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The First iPhone: How it Changed Apple and the World

June 20, 2017

On June 29, 2017, the world will celebrate the 10th anniversary of the first iPhone. How have iPhone sales over the past decade compared to other products that lasted as long? The Wall Street Journal has the answer.

It has been almost a decade since the first iPhone arrived at Apple retail stores and select AT&T locations. Since then, much has changed about the company behind “the one device” because of it.

As The Wall Street Journal explains:

Ten years later, the iPhone is one of the best-selling products in history, with about 1.2 billion sold, generating about $740 billion in revenue. It skyrocketed Apple into the business stratosphere, unlocking new markets, spawning an enormous services business and helping turn Apple into the world’s most valuable publicly traded company.

Here’s a look at how iPhone has changed the world and Apple in three charts:

As we gear up for our own iPhone 10th anniversary celebration, we’d like to know which iPhone was your first. Let us know using the box below.