It’s been more than seven years when Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) had first launched its first generation iPhone on June 29, 2007. Since then there has been no downturns as Apple’s iPhone voyaged comfortably on the path of evolution. In order to bring the nostalgia back on how the company transformed itself from the first iPhone launch during Steve Jobs years to now with Tim Cook at helm of the company, a CNBC report took a flashback to the previous iPhone launches.
The first and original smartphone that is iPhone was the basic model with 2.0 megapixel camera and a GPRS connection. Later in 2008, Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) launched the ‘iPhone 3G’, unveiling the ‘App Store’ for the first time and with an increased capability and speed of twice as much as of its predecessor. iPhone 4S followed the iPhone 4 after a gap of a year in 2011, with new features of Siri, HD video recording and iCloud embedded in the sleek body of iPhone 4. In 2012, iPhone 5 was released with a larger screen and faster LTE network. The phones also featured Retina Display this time. It was followed by iPhone 5S in 2013, which continued to have iPhone 5 features, but was upgraded to 8 megapixel camera along with one of the interesting feature of ‘Fingerprint reader’.
So now the Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL)’s fans are keenly awaiting the next release that is iPhone 6, which is speculated to hit the shelves during fall this year. It’s a known fact, now that the year of iPhone launch witnesses round of speculations about the exact time when the users would get hands on their favorite model. In the meanwhile, the latest buzz about release date comes from MacRumors, which is pointing to October 14, 2014 as the release day, against other forecasts of a September launch.