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Here's Steve Jobs introducing the first iPhone

In anticipation of today's upcoming Apple event, here's a look back at the iPhone that started it all.

When Steve Jobs introduced the first iPhone in 2007, he remarked that he had been looking forward to the event for two and a half years.

"Every once in a while, a revolutionary product comes around that changes everything, and Apple has been — well, first of all, one is very fortunate if you get to work on just one of these in your career — Apple's been very fortunate it's been able to introduce a few of these into the world," Jobs said in his speech. He named 1984's Macintosh and 2001's iPod as two of those revolutionary products, followed by his introduction of a new revolutionary product: the iPhone.

"Today, Apple is going to reinvent the phone," Jobs said. And today, Apple (reportedly) hopes to reinvent it again. --Meghan DeMaria