When you think of a phone, you’re probably imagining something wide, larger-screened, beefy. This thing I’m holding is more like an old iPod. It feels like a heavy, polished stone.
That’s probably because it really is, basically, an evolved iPod. In fact, that’s one-third of the tech trifecta that Steve Jobs pitched when he unveiled the original iPhone at the MacWorld keynote on Jan. 9, 2007: “A widescreen iPod with touch controls; a revolutionary mobile phone; and a breakthrough internet communications device.” The punchline? It wasn’t three separate devices, it was one breakthrough handheld that did it all. Link