Curiosità smartphone e cellulari

History of Mobile Phones: Evolution of Smart Phones

  • Mobira Senator

    Mobira Senator
    The Mobira Senator is a box-type phone that looks very much like a portable radio with a handset connected to a brick-like battery and a handle on top. Compared to the phones of today, the Senator is almost 98 times heavier at about 9.8 kilograms as opposed to today's typical phones weighing only about 100 grams.
  • DynaTAC 8000x

    DynaTAC 8000x
    DynaTAC 8000x was sold as the first commercial handheld cellular phone in 1983. It weighed 1.75 lb., stood 13 in. high, stored 30 numbers, took 10 hours to recharge and cost $3,995.
  • Mobira Cityman 900

    Mobira Cityman 900
    NMT 900 telephone network was brought into practice in Finland in 1987. Nokia-Mobira’s first hand-held phone that was aimed at the mass market came into production the same year. With the battery it weighed 790g.
  • MicroTAC

    The Motorola MicroTAC was a cellular phone first manufactured as an analog version in 1989. GSM-compatible and TDMA/Dual-Mode versions were introduced in 1994. The MicroTAC introduced an innovative new "flip" design, where the "mouthpiece" folded over the keypad, although the "mouthpiece" was actually located in the base of the phone, along with the ringer. This set the standard and became the model for modern flip phones today.
  • Nokia 1011

    Nokia 1011
    The Nokia 1011 was the first mass-produced GSM phone. It was sold also as Mobira Cityman 2000. The black handset measured 195 x 60 x 45mm and featured a monochrome display and an extendable antenna. The memory could hold 99 phone numbers.
  • Simon Personal Communicator

    Simon Personal Communicator
    It looked and worked like a smartphone, yet that name wouldn't be coined for several more years. Rather than loading up pockets and purses with a half-dozen different devices, Simon, a collaboration between IBM and BellSouth, offered e-mail, calling, paging, calendar functions and a pen-based sketchpad, all surrounded by a monochrome touchscreen
  • Motorola StarTAC

    Motorola StarTAC
    The fact that the StarTac looked similar to the communicators used on Star Trek was just icing on the cake for a phone chock-full of firsts. Not only was the StarTac the first clamshell mobile phone, it was also the first with a vibrate option. At 3.7 in. by 2.1 in. by 0.75 in. and 3.1 oz., it was the smallest and lightest cell phone yet when it was released in 1996.
  • Nokia 5110

    Nokia 5110
    Nokia 5110 is a Nokia GSM mobile phone model. The consumer oriented 5110 shared the same platform as the Nokia 6110 targeted at the business market. It had a simpler user interface and lacked the infra-red port. Although considered bulky by today's ultra-slim standards, the Nokia 5110 was rugged, had excellent battery life and was one of the first phones to feature the game Snake.
  • Ericsson R380

    Ericsson R380
    The Ericsson R380 Smartphone was a GSM mobile phone made by Ericsson. It combined the functions of a mobile phone and a personal digital assistant. It was the first device marketed as a 'smartphone'. In December 1999 the magazine Popular Science appointed the Ericsson R380 Smartphone to one of the most important advances in science and technology.
  • Blackberry 5810

    Blackberry 5810
    The BlackBerry 5810 Wireless Handheld offers phone, email, SMS, browser and organizer applications in a single wireless device. It also features a Java™ development platform. This was the first BlackBerry to feature a built-in phone. Alas, the device lacked a speaker and a microphone, so you had to use a headset to make calls.
  • Motorola RAZR

    Motorola RAZR
    Motorola Razr (styled RAZR, pronounced "razer") is a series of mobile phones by Motorola, part of the 4LTR line. They were first developed in July 2003 and were released in the market in the third quarter of 2004. The V3 was the first and main phone of the series. 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.
  • Apple iPhone

    Apple iPhone
    The iPhone is a line of smartphones designed and marketed by Apple Inc. The first generation iPhone was released on June 29, 2007. An iPhone can shoot video (though this was not a standard feature until the iPhone 3GS), take photos, play music, send and receive email, browse the web, send texts, and receive visual voicemail.
  • HTC Droid Incredible

    HTC Droid Incredible
    The HTC Droid Incredible (ADR6300) (also known as the HTC Incredible) is a smartphone manufactured by HTC Corporation using the Android operating system. It was released on April 29, 2010, and is available through Verizon Wireless only. The device is similar to the Sprint HTC Evo 4G.
  • Samsung Galaxy III

    Samsung Galaxy III
    The Samsung Galaxy S III is a multi-touch, slate-format smartphone designed, developed, and marketed by Samsung Electronics that runs the Android operating system. The S III employs an intelligent personal assistant (S Voice), eye-tracking ability, increased storage, and a wireless charging option.