Luckily, the advancements in technology have helped create new communication devices like mobile phones and even smart phones. As of now, smart phones have become a necessity to almost everyone.
But before all these techy features, from apps up to OS, there was a time when mobile phones were still on the development stage. Listed below are some interesting facts about mobile phones.
- The world’s first mobile phone call was made on April 3, 1973. The call was made by Martin Cooper, a senior engineer at Motorola. The phone Cooper used to make the call has a weight of 1.1kg and dimensions of 228.6x127x44.4mm.
- In 1983, the first commercial mobile phone was released by Motorola known as the Motorola DynaTEC 8000X. The phone features 30 minutes of talk-time, six hours standby, and could store 30 phone numbers.
- In 1992, the IBM Simon was released. This phone was known to be the first smartphone since individuals can receive and make phone calls. The phone can also be used for sending emails and has a calander, phone book, memo, and the world clock. In addition, the IBM Simon is also known to be the first touchscreen phone.
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