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New iPhones are sure to pique the interest of the 19.8 percent of the American population that uses Apple’s smartphone device. According to Forbes, Apple has sold more than 500 million iPhones — more than the entire American population.

SALT LAKE CITY — It was 12 years ago today that Steve Jobs introduced the iPhone to the world.

Back in 2007, Jobs unveiled the iPhone — a touch-screen version of the iPod that had the ability to browse the internet and make calls — at the Macworld convention in San Francisco.

The iPhone had a 3.5-inch display and no physical keyboard.

Watch him unveil it below.

The iPhone entered stores six months later on June 29.

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By the numbers: Forecasters estimate about 223 million people in the U.S. own a smartphone, with more than 90 million owning an iPhone.

Recent struggles: News broke this year that Apple has seen a drop in sales. Current Apple CEO Tim Cook announced the Christmas season sales for Apple did not go as planned, issuing a fiscal first-quarter guidance.

  • Cook said lack of iPhone sales, especially in China, did not go so well. The company reportedly lost $9 billion in revenue because of the low demand, according to The Verge.