Originally released in June, 2007, the iPhone was an instant hit with consumers. It redefined what smartphones would become, taking the reigns from BlackBerry. By 2008 they had created one of the most powerful resources in the mobile universe: the App Store. With hundreds of thousands of apps available, it provides endless entertainment for iPhone users. Through the years Apple has released a new iPhone every year, including 2012 with the 4-inch iPhone 5.