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.Comment on this story
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.