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Steve Jobs announced the first iPhone 16 years ago

Steve Jobs announced the world’s first iPhone 16 years ago.

It was a real revelation.

Before Apple’s most popular product arrived, Smartphones were clumsy gadgets: Half keyboard and half screen. The web didn’t work well on mobile, so companies were forced to create native versions of their pages in order to be viewed.

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However, the distinctive smartphone experience we enjoy today didn’t emerge overnight. It took years for Apple to add one feature after another. By today’s standards, the original iPhone was a primitive brick.,

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To remind you how far the iPhone has come, we put together this slideshow.

Jay Yarrow contributed to an earlier version of this article.

Yes, the original iPhone was a revelation. His competitors at that time were:

Despite this, it’s fun to look back and see how many common features were missing from the original iPhone.

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It had EDGE or 2G wireless connectivity, which is extremely slow. It was basically as slow as your internet at home before broadband.

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That 2G connection was even worse because AT&T was the only carrier available (it just launched in the US). And AT&T had problems like dropped calls.

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The screen measures just 3.5 inches, compared to 6.7 inches on the most advanced model ever, the iPhone 14 Pro Max.

Primer Iphone

There was no App Store when the iPhone was launched

App Store

Beyond the touch screen and elegant design, what most defines the modern smartphone are the applications. incredibly, When Apple first released the iPhone, it didn’t have an App Store.,

Steve Jobs wasn’t sure he wanted it because of his desire to be in complete control of the experience. Finally, he agreed. And thank goodness it did, as Apple’s App Store set the standard for extending smartphone functionality.

I hope you like the black background, because it was the only option! That’s right: on the first iPhone you couldn’t change the wallpaper.

Iphone 2007

Apple took 3 years to add copy and paste feature.

Copy And Paste On Iphone

The first iPhone required a computer to set it up. It took another 5 years for Apple to reduce its losses.

Iphone Sin Pc

Do you want to write text messages in landscape mode? The first iPhone couldn’t do this.

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Do you want to send a picture? The first iPhone couldn’t even do this via text message. We’ve come a long way from basic text messaging to the weird disco that is the modern iMessage.

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There were no external map apps, not even Google Maps! Apple didn’t give any instructions and didn’t even allow other app developers to use them for years.

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The camera was only 2 megapixels, so it wasn’t able to take on the great ones of modern iPhones. Camera also could not record video. In comparison, the iPhone 14 Pro Max has a 48-megapixel camera.

Primer Iphone

There was no Notification Center, Siri, or Control Center. These are all complex features that have been added to the iPhone relatively recently, but it’s still a reminder of how many features Apple has added since 2007.

Control Center On Iphone

And it costs $499 (about 500 euros at current exchange rates) for the 4GB model. The original iPhone had a maximum of 16GB of storage. Today, storage for the iPhone 14 Pro Max starts at 128GB and goes up to 1TB (remember that 1 terabyte equals 1,024 gigabytes).

Steve Jobs And The First Iphone

And?

Iphone 14 Pro

the question is Technology is slow to mature,

Although the iPhone was a revelation when it hit the market, it still had a long way to go. The next time your favorite tech company launches a new product — especially if that new product is in a new category, like smartphones were in 2007, for example — give them some leeway,

Even if the fundamental vision for the product is solid, the first version is just that: a starting point.

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