Back from the EDGE - a look at the evolution of the iPhone

With the Apple iPhone 5 on deck, we look back at how the iconic smartphone line has evolved
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What a short, strange trip it's been

The first iPhone was released in 2007, and -- like every subsequent device in the series -- was hailed as revolutionary. That AT&T EDGE network-only 2007 iPhone, however, bore little resemblance to the iPhone 4S (and upcoming iPhone 5) beyond the physical. We take a look at just how far the device has come in five years.

PAST: Apple's early iPhone prototypes

FUTURE: Apple issues formal iPhone 5 invites

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