only now just met a very special birthday in the world of technology. And is that a day like yesterday, June 29, the iPhone saw the light in the world to shake, forever, the mobile phone market. January 9, 2007 Steve Jobs made a legendary presentation : taught the world a new device called a before and after. The project began in 2005, when Jobs came to him one of his revolutionary ideas. The project, which Apple collaborated with AT & T Mobile , had lasted 30 months and cost approximately $ 150 million. After this costly process, saw the light iPhone and with it, the Smartphone.
Steve Jobs, when he showed for the first time iPhone, January 9, 2007, in San Francisco.
This first device was the iPhone 2G , that would come first in the market on June 29, 2007, five years ago. From then until now, upgrades and improvements have succeeded in making this first Smartphone in the perfected iPhone 4s , probably (and with permission of Galaxy III) the best phone in the world. This was precisely the promise when Steve Jobs introduced the iPhone, “revolutionize the world.” Other companies, from iPhone, followed the pattern of the iPhone and Smartphone embraced the so-called “smart phone” . Some, Samsung, HTC and Motorola have created large devices trying to outshine Apple, getting barely.
Five years numbers
a success. According to a study by the company Strategy Analytics, and collected by the Canadian newspaper The Globe and Mail, have sold 250 million units of iPhone models and Apple has managed a profit of 150,000 billion (120,000 million euros) worldwide. “The iPhone has become a huge generator of cash and profits for Apple,” says the executive director of Strategy Analytics, Neil Mawston.
The iPhone revolutionized the world
The iPhone was the first in a series of technological products are changing , at the speed of light, the way we contact and meeting events. As with the earthquake in Japan, or call Arab Spring, where popular revolts full Internet was banned for its ability to communicate everything instantly. In crisis, in Egypt, for instance, were banned Smartphones. Journalism, for another example, is changing with this powerful laptop, as media outlets like The Guardian and the BBC and distributed iPhones in their writing.
But this growth may not be as pronounced in the future . In the coming years. Neil Mawston ensures that this growth will stagnate , especially for the great competition in the market. “There are indications that in the next five years the iPhone will be more difficult. Some mobile operators are concerned about the high cost of iPhone subsidies, while competitors like Samsung is expanding its portfolio of devices with the Galaxy family. ” However, the iPhone always be the quintessential smartphone. Five years ago, a plethora Steve Jobs revolutionized the world and set a precedent for present and future generations, because the way we communicate and was never the same.