September 9, 2014 11:31 AM EDT

Apple is rumored to release its new iPhone at a special event Tuesday, and like any iPhone release, fans are eager to get their hands on the newest Apple smartphone. But before you chuck your old iPhone and stand in line for the new one, take a minute to appreciate how far your favorite device has come since its inception on January 9, 2007, when the first iPhone was revealed by the late Steve Jobs himself.

The event starts at 1 p.m. ET.


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