January 9 – today, marks the anniversary of what the company calls the ‘gold standard’ for smartphones – iPhone.
It was at Macworld 2007 in San Francisco, Steve Jobs introduced the world to iPhone as three products in one — “a widescreen iPod with touch controls, a revolutionary mobile phone and a breakthrough internet communications device.” Since then, the company has sold over one billion units.
Watch Steve Jobs introduce the first iPhone
“iPhone is an essential part of our customers’ lives, and today more than ever it is redefining the way we communicate, entertain, work and live,” said Cook. “iPhone set the standard for mobile computing in its first decade and we are just getting started. The best is yet to come.”