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 calls, browse the web, take pictures, play music, and send and receive emails and text messages.
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).
On 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.
This iPhone has been discontinued on June 9, 2008, and has been replaced by iPhone 3G.
Today iPhone is 16 years old!
Original iPhone Release Date and Price
|Introduced||January 9, 2007 (4 GB and 8 GB)|
February 5, 2008 (16 GB)
|Released||June 29, 2007 (4 GB and 8 GB)|
|Discontinued||September 7, 2008 (4 GB)|
June 9, 2008 (8 GB and 16 GB)
|Order Number||MA501LL/A (4 GB)|
MA712LL/A (8 GB)
MB384LL/A (16 GB)
|Weight||4.8 oz. – 136 Grams|
|Dimensions||4.5” H x 2.4” W x 0.46″ D|
11.43 cm H x 6.09 cm W x 1.16 cm D
|Processor||Samsung ARM 1176JZ(F)-S|
|Processor Speed||620 MHz (running at 412 MHz)|
|Number of Cores||1|
|Storage||4 GB |
|Memory||128 MB LPDDR|
|Graphics Card||PowerVR MBX Lite|
|Number of Cores||1|
|Display||3.5″ widescreen LCD Display|
|Resolution||320 x 480|
|Pixel Density||163 ppi|
|Buttons||Volume + / –|
Sleep / Wake up
|Networks||Quad-band GSM (850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz)|
|Bluetooth||Bluetooth 2.0 + EDR|
|Ports||1 – 30-pin dock connector|
1 – 3.5-mm headphone jack
Audible (formats 1, 2, and 3)
|Video Formats||H.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
|Original OS||iPhone OS 1.0 / iOS 1.0|
|Maximum OS||iPhone OS 3.1.3 / iOS 3.1.3|
|iTunes||iTunes 7.3 or later|
|System Requirements||Mac 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
|Battery||5.18 W Rechargeable Lithium-Ion|
|Battery Capacity||1400 mAh|
|Battery Life||Talk 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 Adapter||Apple 5W or 12W USB Power Adapter|
Apple Support – iPhone: Technical Specifications