Has it really only been six years since Apple unveiled the original iPhone?

Since 2007, the world has been blindsided by a wealth of revolutions and innovations in tech, especially in the mobile field, rendering the pre-iPhone world as antiquated as a sparkly animated gif on a MySpace profile.

And yet, compare the original, Mark I iPhone with the iPhone 5S from this year, and the similarities transcend this past half-decade of extensive hardware reconstruction.

Same basic shape (aside from a longer screen), same home button at the bottom (aside from a fingerprint sensor), same overall look (aside from a gold trim).

Full story at Minyanville.

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