Two years before Apple had officially acknowledged the iPhone’s existence, Son called Jobs and arranged for a meeting. Son showed up with a rough sketch of what he thought an Apple phone should look like.
„I brought my little drawing of an iPod with mobile capabilities. I gave him my drawing, and Steve says, ‚Masa, don’t give me your drawing. I have my own,'” Son recalled during the „Charlie Rose” interview. „I said, ‚Well, I don’t need to give you my dirty paper, but once you have your own product, give me for Japan.’ And he said, ‚Masa, you are crazy.'”