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iPhone


The Apple iPhone (1st Generation / iPhone 2G) is a smartphone that was designed, manufactured, and sold by Apple from 2007 to 2008 as part of the iPhone series. The revolutionary mobile phone has been introduced on January 9, 2007, and its price started at $499. Apple’s first iPhone is a device that combines three functions; mobile phone, Internet communications functionality, and iPod. The iPhone’s user interface is built around a multi-touch screen with a virtual keyboard. The iPhone connects to cellular networks or Wi-Fi and can make callsbrowse the webtake picturesplay music, and send and receive emails and text messages. This iPhone has been discontinued on June 9, 2008 and has been replaced by iPhone 3G.

Original iPhone features Quad-band GSM capability, an 412 MHz Samsung ARM 11 processor, 3.5″ multi-touch LCD Display, 4 / 8 or 16 GB of flash memory, 128 MB of RAM, built-in Wi-Fi, EDGE, Bluetooth 2.0 + EDR, 2.0 Mpix camera, accelerometer, Dock connector, 3.5-mm headphone jack, and 8 hours of talk time (up to 250 hours in standby). From February 5, 2008, Apple decided to offer mobile phones with double the amount of memory for the same price; 4 GB to 8 GB for $499, and 8 GB to 16 GB for $599.

Today iPhone is 14 years old!

iPhone – General information

Overview

IntroducedJanuary 9, 2007 (4 GB and 8 GB)
February 5, 2008 (16 GB)
ReleasedJune 29, 2007 (4 GB and 8 GB)
DiscontinuedSeptember 7, 2008 (4 GB)
June 9, 2008 (8 GB and 16 GB)
Model IdentifieriPhone1,1
Model NumberA1203
EMCUnknown
Generation1st
Order NumberMA501LL/A (4 GB)
MA712LL/A (8 GB)
MB384LL/A (16 GB)
Price$499
$599
ColorsBlack
Weight4.8 oz. – 136 Grams
Dimensions4.5” H x 2.4” W x 0.46″ D
11.43 cm H x 6.09 cm W x 1.16 cm D
SuccessoriPhone 3G

Hardware

Processor

ProcessorSamsung ARM 1176JZ(F)-S
Processor Speed620 MHz (running at 412 MHz)
Architecture32-bit
Number of Cores1

Storage

Storage4 GB
8 GB
16 GB

Memory

Memory128 MB LPDDR

Graphics

Graphics CardPowerVR MBX Lite
Number of Cores1

Display

Display3.5″ widescreen LCD Display
Resolution320 x 480
Pixel Density163 ppi
InputMulti-Touch

Controls

ButtonsVolume + / –
Home
Sleep / Wake up
Silence

Sensors

SensorsProximity
Ambient light
Accelerometer

Connections

NetworksQuad-band GSM (850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz)
Wi-Fi802.11b/g
BluetoothBluetooth 2.0 + EDR
SIM slotmini-SIM
Ports1 – 30-pin dock connector
1 – 3.5-mm headphone jack
Camera2.0 Megapixels
LocationNone
Audio InMicrophone
Audio OutSpeaker

Media

Audio FormatsAAC
Protected AAC
MP3
MP3 VBR
Audible (formats 1, 2, and 3)
Apple Lossless
AIFF
WAV
Video FormatsH.264 video, up to 1.5 Mbps, 640 by 480 pixels, 30 frames per second, Low-Complexity version of the H.264 Baseline Profile with AAC-LC audio up to 160 Kbps, 48kHz, stereo audio in .m4v, .mp4, and .mov file formats;
H.264 video, up to 768 Kbps, 320 by 240 pixels, 30 frames per second, Baseline Profile up to Level 1.3 with AAC-LC audio up to 160 Kbps, 48kHz, stereo audio in .m4v, .mp4, and .mov file formats;
MPEG-4 video, up to 2.5 Mbps, 640 by 480 pixels, 30 frames per second, Simple Profile with AAC-LC audio up to 160 Kbps, 48kHz, stereo audio in .m4v, .mp4, and .mov file formats

Software

Original OSiPhone OS 1.0 / iOS 1.0
Maximum OSiPhone OS 3.1.3 / iOS 3.1.3
iTunesiTunes 7.3 or later
System RequirementsMac OS X 10.4.10 or later
Windows Vista Home Premium, Business, Enterprise, or Ultimate Edition
Windows XP Home or Professional with Service Pack 2 or later

Power

Battery5.18 W Rechargeable Lithium-Ion
Battery Capacity1400 mAh
Battery LifeTalk Time: Up to 8 hours
Standby: Up to 250 hours
Internet Use: Up to 6 hours
Video playback: Up to 7 hours
Audio playback: Up to 24 hours
Power AdapterApple 5W or 12W USB Power Adapter

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