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The first iPhone was announced on January 9, 2007, at that year’s Macworld event. The device finally hit shelves in the US in June 2007, followed later that year with a release in Europe and then, finally, with a release in Asia in 2008.
Many sceptics greeted the iPhone’s release with doubt. Then-Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer stated in an interview with USA Today that “there’s no chance that the iPhone is going to get any significant market share. No chance.”