In Pictures: The first Apple iPhone to iPhone X, here's how this smartphone has evolved over the years

Apple announced the original iPhone in January 2007, changing the landscape of smartphones in process. The company launched the original iPhone in June 2007. Image: Apple
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Apple announced the original iPhone in January 2007, changing the landscape of smartphones in process. The company launched the original iPhone in June 2007. Image: Apple

Apple announced the iPhone 3G, second generation of its iPhone lineup in June 2008. It launched the device in July 2008. The company introduced the iOS App Store along with 3G support with this device. Image: Apple
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Apple announced the iPhone 3G, second generation of its iPhone lineup in June 2008. It launched the device in July 2008. The company introduced the iOS App Store along with 3G support with this device. Image: Apple

The company announced Apple iPhone 3GS in June 2009 and later launching the device in the same month. iPhone 3GS was a minor upgrade over the 3G. Image: Apple
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The company announced Apple iPhone 3GS in June 2009 and later launching the device in the same month. iPhone 3GS was a minor upgrade over the 3G. Image: Apple

Apple iPhone 4 was fourth generation of iPhone devices. This device introduced the glass back along with LCD IPS display in the device. The company announced the smartphone in June 2010 and released the device in the same month. This device was also the centre of Antennagate. Image: Apple
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Apple iPhone 4 was fourth generation of iPhone devices. This device introduced the glass back along with LCD IPS display in the device. The company announced the smartphone in June 2010 and released the device in the same month. This device was also the centre of Antennagate. Image: Apple

The company announced the iPhone 4S in October 2011 and released the device in the same month. It was a relatively minor upgrade to the iPhone 4 but it added 8 MP rear camera to the device. Image: Apple
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The company announced the iPhone 4S in October 2011 and released the device in the same month. It was a relatively minor upgrade to the iPhone 4 but it added 8 MP rear camera to the device. Image: Apple

Apple moved to a metal back with the release of iPhone 5 in September 2012. This marked a considerable refresh to the design from the iPhone 4 and 4S. Image: Apple
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Apple moved to a metal back with the release of iPhone 5 in September 2012. This marked a considerable refresh to the design from the iPhone 4 and 4S. Image: Apple

Apple introduced this phone alongside the iPhone 5S to target emerging markets. This was the first time that the company changed the build quality of its device to lower the manufacturing costs. The device did not gain as much traction as Apple had initially hoped for and it retired the lineup after this device. Image: Apple
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Apple introduced this phone alongside the iPhone 5S to target emerging markets. This was the first time that the company changed the build quality of its device to lower the manufacturing costs. The device did not gain as much traction as Apple had initially hoped for and it retired the lineup after this device. Image: Apple

Apple introduced iPhone 5S in September 2013 as an evolutionary upgrade over iPhone 5. The company kept the design similar to the 5. Image: Apple
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Apple introduced iPhone 5S in September 2013 as an evolutionary upgrade over iPhone 5. The company kept the design similar to the 5. Image: Apple

iPhone 6 was announced in September 2014 and released it later that month. It was the first device to increase the display size to 4.7-inch from the 4-inch devices that Apple had previously launched. Image: Apple
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iPhone 6 was announced in September 2014 and released it later that month. It was the first device to increase the display size to 4.7-inch from the 4-inch devices that Apple had previously launched. Image: Apple

iPhone 6 Plus marked the first time when Apple offered two devices with two different screen sizes instead of keeping the display size locked to 4-inches. The company announced the device along with iPhone 6 to ensure that people who want different screen sizes have options at their disposal. This was the first 5.5-inch display sporting smartphone from Apple. Image: Apple
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iPhone 6 Plus marked the first time when Apple offered two devices with two different screen sizes instead of keeping the display size locked to 4-inches. The company announced the device along with iPhone 6 to ensure that people who want different screen sizes have options at their disposal. This was the first 5.5-inch display sporting smartphone from Apple. Image: Apple

iPhone 6S was launched in September 2015 along with the iPhone 6S Plus. The device marked an evolutionary upgrade over iPhone 6 to keep up with the market. Image: Apple.
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iPhone 6S was launched in September 2015 along with the iPhone 6S Plus. The device marked an evolutionary upgrade over iPhone 6 to keep up with the market. Image: Apple.

iPhone 6S was launched in September 2015 along with the iPhone 6S. The device marked an evolutionary upgrade over iPhone 6 Plus to keep up with the market. Image credit: Apple.
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iPhone 6S was launched in September 2015 along with the iPhone 6S. The device marked an evolutionary upgrade over iPhone 6 Plus to keep up with the market. Image credit: Apple.

Apple announced iPhone SE in March 2016 as a separate lineup. The company offered this device as a considerably cheaper option than the main lineup and was targetted at users who missed the 4-inch form factor. Image: Apple
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Apple announced iPhone SE in March 2016 as a separate lineup. The company offered this device as a considerably cheaper option than the main lineup and was targetted at users who missed the 4-inch form factor. Image: Apple

Apple announced the iPhone 7 in September 2016, keeping the release cycle constant. The device changed its design a bit to conceal its antenna bands on the sides rather than running them across the back side of the device. Image: Apple
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Apple announced the iPhone 7 in September 2016, keeping the release cycle constant. The device changed its design a bit to conceal its antenna bands on the sides rather than running them across the back side of the device. Image: Apple

Apple announced the iPhone 7 Plus along with iPhone 7 in September 2016, keeping the release cycle constant. The iPhone 7 Plus came with a dual camera setup. The device changed its design a bit to conceal its antenna bands on the sides rather than running them across the back side of the device. Image: Apple.
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Apple announced the iPhone 7 Plus along with iPhone 7 in September 2016, keeping the release cycle constant. The iPhone 7 Plus came with a dual camera setup. The device changed its design a bit to conceal its antenna bands on the sides rather than running them across the back side of the device. Image: Apple.

The company announced the iPhone 8 in a launch event held at Apple Park in Cupertino along with iPhone 8 Plus and iPhone X. Image credit: Apple.
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The company announced the iPhone 8 in a launch event held at Apple Park in Cupertino along with iPhone 8 Plus and iPhone X. Image credit: Apple.

Apple announced the iPhone 8 Plus in a launch event held at Apple Park in Cupertino along with iPhone 8 and iPhone X. This is the second device to pack 'Portrait lighting' option in its camera. Image credit: Apple.
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Apple announced the iPhone 8 Plus in a launch event held at Apple Park in Cupertino along with iPhone 8 and iPhone X. This is the second device to pack 'Portrait lighting' option in its camera. Image credit: Apple.

iPhone X is one of the most significant devices launched by the company at the Apple Park in Cupertino. The company announced the device along with iPhone 8 Plus and iPhone 8. Apple claims that iPhone X will pave the way for next 10 years in the smartphone market, similar to what Apple iPhone 1 did. Image: Apple
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iPhone X is one of the most significant devices launched by the company at the Apple Park in Cupertino. The company announced the device along with iPhone 8 Plus and iPhone 8. Apple claims that iPhone X will pave the way for next 10 years in the smartphone market, similar to what Apple iPhone 1 did. Image: Apple



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