The IPhone At 10: The Gadget That Changed The World

1996: Jim Groff, general manager of Apple Computer Inc., Information Appliances Division, holds up the Apple eMate 300 and Newton MessagePad 2000. The Newton MessagePad concepts and functions were used to create the iPhone.

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2005: The Motorola ROKR, released on Sept., 7, 2005, was the first mobile phone to play music via Apple's iTunes software on Mac and PC.

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Apple CEO Steve Jobs introduces the first Apple iPhone during his keynote address at MacWorld Conference & Expo in San Francisco on Jan. 9, 2007. (Paul Sakuma/AP)

2008: Apple Inc. CEO Steve Jobs shows off the two colors of the new Apple iPhone 3G during his keynote speech at the Apple Worldwide Developers Conference in San Francisco.

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2009: A customer displays an Apple iPhone 3GS at an Apple store in Palo Alto, Calif.

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2011: An AT&T customer tries out a new Apple iPhone 4 at an AT&T store in Palo Alto, Calif.

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2011: An Apple Store customer looks at the Apple iPhone 4S in San Francisco. The iPhone 4S feature a faster dual-core A5 chip, an 8MP camera that shoots 1080p HD video, and a voice assistant program called Siri.

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2012: Apple iPhone 5 smartphones are sold to customers in the Apple store in Covent Garden in London.

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2013: The lower-cost iPhone 5c debuted in a set of lively colors at an iPhone event at Apple's headquarters in Silicon Valley in Cupertino, Calif.


2014: Customers used Apple iPhone 5c, left, and 5s models at a RadioShack store in Washington, D.C.

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2014 : A seller poses with iPhone 6 smartphones during a midnight sale of the new iPhone 6 and 6 Plus in Prague, Czech Republic.

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2014: Apple store employees welcome the customers to buy iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus at an Apple Store in Beijing.

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2015: A customer checks the new iPhone 6s displayed at the Apple Store Opera in Paris. Apple launched the new iPhone 6s with more shortcuts and a bigger screen than the iPhone 6.

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2015: Levi, 10, shows of the new iPhone 6s Plus in rose gold at an Apple Store in Sydney, Australia. The 6s Plus came with iOS 8 and a 5.5-inch display.

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2016: A member of the media tries an Apple Inc. iPhone SE at the company's Omotesando store in Tokyo.

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2016: A customer takes a picture with an iPhone 7 inside the new Apple Store Saint-Germain during its opening day in Paris.

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2016: A customer tries out an Apple Inc. iPhone 7 Plus at the company's Omotesando store in Tokyo.

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