Cell Phone Evolution

  • The Car Phone

    The Car Phone
    The Bell System was the first mobile phone fitted into an automobile.
    This was the first device fitted for people to make phone calls outside of the home/office and on the go. The phone was first used in St. Louis on June 17, 1946
  • Radio Phones with Cellular Service

  • Motorola Introduces the Cellular Phone

    Motorola Introduces the Cellular Phone
    Motorola was the first company to produce a handheld mobile phone. On April 3, 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, his rival.
  • Radio Shack Sells Portable Phone

  • Flip Phones Make Their Appearance

    Flip Phones Make Their Appearance
    The MicroTAC was the smallest and lightest phone available at the time. This became Motorola's newest craze.
  • Micro TAC Flip Phone Commercial from Motorola

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=18DI8Jghhkg This add was released in the UK.
  • Texas Messaging Arrives

    Texas Messaging Arrives
    The first text message was sent in 1992 from Neil Papworth, a former developer at Sema Group Telecoms. Mobile phones didn't have keyboards at the time, so Papworth had to type the message on a PC. Papworth's text — "Merry Christmas" — was successfully sent to Richard Jarvis at Vodafone.
  • Simon Personal Communicator *The First Smartphone*

    Simon Personal Communicator *The First Smartphone*
    People didn't start using the term "smartphone" until 1995, but the first true smartphone actually made its debut three years earlier in 1992
  • Review of the 1995 Smartphone

  • Nokia 5110 is Introduced

    Nokia 5110 is Introduced
    Nokia 5110 is a GSM mobile phone that was introduced by Nokia in March 1998. The game, Snake, was a primative game in it's age.
  • How Did the 1999 Nokia Perform???

  • Camera Phone Arrive

    Camera Phone Arrive
    First U.S. camera phone – Sanyo SCP-5300. It was November 2002 before the U.S. adopted the crazy Japanese trend with the Sanyo SCP-5300 on Sprint. It cost $400 and it featured a chunky clamshell design. With a 0.3-megapixel capability, it could capture shots at 640 x 480 pixels.
  • Camera Phone Advertisement

    Camera Phone Advertisement
    One of the first camera phone commercials!
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jOepzZ_FYfY
  • Motorola MPx200 Smartphone

    Motorola MPx200 Smartphone
    The MPx200 Smartphone was a joint venture between Motorola and Microsoft. The MPx200 is the only phone that has ROMs available for all existing versions of Windows Mobile Standard.
  • The Razor

    The Razor
    The Razor cell phone swept the nation in 2005. They were a sleek smartphone with a thin flip phone feature with a dual camera.
  • The First iPhone

    The First iPhone
    The iPhone is the first smartphone model designed and marketed by Apple Inc. It is the first generation of iPhone that was announced on January 9, 2007 after years of rumors and speculation.
  • First iPone Commercial

  • Prada Becomes a Phone

    Prada Becomes a Phone
    In 2009, LG created it's second Prada phone was sold around the world for different companies like Sprint, T-Mobile, AT&T, and even Metro PCS.
  • A Look at the Galaxy and Commercial

    A Look at the Galaxy and Commercial
    The Samsung Galaxy S is a touchscreen-enabled, slate-format Android smartphone designed, developed, and marketed by Samsung Electronics. It is the first device of the third Android smartphone series produced by Samsung. It was announced to the press in March 2010 and released for sale in June 2010. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5EijOOHUUmo
  • HTC 1M9

    HTC 1M9
    An award-winning tradition continues: 20 MP camera with sapphire camera cover lens to deliver crisp, clear photos. This phone had a great front faced camera and offered clarity in all of its features. Also voted one of the best phones of 2015.
  • 2015 HTC 1M9 Commercial

  • Introducing the Newest iPhone

    Introducing the Newest iPhone
    iPhone 8 introduces an all‑new glass design. The world’s most popular camera, now even better. The most powerful and smartest chip ever in a smartphone. Wireless charging that’s truly effortless. And augmented reality experiences never before possible. iPhone 8. A new generation of iPhone.
  • What's to Come of 2018??

    What's to Come of 2018??
    Three new Google Pixel phones are expected to land on 4 October 2018, with one of them potentially poised as a rival to the iPhone X. Codenamed Crosshatch, Albacore and Blueline, we know that these new pure Android phones will run the to-be-announced Android 9.0 P, and that they will likely carry the 7nm Snapdragon 845 processor and feature 18:9 pOLED panels.