Apple iPhone turns 15: Tracing the rise of an influential smartphone

Announced to an eager audience in 2007, the iPhone has revolutionised how we communicate and even how we live day to day

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The iPhone 3G was rolled out across the globe in July 2008, with significantly improved data speeds and the addition of the Appple App Store.

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Today marks 15 years since Apple released what's arguably its flagship device: the iPhone. A decade and a half later, there are few products that have managed to reach a similar level of brand recognition.

Announced to an eager audience in 2007, the iPhone has revolutionised how we communicate and even how we live day to day. The iPhone was released in the United States in June 2007, and in a further six countries in November (but notably not in Australia).

From the launch of Mac computers in the 1970s to the iPod in 2001, Apple already knew how to engage with

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First Published: Jun 30 2022 | 1:17 AM IST

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