Evolution of the Cell Phone

By joabi07
  • First "Real Handheld Portable Cell Phone"

    First "Real Handheld Portable Cell Phone"
    The Mototola DynaTAC 8000X was the world's first truly portable commercial mobile phone, and cost $4,000 when it first went on sale in the US in 1983.While the first call made using a mobile phone was made in 1973 by Motorola executive Martin Cooper, a mobile call was not made in the UK until 1985, by Michael Harrison to his father Sir Ernest Harrison - chairman of Vodafone.
  • MOTOROLA 4500X

    MOTOROLA 4500X
    The 4500X was a massive 3.5kg device which was basically a handset connected to a heavy box containing the battery and electronics via a curly cord. The unit measures 260mm long by 118mm wide by 175mm tall (270mm if you count the antenna). This type of phone was known as a "hand portable" and it was just one step up from a car phone.
  • MicroTAC 9800X

    MicroTAC 9800X
    1989: The lightest and smallest mobile phone at the time of its release, the Motorola MicroTAC 9800x's plastic antenna was merely for show and served no actual function. In spite of a price tag of $3000, or £1765, the MicroTAC was well received. The MicroTAC set Motorola's strategy to produce attention seeking flagship phones that often succeeded to be the coolest mobiles on the planet.
  • Nokia 1011

    Nokia 1011
    The Nokia 1011 was Nokia's first GSM phone. It was also the first GSM phone to become widely available in the UK. The Nokia 1011 was not, as is often claimed, the first GSM phone. The British made Orbitel TPU 900 was launched a year earlier. The Nokia 1011 was based on the similar looking analogue Nokia 101 The name 1011 referred to the day and month of release: 10 November 1992.
  • First Smart Phone. Te IBM Simon Personal Communicator

    First Smart Phone. Te IBM Simon Personal Communicator
    The phone itself measured 8 inches long by 2.5 inches wide by 1.5 inches thick, and weighed two ounces north of a pound. Simon is believed to be the first commercially available phone with a touchscreen, Simon’s interface could be navigated with an included stylus, and somewhat less easily with a finger. Also the first phone to use "apps"
  • Motorola StarTAC "First Flip-phone"

    Motorola StarTAC "First Flip-phone"
    being the first ever clamshell/flip mobile phone.[2] The StarTAC is the successor of the MicroTAC, a semi-clamshell design that had been launched in 1989.[3] Whereas the MicroTAC's shell folded down from below the keypad, the StarTAC folded up from above the display.Was one of the first cellular phones to introduce vibrate alert as an alternative to a ringtone.SMS text messages, although only the later digital models had the capability to send messages
  • Nokia 3210, Everyone's First Phone

    Nokia 3210, Everyone's First Phone
    The Nokia 3210 is a GSM cellular phone with 160 million units sold. one of the most popular and successful phones in history, and is well-known as many people's first ever mobile phone. It has a total weight of 151 g. The handset measures 123.8 × 50.5 × 22.5 mm and features customisable faces which clip on. It was the first mass market phone with an internal antenna. The 3210 was designed by Alastair Curtis in Nokia's Los Angeles Design Center.
  • The Ericsson R380

    The Ericsson R380
    The IBM Simon is recognised as the origin of the smartphone. The prototype personal communicator concept was displayed at the 1992 Comdex Trade Show. But the very first mobile to be called “a smartphone” was the Ericsson R380 brought out in 2000. It incorporated the two key features of today’s SmartPhones: a touch screen and an open operating system.
  • T-Mobile's Sidekick

    T-Mobile's Sidekick
    the device was over 1-inch thick, had a monochromatic display and some entertaining polyphonic tones. It even had a novelty camera you could plug in to the 3.5mm headphone jack. Its unique 180-degree spinning screen covering a fantastic QWERTY keyboard had never really been seen before, and nothing like it has been released since.
  • The Motorola RAZR!

    The Motorola RAZR!
    Extremely successful because of its striking appearance and thin profile, it was initially marketed as an exclusive fashion phone,but within a year, its price was lowered and it was wildly successful, selling over 50 million units by July 2006, Over the Razr's four-year run, the V3 model sold more than 130 million units, becoming the best-selling clamshell phone in the world to date.
  • Apple iPhone 1

    Apple iPhone 1
    The first smartphone model designed and marketed by Apple Inc. The iPhone was released in the United States on June 29, 2007 at the price of $499 for the 4 GB model and $599 for the 8 GB model, both requiring a 2-year contract. Worked and navigated using 2G EDGE data
  • Samsung Galaxy S4

    Samsung Galaxy S4
    The Samsung Galaxy S4 is an Android smartphone produced by Samsung Electronics and was first shown publicly on March 14, 2013 . Came with the ability to detect when a finger is hovered over the screen, and expanded eye tracking functionality. A hardware variant of the S4 became the first smartphone to support the emerging LTE Advanced mobile network standard.
  • Apple iPhone 5s

    Apple iPhone 5s
    The iPhone 5S maintained the same as the versions before. First version to introduce the Touch ID fingerprint recognition. Upgrades on the camera and with new Dual-LED flash, for different color temperature photos.
  • Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge

    Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge
    Alongside the S6, Samsung also unveiled the S6 Edge (and later on the bigger S6 Edge+), a variant whose screen is wrapped along the sides of the device; the curvature is usable for several additional features. The Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge were released on 10 April 2015 in 20 countries. with a metal unibody frame and glass backing instead of plastic,an improved camera, a streamlined user interface, support for both major wireless charging standards, and support for a mobile payments.
  • Apple iPhone X

    Apple iPhone X
    The iPhone X is intended to showcase what Apple thinks is technology of the future, specifically adopting OLED screen technology for the first time in iPhone history, as well as using a glass and stainless-steel form factor, offering wireless charging, and removing the home button in favor of introducing Face ID, a new authentication method using advanced technologies to scan the user's face to unlock the device its price tag of US$999 also made it the most expensive iPhone ever.