Many people know the iPhone because of its expensive price and many people because of its features. But, do you know amazing facts about iPhone?
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So let’s begin…
1. The iPhone started as a tablet project.
2. The iPhone was a secret project. The code name for its project was “Purple”.
3. Apple’s iPhone wasn’t the first iPhone. Before Apple ever released the iPhone, Cisco Systems had originally patented the name. In fact, they sued Apple for calling its smartphone an iPhone.
4. Verizon, the No. 2 American cellular operator, has rejected the exclusive right to sell the first iPhone.
5. On July 1, 2007, Apple purchased the iphone.com domain name from Michael Kovach in 1 million USD.
6. In 2007, the iPhone won the “Invention of the Year” title by Times magazine.
7. App Store was the first online space by Apple from where you could legally download apps.
8. Every Apple iPhone ad displays the time as 9:41 AM, the time Steve Jobs unveils it in 2007.
9. Originally, the design for the first iPhone was the shape of an apple. It is only patented by apple Inc.
10. There are more than 682 million iPhones across the globe.
11. An iPhone is made up of about 75 elements. It’s about two-third of the Periodic table.
12. Apple neither build nor assembles the iPhone. Parts of an iPhone come from several manufacturers.
13. Many parts of the iPhone are made by Samsung. Such as processors, OLED displays, etc.
14. In Brazil, the iPhone is almost twice as expensive as the United States.
15. If you want to use iTunes. So you have to agree that you will not use Apple products to make nuclear weapons.
16. The iPad was designed much earlier than the iPhone, an extra feature in the iPhone was multi-touch technology.
17. The headphone jack was removed from the iPhone because Apple wants 3rd party tech companies to pay to use its Lightning port.
18. The App Store was not released until 1 year after the iPhone. It was launched with an initial 500 applications available.
19. Video recording capability was not a thing on the original iPhone.
20. Apple introduced texting(auto-correct) in such a way that 22% of people think that texting is easier than calling.
21. When the iPhone was launched in 2007, Steve Jobs used it to make a public prank call, ordering 4,000 lattes from nearby Starbucks.
I hope you like these iPhone facts. You can also read this if you want. 25 Android facts.