is so much more than just another new product, it has reinvented the phone and transformed the mobile network. Who knows what Apple will present to us next? Image: Flickr- photo-atiste
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