Ten years ago a man named Steve in a black mock turtleneck shirt, New Balance sneakers, and round frameless spectacles, took the stage at Macworld to introduce us to three “new products”. A Web communicator, an iPod, and a phone. But these weren’t three separate devices, it was one device that did it all (and boy was it patented).
Apple marketed it as the “ultimate digital device” and “your life in your pocket.” They called it iPhone and people around the world referred to it as “the Jesus phone.” A lot has happened over the past decade, and the iPhone has paved the way for billions of people to carry their life around in their pocket.
Fast forward to today where Apple’s asked us to “say hello to the future” with iPhone X — the “best friend” in your pocket — and if history repeats itself, 2018 will continue to deliver on the 2007 promise of your pocketed life.
But what’s changed over the past 10 years? How has the iPhone of today evolved from the original all-in-one device? With new iPhones just around the corner, now is the perfect time to take a look what ten years of innovation and design look like. Continue reading to see how much the iPhone has evolved since 2007!