Apple has always been an epitome of style and sophistication. Right from its first iPhone in 2007 to its last in 2011, the Cupertino Calif.-based company has been a favorite of all tech lovers. Apple has given users highly anticipated and innovative devices, with each version seeing a major generational shift from its predecessors. Let’s take a look at Apple’s journey so far from its first to latest smartphone.
Apple marked its footing into the smartphone market with its first iPhone, unveiled in 2007. This smartphone had quad-band GSM cellular connectivity, GPRS, and EDGE support for data transfer.
Next came the iPhone 3G in 2008. This second-generation smartphone boast of assisted GPS, 3G data and tri-band UMTS/HSDPA.
Then came iPhone 3GS in 2009, which was the touchscreen third generation iPhone. This phone had voice control, 7.2 Mbit/s HSDPA downloading, and supported Apple’s iOS operating system.
The iPhone 4 was the fourth generation touchscreen 3G smartphone, launched in 2010. Sleek and stylish, this phone supported Apple’s iOS operating system, Apple A4 processor. It had 512 MB of eDRAM, 3.5-inch (89 mm) LED backlit liquid crystal display with a 960×640 pixel resolution.
The latest and powerful so far, iPhone 4S is the fifth in line, which was launched in 2011. This smartphone has voice recognition system- Siri, cloud storage service named iCloud. With a new 8-megapixel camera, this phone has a dual core A5 processor with a CMOS back-illuminated sensor and a fast f/2.4 lens.