As Tony Smith at The Register put it, the iPhone was so awesome, it was even good as an initial release. (An excellent review -- by that, I mean complete and detailed -- well worth Googlng. The orgasm version is Xeni's piece at BoingBoing.)
I have one, I love it. The only bad thing is the price (which is a lot but not necessarily unwarrantedly so).
But that was then, or now, and this is soon: