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iPhone turns 10
The very first iPhone
The phone had a built-in GPS, and and increased storage capacity. The smartphone was the first iPhone to host the App Store and was priced at $199 for 8GB and $299 for 16GB. The tech giant introduced location services with this handset.
The iPhone 3G flaunted a 3.5-inch display with 320×480 pixels resolution, and it runs on iOS. The device had a 412MHz processor paired with 128MB RAM and houses a 2MP rear camera.
Phone 3GS has a 3.5-inch display with 320×480 pixels resolution, and it ran iOS 3. Unlike the 3G, the 3GS could record video and its voice control functionality was a predecessor to Siri. The handset was powered by a 600 MHz Cortex A8 processor coupled with 256MB of RAM.
It featured a 3.15MP rear camera, and also a non-removable battery. The phone sold a million in its first weekend.
iPhone 4 was the first smartphone with the high-resolution Retina display. The smartphone was powered by 1GHz Cortex A8 processor. It featured a 5MP rear camera with LED flash and a VGA front facing camera for video calling.
iPhone 4S featured a 3.5-inch display with 640×960 pixels resolution. It was powered by a Dual-core 1.0 GHz Cortex-A9 processor clubbed with 512MB of RAM. The smartphone had an 8MP rear with LED flash and a VGA front camera.
This time, the price of all the three variants (16GB, 32GB, 64GB) remained the same as before. iPhone 5 runs on iOS 6 operating system is powered by a 1.3GHz dual-core processor. It has an 8MP rear and 1.2MP front camera for photography, and it packs a 1,440 mAh battery.
iPhone 5S and 5C
The iPhone 5C came with a bundled price tag of $99 for 16GB, whereas the iPhone 5S started at $199 for the same variant. Both the smartphones have a 4-inch display and runs on iOS 7. The phone has an 8MP primary and 1.2MP secondary camera.
iPhone 6 and 6 Plus
Both the handsets offered an upgraded camera and NFC integration to access Apple Pay. The iPhone 6 is priced the same as 2013’s iPhone 5S, the Plus model is $100 more. Both the devices come equipped with an 8MP camera at the rear end and a 1.2MP front snapper. It runs on iOS 8.
iPhone 6S and 6S Plus
iPhone 6S costs $649, $749 and $849 for the 16, 32, and 64GB variants. Similarly, iPhone 6S Plus was priced at $749, $849 and $949 for the three storage options.
iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus
It runs the updated iOS 9.3 operating system. It will be available in Silver, Gray, Gold, Rose Gold colours. It is expected that Apple will be launching the handset on April 8 with a price tag of Rs 39,990.