A Brief History of Cell Phones

Timeline created by Abby_K
  • AT&T

    1971 AT&T is the first company to propose a modern-day mobile-phone system to the FCC. It involves dividing cities into “cells”. It is the first company to do so.
  • The first ever Cell phone

    The first ever Cell phone
    On 3 April 1973, Martin Cooper, a Motorola researcher and executive, made the first mobile telephone call from handheld subscriber equipment, placing a call to Dr. Joel S. Engel of Bell Labs. The prototype handheld phone used by Dr. Cooper weighed 1.1 kg and measured 23 cm long, 13 cm deep and 4.45 cm wide.
    The First mobile Phone
  • The Second mobile phone

    The Second mobile phone
    In 1983, Motorola released its first commercial mobile phone, known as the Motorola DynaTAC 8000X.
  • The flip phone

    The flip phone
    The flip phone is introduced Motorola came out with a new design where the mouth piece flipped over the top of the keypad. It was the first flip phone.
    Flip Phone
  • Nokia

    1997 – Nokia 6110
    Three games: Memory, Snake, Logic
    Calculator, clock and calendar
    Currency converter
    Works as a pager
    Profile settings
    4 colors
  • The first smart phone

    The first smart phone
    The first smart phone is invented The smart phone could send and receive emails and messages, but it didn't have a speaker or microphone. This meant it needed a headset to work.
  • The camera phone

    The camera phone
    A camera phone is made A company called Sanyo made a phone that could snap pictures. Later the user could download the pictures to a computer to be printed.
  • APPLE!!

    The Apple Iphone is released Apple released its first iphone and it changed the cellular industry. It featured a touch screen and allowed users to do almost anything they could do from a home computer, which basically changed the way people lived.
  • Newest Iphone

    Newest Iphone
    The original iPhone introduced the world to Multi-Touch, forever changing the way people experience technology. With 3D Touch, you can do things that were never possible before. It senses how deeply you press the display, letting you do all kinds of essential things more quickly and simply. And it gives you real-time feedback in the form of subtle taps from the all-new Taptic Engine. Iphone 6s Plus
  • Samsung S7

    Samsung S7
    The Galaxy S7 and S7 edge feature big screens in incredibly slim designs that fit comfortably in the palm of your hand.