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Jan 9 marks 10th anniversary of iPhone

On January 9, 2007, Apple CEO and founder Steve Jobs unveiled the iPhone at the MacWorld Conference in San Fransisco.

In November 2007, iPhone began international rollout.

On July 8, 2008, iPhone 3G went on sale to even greater acclaim.

On April 3, 2010, iPad went on sale, featuring 9.7 in touchscreen.

Oct 5, 2011: Steve Jobs dies of pancreatic cancer. His last words are,

“Oh wow, oh wow, oh wow”

Oct 14, 2011: iPhone 4s delivers major internal upgrades and 8MP camera with 1080p video recording. iOS 5 introduces iCloud and iMessage

Sep 21, 2012: New Apple CEO Tim Cook oversees iPhone 5, with taller screen

May 16, 2013: App Store marks 50 billionth download. Customers are downloading more than 800 apps every second

Sep 20, 2013: iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c go on sale. Former includes major internal upgrades, latter offers cheap, colourful plastic chassis

Sep 19, 2014: iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus arrive in stores, with bigger 4.7in and 5.5in displays respectively. They feature faster chips, improved Wi-Fi, upgraded cameras and Apple Pay

Apr 24, 2015: Apple Watch released

Sep 25, 2015: iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus go on sale. Upgrade improves hardware and introduces 3D Touch, which enables pressure-sensitive touch inputs

Mar 31, 2016: iPhone SE (Special Edition) squeezes workings of iPhone 6s into iPhone 5s form factor

Sep 16, 2016: iPhone 7/ iPhone 7 Plus released. Removes headphone jack,adds water resistance and 12MP camera

 


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