It is hard to believe that it was only 6 years ago that the world was introduced to the iPhone. That iconic device that has changed the world so much in such a short amount of time. When Steve Jobs introduced the iPhone in San Francisco at the MacWorld convention he describe it as an “evolutionary and magical product that is literally five years ahead of any other mobile phone.” And for the most part, I think he was correct.
That first year 1.4 million iPhones were sold, since then they have sold over 421 million iPhones. The device has caused legendary lines outside of apple stores all over the world. In November 2007 Time magazine named the tiny device the invention of the year. Each new phone launch from competitors is not held up against this device as the gold standard in high-tech smart phones.