Apple celebrates its 10th-year-anniversary with its iPhone family this year. They have certainly come a long way. Much has changed since the first iPhone device was introduced in the market by late Steve Jobs. Current CEO of Apple, Tim Cook will be seen taking to the stage to unveil the “iPhone Edition,” that marks this special occasion on September 12. The event is scheduled to be held at the iconic Steve Jobs Theatre of Apple’s Cupertino campus.

June 2007: First-generation iPhone

As noted by Tech Radar, Apple co-founder Steve Jobs took to stage back in June 2007 to introduce the first (of the many to come) iPhones in the world.

The handset featured a touchscreen display, with facilities for music and a true mobile browsing experience. Little did anyone know, a tiny 3.5-inch screen with 320 x 480 pixels resolution would manage to become such a huge legacy? With this, arrived IOS software that was prepared to ward-off a tough fight against Android.

July 2008: iPhone 3G

A year later, technology had picked up quick speed. The 3G network then appeared to be the norm. Apple stunned the world by introducing a thin-looking moniker made out of plastic and support for 3G in the market. They also took the wraps off their proprietary App Store. The functionality and the feel of the handset had definitely improved.

June 2010: iPhone 4

The company’s fourth-generation smartphone was a massive upgrade from its past innovations. The handset featured a high-resolution Retina display, and its camera had improved exponentially with a superior 5-megapixel sensor and support for HD video recording. Apple, however, began facing fierce competition from rivals such as Samsung and Nokia.

September 2012: iPhone 5

The Cupertino giant decided to increase the size of its smartphone. The handset featured a 4-inch display with 640 x 1136 pixels resolution and was even roughly twenty per cent lighter in comparison to its predecessors. The smartphone’s performance speed bumped up quite a bit too.

September 2014: iPhone 6 and 6 Plus

Radical changes in terms of design were brought about in the company’s eighth-generation smartphone. Instead of launching one variant, the firm took the wraps off two variants. Out of the two – one was slightly more enhanced than the other. Thus, began the competition with larger screens and better performance with other flagships like Samsung’s Galaxy S series.