Evolution of the mobile phone

  • Motorola DynaTac 8000X

    Motorola DynaTac 8000X
    Although officially first created in 1973 by Martian Cooper, the Motorla's DynaTac didn't become commercially available until 1983. This began the "original" mobile phone as this was the first phone used to make a call over a cellular network. The device weighing 0.793kg, standing 1.3 inches high, storing 30 numbers in the phone-book, it took 10 hours to charge and was sold commercially for $3,995.
  • Motorola MicroTac 9800x

    Motorola MicroTac 9800x
    "The first phone that was not a brick"
    In the development of the Motorola MicroTac 9800, Motorola set out to attract the high end market, competing and producting one of the smallest and lightest handsets on the market at that time. This phone created and introduced the idea of the "flip phone" which would become a basic shape of phones to come.
  • Nokia 101

    Nokia 101
    The introduction of the NOKIA 1011 was Nokia's first GSM phone and the first GSM phone to go into mass product. The phone costs about $307 and was able to operate for 12-hours on stand-by mode, it could hold up to 99 phone numbers, weighing 475g.
  • Newton MessagePad

    Newton MessagePad
    The newton message pad, most commonly known as a "personal digital assistants (PDA), was the first of its kinda, and offers a similar layout we associate with today's phones. The Apple designed product offers features never seen before such as the applications of; Notes, dates, calculator, currency converter, timezone. Although the device offered many features compared to its competitors the negatives are highlighted as; 4.5x7 inches, 1 inch think, weighing almost one pound.
  • NOKIA; 8210,7110, 5210, 3210

    NOKIA; 8210,7110, 5210, 3210
    Nokia introduces a range of mobile phones including the: 8210, 7110, 5210 and 3210. With the overpowering underhand Nokia becomes the leading global mobile phone manufacturer.
  • SANYO SCP-5300

    SANYO SCP-5300
    THE FIRST CAMERA PHONE.
    This Samsung devices was developed in the trend of the "flip" phone layout and featured the first built in camera, offering a 35 Megapixel photo resolution and storing up to 20 photos. Although the camera quality was not as we know it today, it opened up the many potential possibilities of what future phones could offer.
  • Nokia 6630

    Nokia 6630
    The Nokia 6630 took a giant step in the "firsts" of the mobile phone industry. The Nokia 6630 became the first phone to offering global roaming. The phone offered many features such as, video calling, MP3 AND MP4 player, and Bluetooth.
  • IPHONE (1st generation)

    IPHONE (1st generation)
    The introduction of apples first IPHONE, was the beginning of what would become a world-wide household used product. However the introduction of the first IPHONE didn't sell as well as expected, with pricing starting at $499 (4GB) - $599 (8GB) it was argued it was to expensive to compete with the existing market.
  • T-mobile G1

    T-mobile G1
    The G1 was the first mobile to be released with the android operating system designed by Google.
  • LG ARENA

    LG ARENA
    The LG arena was the first phone to offer to "LG'S 3D S-CLASS" this allowed users to scroll "film-reel" style through available applications.
  • IPHONE 3G

    IPHONE 3G
    The next generation Apple IPHONE 3G, was highlighted as the more desirable iPhone with features such as GPS, larger storage offering the 16GB version and a fasted connection with 3G based model. The prices were also dropped starting at $199-$299.
  • IPHONE 4

    IPHONE 4
    The introduction of the IPHONE 4 offered a new style layout from previous iPhone generations also offered in the white, although prices remand the same the IPHONES key features included FaceTime video and " retina screen"
  • Samsung Galaxy s4

    Samsung Galaxy s4
    The Samsung s4 hit the market offering a massive variety of new features including, dual camera, Stranslator, Shealth, group play (share music), 4G, wireless charging, the phone was also offered in the colours of white, black and blue.
  • IPHONE 6 + 6PLUS

    IPHONE 6 + 6PLUS
    In 2016 Apple produced both the Iphone 6 and the iphone 6plus,
    Both phones offering upgraded camera, touch ID security and a 4.7 inch screen on the iphone 6 and a 5.5inch screen on the iphone6 plus, as well as the new feature of NFC technology support. Both phones are classified as massive competitors throughout the market and are offered in a number of colors.
  • Samsung Galaxy S7

    Samsung Galaxy S7
    The most recent Samsung galaxy has gained a large competitive advantage, the phone comes with a 5.0inch touchscreen, 32 GB of internal storage which can be expanded up to 200GBS, with a 12MEGAPIXEL camera this phone is reviewed by its users as the "best phone yet", making a clear statement that the iphone has some obvious competition.