iPhone 2G (1st Generation) Summary

The first iPhone was released in 2007

The first Apple iPhone, or iPhone 2G, released in 2007 was the first smartphone from Apple and it revolutionized the entire mobile phone industry. A new operating concept and a combination from a lot of functions made the iPhone world famous. While the first generation iPhone did not reach the broad mass, the next generations of iPhones would change that really fast.

The first iPhone had a resolution of 480 * 320 pixels, 128mb ram and was driven by a 412 MHz clocked processor. The integrated camera was operating with 2 megapixels, but it couldn’t record videos. Thus, the camera of this model was somewhat behind the times. To make calls at that time, you could just connect to the GSM network. The internet was operating with EDGE or just Wifi. For today’s standards such as UMTS or HSPA this technology could only be described as “lame”, but it was the first of its kind.

Special features / innovations of this model:

  • It has revolutionized the mobile phone industry
  • New User Interface and operating concept
  • United telephony, surfing and listening to music perfectly

So, what was Apple’s next step? You can read it in our iPhone 3G article..

Apple iPhone 2G – Technial data and specifications
ReleaseJune 29, 2007
Display3,5 inch, 480 x 320 pixels
Camera2 Megapixel
ProcessorARM1176 Prozessor, 412MHz
Internal memory4GB, 8GB or 16GB
Sensors3-axis accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Ambient light sensor
BatteryBuilt-in rechargeable Li-ion battery 3.7 V 1400 mAh
8 hours Voice Call
250 hours standby
Data inputsDock-Connector
Multi-touch touchscreen display
Headset controls
ConnectivityGSM, EDGE, Wifi, Bluetooth
Dimensions and weight11,5 x 6,1 x 1,16 cm and 135g
ParticularitiesApple’s first smartphone

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