Smartphones, once invented in the head of the famous Steve Jobs, have changed a lot. Every year, more fans and competitors are waiting for A...
Smartphones, once invented in the head of the famous Steve Jobs, have changed a lot.
Every year, more fans and competitors are waiting for Apple to introduce the new iPhone. To remember the main dates and moments of the line of devices, we have prepared this article.
Date of presentation and release of all IPhone models
Fans are accustomed to the fact that Apple is holding a new smartphone update cycle in September. At least this has been the case for the past few years. A big presentation will take place in early September. There is a lot of hype around this event both "Before" and after several days of the event.
However, after the show and before the actual appearance of the smartphone, in the hands of buyers, time always passed. So the timing could be shifted due to one reason or another.
First iPhone (original edition)
The history of iPhone smartphones began back in 2007, namely September 9. Then, Steve Jobs presented something new Yes, everything was new, unlike anyone else.
The highlights of the first iPhone were about having a 3.5 inch LCD screen. Users could use a browser on it and use applications. The camera was 2 megapixels. And the memory was available in 4 GB of RAM, 8 and 16 GB of additional memory to choose from.
When the iPhone 3G came out
A year later, the company released an updated version of the iPhone 3G. It appeared on June 9, 2008 and runs on iPhone OS 2. proprietary operating system. Compared to the first version, the 3G model has become faster. There is a high speed of the Internet connection. Added more compatible apps from App Stor. The model was produced in two colors - white or black.
With a small update, the iPhone 3GS arrived a year later. The smartphone was shown on June 8, 2009 with a sale date on June 19. It was equipped with a larger battery and a 3MP camera. But the most important difference was the increase in memory capacity up to 32 GB.
iPhone 4 went on sale
The glass body made their iPhone 4 the most desirable smartphone of those years. It was shown on June 7 in 2010. Equipped with a 1.2MP front camera and a 5MP main camera. The smartphone came out in a new design with a quality Retina display.
This model was the last that the founder of Apple personally presented.
iPhone 4S with minor improvements
In the future, 2011, the iPhone 4S model was presented with a letter designation. The device has already received 64 GB of memory and small changes in characteristics. Outwardly, it was all the same "fourth iPhone".
The arrival of the iPhone 5 and iPhone 5c
The bright line of smartphones iPhone 5 and iPhone 5c was presented on September 12, 2012. Smartphones have received the colors "space gray" and silver. New design, improved 4-inch screen. Connect to 4G networks and improve camera, battery and overall performance.
The iPhone 5 C version has a new Touch ID fingerprint scanner. We also added more performance and more camera chips.
Apple iPhone 5S received a plastic case and even more vibrant colors. These included: yellow, blue, green, red and white.
When the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus came out
He appeared on September 9, 2014. The screen is 4.7 "for the base and 5.5" for the Plus version. Again, an aluminum body and an even better camera.
When the iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus came out
On September 9, 2015, two smartphones were presented in the iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus line. The iPhone 6S has become the evolution of the Six. They have received improvements to the Touch ID system and the appearance of 3D Touch thanks to the new Taptic Engine.
IPhone SE (1st generation)
The first "cheap" iPhone SE was presented on March 31, 2016. Among its characteristics were everything the same as the iPhone 5s. However, in terms of power it was like the iPhone 6s and the same A9 processor. It became a hit for the next few years.
IPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus release date
The new line of two iPhone 7 models was unveiled to the public on September 7, 2016. The models came out running iOS 10 and hit the shelves on September 21st.
The base version of the iPhone 7 features a trendy body and an exclusive (PRODUCT) RED color. New standard for water and dust resistance. The most important thing is the most powerful processor.
iPhone 7 Plus has a dual camera and a large storage capacity up to 256 GB. It was the first model to lack a 3.5mm audio jack. Also, for the first time, a camera has been added with such important features as the popular portrait mode.
iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus
The brand new iPhone 8 was unveiled on September 12, 2017 along with a larger version of the iPhone 8 Plus. Both models went on sale to everyone on September 22nd. Important improvements worth noting:
- The body is completely made of glass.
- Added support for wireless charging with the Qi standard.
- The battery has not become much larger.
- A new generation A11 Bionic processor appeared inside it.
Anniversary iPhone X "iPhone X"
On the same day, the iPhone was presented, for which the fate of the pioneer was prepared. On September 12, Apple presented its jubilee iPhone X (or "iPhone Ten").
The tenth iPhone X set the trend for the next few years. The appearance of "monobrow", "bangs" or a cutout on the screen became key in its design. In the following years, all competitors, to one degree or another, copied its design.
5.8-inch AMOLED screen with 2436 × 1125 px resolution. Face ID has been added as a biometric unlock system. The model was released on sale only on November 3, after problems in production.
When did the iPhone XS, XS Max, XR come out?
A year later, on September 12, 2018, three smartphone models were presented at once. Everyone expected to see the familiar number - iPhone 9, but it did not happen. Having received the letter names - XS, XS Max, XR, three smartphones conquered all fans.
The company has positioned them as: base, mid-range and flagship versions of iPhones. The iPhone XS version became the receivers of the previous model and received the A12 Bionic processor. The largest and most expensive iPhone in the history of the company was equipped with a 6.5-inch screen. After that, all Android competitors began to release the same and even larger device sizes.
But of these new products, the iPhone XR has become the most affordable and best-selling model. Compact, with a 6.1-inch LCD screen and an affordable price. What's more, the presence of several vibrant body colors also shares its own result.
IPhone 11 release date
Once again, Apple "invented" something of its own. Instead of the expected receivers with the iPhone XS, XS Max and XR with letters, the eleventh "iPhone" appeared.
This time the names were given to the prefixes "Pro" and "Max". The basic version of the iPhone 11 received two cameras and 4K support. Like the XR model, it has received several bright colors: silver, space gray, red, yellow, purple and green.
Expensive models iPhone 11 Pro and iPhone 11 Pro Max got three cameras at once. The highlight this time was a new color of bottle green. All models have been on sale since September 20, running iOS 13.
iPhone SE 2020 (2nd generation)
He was expected for three years and there were a lot of rumors about his appearance. Almost every year it was expected and only on April 15, 2020, the most affordable smartphone from Apple appeared.
The budget iPhone SE 2020 is based on the eight with a number of improvements. 4.7-inch LCD with Touch ID (i.e. no Face ID) and $ 399 for the base version with 64GB of storage. A great option for your money.
IPhone 12 release date
2020 has brought a lot of surprises, not just for tech fans. The situation in the world has not changed much, which forced the business to change its usual rhythm of work.
Apple never officially comments on anything prior to its release. So the new iPhone 12 could be unveiled this fall, in September. Although, they say that the presentation may be delayed by date. And the release of new models will be postponed for several months.
Hopefully the presentation and first models will be announced as soon as possible. And all fans of the brand will be able to buy any of the versions of the iPhone 12 at an affordable price.