The first iPhone was announced exactly 10 years ago, January 9, 2007 at Macworld 2007 event in San Francisco. It became the first commercially successful mobile phone touch screen, for management of which was not required stylus. “iPhone is an integral part of consumer life, and in our day as never before it determines the way we communicate, entertain, work and live. iPhone has set new standards in mobile technology, but this is only the beginning. The best is yet to come,” said Apple CEO Tim cook.
For 10 years, Apple has released fifteen iPhone models – iPhone 2G, iPhone 3G, iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4, iPhone 4s, iPhone 5, iPhone 5c, iPhone 5s, iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus, and iPhone SE the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus. Specialists iFixit have decided to celebrate 10-year anniversary of the smartphone by posting a gallery of all iPhone models in the analysis with the assessment of the maintainability of each machine.
iFixit pointed to one remarkable fact. Unlike Apple computers, the repair of which with each new model becoming more complicated, the iPhone almost from the beginning was non-repairable, but in the future, the company corrected the situation.
“iPhone is thinner, wider and sleeker. However, they have become more maintainable. iPhone first generation earned only 2 points out of a possible 10. He had a non-removable battery, and open the unit without damaging the housing was virtually impossible,” — noted in the company.
Already in the iPhone 3G design has undergone significant changes. As a result, the Apple became a lot easier to fix and since iPhone not getting less than six points on a scale iFixit.
iPhone 2G: 2 points out of 10
iPhone 3G: 7 out of 10
iPhone 3GS: 7 out of 10
iPhone 4: 6 points out of 10
iPhone 4s: 6 out of 10
iPhone 5: 7 points out of 10
iPhone 5c: 6 out of 10
iPhone 5s: 6 points out of 10
iPhone 6: 7 points out of 10
iPhone 6 Plus: 7 points out of 10
iPhone 6s: 7 out of 10
iPhone 6s Plus: 7 points out of 10
iPhone SE: 6 out of 10
iPhone 7: 7 points out of 10
the iPhone 7 Plus: 7 points out of 10