10 Awesome Years of Awesome iPhone, 10 Awesome Facts – Infographic

 

  • iPhone won the covetous award of ‘invention of the Year’ by Time magazine in 2007.
  • Do you wonder why iPhone ads always show 9.41 times? It’s because the late Steve Jobs had introduced the first iPhone at exactly the same time in 2007.
  • 2008 version of the iPhone named 3G, was the first to use faster cellular networks, GPS and allowed users to buy apps from the App store.
  • Despite being arch-rivals, the bulk of the A-x processors that power Apple’s devices come from Samsung.
  • Apple had sold more than 1 million iPhone 4s models within 24 hours of its release in October 2011. Apple became largest smartphone maker in 2011, overtaking Nokia. By 2016, Apple sold its 1 billionth iPhone.
  • iPhone’s Retina screen is the most expensive component at a whopping $28.5 price. Of course, this doesn’t take into account the design, assembly or even branding of the phone which is why it still costs over $200.
  • A skydiver named Jarrod McKinney jumped from 13,000 feet and lost his iPhone. He later found his iPhone and was surprised that it was still functioning with only the screen being cracked.
  • Since the iPhone was released in 2007, Apple has owned more than 200 patents in relation to the iPhone’s technology.
  • If you look closely on the Artists icon in an iPhone’s Music app, you’ll actually see the silhouette of U2’s frontman, Bono.
  • While it was in the development stage, the code name for the as-yet unnamed phone was ‘Purple’. iPhone developers even called their section in the Apple HQ the ‘Purple Dorm’.

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