- The original iPhone launched on June 29, 2007 -- ten years ago today.
- Here are some of the biggest changes between the original iPhone and the iPhone 7.
Ten years ago, on June 29 2007, Apple launched the original iPhone. At the time, BlackBerry, Palm and Windows Mobile smartphones ruled the market with QWERTY keyboards and styluses.
Multitouch screens became the must-have on every smartphone, and consumers finally got a taste of a user interface that was easy to see and interact with. Even though it lacked some features of other smartphones, like faster 3G data speeds, the iPhone quickly became a must-have for consumers who could afford it.
Let's revisit the iPhone and review some of its original features compared to what's offered on the market today.