What is iPhone OS 1? - The version 1 of Apple iOS

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Apple Inc's very first mobile phone operating system which they introduced to the world with the very first iPhone of them is iPhone OS. Simply means an operating system which is dedicated to Apple iPhone.

1. What is iPhone OS 1?

iPhone OS is an operating system which connects the software and hardware to make a smooth user experience on what the user's expectations are.




VersionBuildBasebandRelease Date
1.01A543a03.11.02_G29th June 2007
1.0.11C2503.12.08_G31st July 2007
1.0.21C2893.14.08_G21st August 2007
1.1
3A100a
N/A
14th September 2007
3A101a
1.1.1
3A109a
04.01.13_G
27th September 2007
3A110a
1.1.23B48b04.02.13_G12th November 2007
1.1.34A9304.03.13_G15th January 2008
1.1.44A10204.04.05_G26th February 2008
1.1.54B1N/A15th July 2008


2. Features of iPhone OS 1

iPhone OS 1 is the very first of it's kind. The true demonstration to the world about what a true fully touch guided smart phone is. Apple Inc got the most attention of the world with the touch display product. And yes the iPhone OS 1 played a major role in the mission of accomplishing the task of delivering a quality and amusing product to the market.

2.1 Features of iPhone OS version 1.0

iPhone OS 1.0 was the first release to the general public. Apple Inc released the product under the build of 1A543a and the baseband version of 03.11.02_G with the original iPhone or the first iPhone of Apple Inc.

Apple Inc has focused on delivering the software solution to two products which was iPhone and the iPod. iPhone OS 1 was capable of making calls, create contact list, add people to the contact list, create a group chat and mark people as favorites. The apps kind of influence came to the market with the iPhone OS 1. There were separate apps which were controlling over the texting, photos, mail, Safari, Maps, Stocks and weather in the iPhone.

iPod was capable of creating playlists, organize the content by albums, artists and genres, listen to songs and audio-books, watch videos and listen to podcasts.

iPhone OS 1 was capable of allowing the user to switch between EDGE and WiFi when connecting to the internet.
  • Capability to make calls.
  • Capability to create contacts as people.
  • Capability to add people to favorite lists.
  • Capability to create group chats.
  • Capability to switch between EDGE and WiFi.
  • Capability to use apps for texting, photos, mail, safari, maps, stocks and weather.
  • Capability to create playlists.
  • Capability to organize content by albums, artists and genres.
  • Capability to listen to audio books.
  • Capability to watch videos.
  • Capability to listen to podcasts.

2.2 Features of iPhone OS version 1.0.1

The second official update version of iPhone OS was released on 31st of July 2007 under the version code of 1.0.1 and the build code of 1C25 and baseband code of 03.12.08_G.

The release version carried two major security updates which was Safari Security update and security update to the operating system of iPhone OS to keep the user data more secured.
  • Security update to Safari.
  • Security update to iPhone OS.

2.3 Features of iPhone OS version 1.0.2

The third update version of the iPhone OS was released on 21st of August 2007 under the version code of 1.0.2 and the build code of 1C28 and the baseband code of 03.14.08_G.

The update release version carried bug fixes to the iPhone OS, capability to items deleted on phone no longer sync back to phone, capability to process multi line addresses in Maps and capability to take over control where the custom ringtones were lost on restore.
  • Bug fixes to the iPhone OS.
  • Capability to process multi line addresses in Maps.

2.4 Features of iPhone OS version 1.1

The 4th release update of the iPhone OS was released on 14th of September 2007 and the initial update release version was primarily targeted on the iPod Touch 1st generation devices. The version code for the update was marked as 1.1 of iPhone OS 1. There were two builds which announced by the Apple Inc and they were 3A100a and 3A101a.

The update carried iTunes store with the home screen icon for iTunes Store to iPod Touch devices and iPhone 1 devices.
  • iTunes accessibility to iPod Touch 1st generation.
  • iTunes Store accessibility with the home icon.

2.5 Features of iPhone OS version 1.1.1

The 5th release update of the iPhone OS was marked under the version code of iPhone OS 1.1.1 and the update was marked under two builds which was 3A109a and 3A110a and the baseband of 04.01.13_G. The release update got released on 27th September 2007.

This version update was a major one to the iPhone OS and Apple Inc called the update as the "September '07 Update". The update was carried lot of features to the iPhone OS.
  • Capability to access the louder speakerphone when taking calls.
  • Capability control the call volume when in louder speakerphone or earpiece.
  • Capability to create shortcuts by double clicking on the home button.
  • Capability to insert full stop (". ")and a space when making sentences by double tapping on the space bar.
  • Capability to view the mail attachments in landscape and portrait modes.
  • Capability to record/download the stocks details and weather details of cities.
  • Capability to view the Apple Bluetooth headset's battery life/ status in the status bar in iPhone.
  • Capability to support TV out.
  • Capability to set preference to turn off EDGE/GPRS when roaming internationally.
  • Capability to experience the new passcode lock time intervals.
  • Capability adjust the alert volume.
  • Capability to access the new interface of the calculator application.
  • Capability to experience upgraded security enhancements.

2.6 Features of iPhone OS version 1.1.2

The 6th release update of the iPhone OS was marked under the version code 1.1.2 and the build code of 3B48b and the baseband of 04.02.13_G. The release made out on 12th November 2007.
  • Capability to view battery charge level via iTunes.
  • Capability to experience the support language and keyboard support.
  • Capability to experience the patch update to fix the TIFF security issue.
  • Capability to add custom ringtones.
  • Capability to experience few other bug fixes.
  • Capability to experience security updates to iPhone OS.

2.7 Features of iPhone OS version 1.1.3

The 7th release update of the iPhone OS was marked under the version code of 1.1.3 and the build code of 4A93 and the baseband code of 04.03.13_G. The 7th version was released on 15th January 2008.

The version update 1.1.3 was a major update for iPhone 1 and iPod touch and the Apple Inc called the update as the "January '08 update". This update carried a wide range of features to the OS to enhance the user experience. The update was free for iPhone and the iPod Touch users had to pay $19.95 to get the update via iTunes.
  • Capability to access mail via iPod Touch.
  • Capability to access Maps via iPod Touch.
  • Capability to access Stocks via iPod Touch.
  • Capability to access Weather via iPod Touch.
  • Capability to access Notes via iPod Touch.
  • Capability to access call logs with the recent call times.
  • Capability to access the Locate Me feature where the user can locate the location of the phone by using WiFi data and GPS via Google Maps.
  • Capability to arrange the icons on the home screen according to the user preference which is up to nine icons.
  • Capability to redeem iTunes gift cards via iTunes Store.
  • Capability to download movies through iTunes.
  • Capability to access Music app with lyrics support feature.
  • Capability to send SMS messages to multiple contacts using messages app.
  • Capability to experience the sms message storage enhancement from 1,000 messages to 75,000 messages.
  • Capability to setup Gmail IMAP for new accounts.
  • Capability access multi touch keyboard.
  • Capability to experience the clock timer with last recordings.
  • Capability to reply or ignore the SMS messages via the prompt.
  • Capability to delete the labels of contact data.
  • Capability to experience the apps which runs on a separate user as "mobile" without "root".
  • Capability to listen to music through the Bluetooth headset.
  • Capability to experience the enhanced security features.

2.8 Features of iPhone OS version 1.1.4

The 8th release update of iPhone OS was marked as the version code of 1.1.4 and the build code of 4A102 and the baseband code of 04.04.05_G. The update release was released on 26th February 2008.

The release update carried few mostly the bug fixes to the previous update of iPhone OS.
  • Capability to experience the scramble SMS order bug fix.
  • Capability to experience the selection of carrier names to choose without scrolling when using roaming.
  • Capability to experience the enhanced frame rate of the camera.
  • Capability to experience the speed enhancements in the OS.
  • Capability to experience bug fixes and enhancements.

2.9 Features of iPhone OS version 1.1.5

The final release update version of iPhone OS was released after the iPhone OS 2 release. The reason for the update of iPhone OS 1 though after releasing an upgraded version is to provide the security updates for the users who were not willing to pay for the version upgrade anymore.

The final or the 9th release update was pushed under the version code of 1.1.5 and build version of 4B1 and there were no baseband versions were published officially. The release update was pushed on 15th July 2008.

The 9th or the final iPhone OS 1 update was only released for the iPod Touch devices only.
  • Security updates for iPod Touch.