iPhone is ruling the smartphone industry and does not require any introduction. With the launch of a very first model, the iPhone started ruling the hearts of people. In this article, I will be sharing some mind-blowing facts of iPhone. Either you’re an iPhone user or not, these 11 facts about iPhone in 2020 will make you amaze.
Here are 11 facts about iPhone in 2020 which bought revolutionary changes in the smartphone industry:
Story Behind the 9:41 Time
Whenever you see the advertisement for Apple iPhone, you might have noticed the time 9:41. This was the time when Steve Jobs unveiled the first-ever iPhone in 2007.
2012- A Golden Year for iPhone
As per a report, back in 2012, Apple sold approximately 3,50,000 phones per day. Hard to believe? But it is true. That’s why 2012 was the golden year for iPhone.
Samsung worked for the iPhone
You might be aware of this fact that the iPhone and Samsung are the biggest rivals. But do you know that earlier Samsung used to make processors for iPhone? Yes, this is true. However, now TSMC(Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company) is making processors for the Apple iPhone.
iPhone and Cisco system dispute
iPhone was first released by The InfoGear Technology Corporation under the name InfoGear iPhone back in 1998. Interestingly the iPhone is not the first phone named iPhone in history.
Later, Cisco Systems has acquired the InfoGear Technology Corporation. And, when Apple released its iPhone, Cisco Systems claimed Apple for using the name iPhone. But on 20 February 2007, both parties settled their dispute.
Total number of iPhone sold
The reports say Apple has sold 2.3 billion units of iPhone from January 2007 to November 2018. And, they sold about 220 million iPhones in 2018 alone.
Sadly, Apple has officially announced that they will not disclose the iPhone sales figure anymore back on November 1, 2018. Hence, the current sales figures are not available.
Revenue generated from iPhone
Apple reported $56 billion in iPhone revenue for its fiscal first quarter in January. iPhone 11 made such a massive sale due to which revenue hiked up to 8% from recent years.
Earlier the Concept was iPad, not iPhone
Few people are aware of this fact that earlier Apple was supposed to design an iPad with a widescreen. Later on, they realised that instead of making an iPad with a large screen, why not making a phone with a compressed screen?
From there iPhone came into existence. However, the company designed the iPad as well.
2015 – The Launch of iPhone 6s and 6s Plus
Apple has released iPhone 6s and 6s Plus on September 25, 2015. The company reported that they have sold over 13 million units of iPhone 6s and 6s Plus in the launch weekend. And, this indicates that they have sold about 50 phones per second on the first weekend right after the launch of these models.
A Joke Related with iPhone
There is a joke which is famous for the iPhone is the cost of an iPhone is equal to the cost of a kidney. But do you know why this joke is so popular?
In 2011, a Chinese teenager sold his kidney to buy an iPhone and iPad. This news came in the limelight with the help of local and international media and from there this incident became a very famous joke.
In which country the iPhone is very costly?
Brazil is the country where you gets a costly iPhone as compared to any other country. It is determined that the amount of money you spend in America to buy two iPhones, you will be able to buy only one iPhone in Brazil with the same amount.
iPhone in India
The first iPhone was released in 2007 and only in America. After that, the iPhone got so popular and released in the UK, Germany and France in November 2007. In India, the first iPhone was launched in August 2008 and that was released with the partnership of Vodafone and Airtel. That was the 3G model.
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