Phone evolution timeline

  • Motorola DynaTAC 8000X

    Motorola DynaTAC 8000X
    The first ever portable mobile phone that cost over 4,000 usd. 9 inches tall, weighing 2.5 pounds.
  • Nokia 1011

    Nokia 1011
    The first mass produced phone, during this era sms became a thing. It cost 2,000 euros today. Weighed 475g, dimensions are 195 x 60 x 45
  • Siemens S10

    Siemens S10
    Dimensions are 147 x 46 x 25mm, weighed 185g. The first phone with a coloured screen, also having email which came out the year prior.
  • Nokia 7110

    Nokia 7110
    The first device to take advantage of WAP, accessing information over a mobile wireless network. Through 1999-2002 the biggest accomplishments were made for mobile devices. Dimensions were 125 x 53 x 24 mm. Weighed 141g.
  • BlackBerry Pearl 8100

    BlackBerry Pearl 8100
    Adding 3g to the market in 2003 made download speeds go up to 2 mb. In 2003 the front facing camera became a reality so video calling became possible. This is the mobile data revolution. Dimensions 107 x 50 x 14.5 mm. Weighed 89.5g.
  • LG Prada

    LG Prada
    The first touchscreen phone to grace the market. The year after this phones release, mobile apps and the apple app store were made. Dimensions 98.8×54×12 mm. Weighed 85g.
  • Samsung Galaxy S5

    Samsung Galaxy S5
    In 2012 the UK launched 4G causing download speeds to rocket up to 12 mbps. Voice recognition became common place. Facial recognition and fingerprint scanning came up in 2011. Dimensions 142 x 72.5 x 8.1 mm. Weighed 145g.
  • Oneplus 7 pro

    Oneplus 7 pro
    The first 5g services were released in 2019. The Penta lens camera came with the Nokia 9. Dimensions 162.60 x 75.90 x 8.80 mm. Weighs 206g.
  • LG rollable phone

    LG rollable phone
    Present day phones are trying to make screens with rolling and folding possible. It could become a possibility in the near future but as of right now its only a fever dream with so much bugs.