New Delhi: The craze of users about Apple iPhone is known worldwide and there is a huge attraction among phone users about iPhones. An iPhone is desirable because of its amazing features. Former Apple CEO Steve Jobs unveiled the first iPhone on January 9, 2007. This invention of Steve Jobs completely changed the future of mobile phones. Since then, the popularity of iPhone among people all over the world has not decreased at all. Interestingly, this iPhone craze can be estimated from the fact that the sealed box of the iPhone launched in 2007 was sold for 35,000 thousand dollars (about 28 lakh rupees) during an auction in America.
This iPhone was sold for Rs. 28 lakhs
Steve Jobs first launched the iPhone at the Macworld conference in 2007 and offered a spec sheet that looks pretty bad today. But, it was considered sophisticated at that time. Talking about the features of the first generation iPhone, it has a touchscreen, 2MP camera, visual voicemail and a web browser.
Steve Jobs unveiled the iPhone
According to a report in ZDNet, the same first-generation smartphone unveiled by Jobs and then kept in a sealed box has now been sold for $35,000 (roughly Rs. 28 lakh) at an auction in the United States. The iPhone 1 was originally priced at $499 for the 4GB RAM variant and $599 for the 8GB RAM variant. This auction was organized by RR Auction. which sold the iPhone as part of the ‘Apple, Jobs and Computer Hardware’ category. The iPhone sold had 8GB of RAM and was in working condition.
Apple is currently gearing up to launch the upcoming iPhone 14 series. The company has confirmed that the new generation iPhone models will be launched on September 7. Ahead of the launch of the new iPhone, prices of current iPhone models have been slashed on Flipkart and Amazon.