It has been almost a decade since the first iPhone arrived at Apple retail stores and select AT&T locations. Since then, much has changed about the company behind “the one device” because of it.
As The Wall Street Journal explains:
Ten years later, the iPhone is one of the best-selling products in history, with about 1.2 billion sold, generating about $ 740 billion in revenue. It skyrocketed Apple into the business stratosphere, unlocking new markets, spawning an enormous services business and helping turn Apple into the world’s most valuable publicly traded company.
Here’s a look at how iPhone has changed the world and Apple in three charts:
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