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The iPhone is a line of touchscreen-based smartphones, designed and marketed by Apple Inc. It is considered to be one of the most important and innovative inventions of the 21st century. All generations of the iPhone use Apple’s iOS mobile operating system software. The first-generation iPhone was released on June 29, 2007. Since then Apple has periodically released new iPhone hardware iterations and updated versions of iOS. The user interface is built around the device’s multi-touch screen, including a virtual keyboard. The iPhone has Wi-Fi and can connect to cellular networks. An iPhone can make calls, take photos, play music, send and receive emails, browse the web, send and receive text messages, record notes, perform mathematical calculations, and receive visual voicemail. Shooting video also became a standard feature with the iPhone 3GS. Other functionality, such as video games, reference works, and social networking, can be enabled by downloading mobile apps. As of January 2017, Apple’s App Store contained more than 2.2 million applications available for the iPhone. As of November 1, 2018, more than 2.2 billion iPhones had been sold.