Timeline of the Mobile Phone

Timeline created by carmiecupcake
In History
  • First mobile phone

    First mobile phone
    The device was 9 inches tall, comprised 30 circuit boards, had a talk-time of 35 minutes, and took 10 hours to recharge.
  • Motorola DynaTac 8000's series

    Motorola DynaTac 8000's series
    Has one fewer function key than 8000x model.
  • Nokia Cityman

    Nokia Cityman
    The Cityman 1320 was introduced in 1987 and sold as Mobira Cityman, then later as Nokia Cityman. The phones were nicknamed the "Gorba" after Mikhail Gorbachev was pictured using one. Some of the phones badged as Mobira, had Nokia chargers and antenna and some of the ones badged as Nokia, had Mobira chargers and antennas.
  • The Motorola MicroTAC

    The Motorola MicroTAC
    The first manufactured as an analog phone. It was the smallest and lightest phone available at this stage in time.
  • Nokia 101

    Nokia 101
    world's first commercially available GSM mobile phone. Could store up to 99 contacts.
  • Motorola StarTAC

    Motorola StarTAC
    World's first clamshell designer phone. It was marketed as a 'ready to wear accessory'. The StarTAC was also the world's smallest and lightest (88g) mobile of its day offering four hours of continuous talk time, 47 hours of standby battery power and a vibrating ringer.
  • The Nokia Communicator 9000 Series

    The Nokia Communicator 9000 Series
    The first communicator phone.
  • Nokia 3310

    Nokia 3310
    You could customise Nokia's new baby with new Xpress-on covers, your own screen saver and voice activated dialling.
  • BlackBerry 6230

    BlackBerry 6230
    Was the first BlackBerry phone to run on Quark and have a fully integrated phone.
  • The Motorola Razr V3

    The Motorola Razr V3
    Fashion phone
  • Hiptop Slide

    Hiptop Slide
    This phone was one of the best for immediate access to the internet and unlimited texting.
  • First generation iPhone

    First generation iPhone
    The iPhone is a smartphone designed and marketed by Apple Inc. It was introduced in the United States on June 29, 2007. It featured quad-band GSM cellular connectivity with GPRS and EDGE support for data transfer
  • iPhone 3G - 2nd Generation iPhone

    iPhone 3G -  2nd Generation iPhone
    The iPhone 3G was internally similar to generation 1, but included a number of new hardware features, such as Assisted GPS, 3G data and tri-band UMTS/HSDPA
  • iPhone 4

    iPhone 4
    Phones began to uphold a slimmer physique towards this stage and the iPhone 4 is exactly that. A popular aspect of this phone is Videocalling which was introduced (FaceTime). One of the main enhanced featurea of the iPhone 4 is it's front camera. Useful for the popular "selfies".
  • iPhone 5

    iPhone 5
    An even slimmer, lighter model of the iPhone. iPhone 5 has a 4-inch screen to the series with 16:9 widescreen aspect ratio. This is the latest up to date iPhone. (2013)