The drastic evolution of cell phones

The drastic evolution of cell phones

Did you know that the DynaTAC, the first-ever commercial mobile phone, was introduced in 1983? At the time it cost a whopping $3,995, or roughly $10,400 when adjusted to the inflation in 2021 dollars, so it was only reserved for the ultra-rich. How did we come to today where cell phones are accessible to nearly everyone?

It all began in the ’90s when further advancements in cellular network technology, namely the transition from analog to digital technology, started to make cell phones more accessible. Going from mobile radio telephone tech to the GSM standard was a significant step forward.

That’s also around the time that text messages appeared. This was a huge and popular innovation. Cell phones started to be designed with bigger displays to ensure text messages were readable and users could also download custom ringtones, and sometimes, even play simple games on their phones.

Then came the 2000s where the leap from 2G to 2.75G wireless networks led to massive improvements in speed. Now, users could send each other music, photos, and even video. This was no small improvement and it would soon lead to the introduction of the smartphones which we all love and use today such as the foldable, stretchable, and even flip phone. What happened next?

We won’t tell you here. Instead, we will let you watch the video to find out this and many more details on how cell phones evolved and developed over time: In other words, the full history of cell phones. It’s a tale that will keep you riveted and entertained and makes for a great dinner conversation.

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17 Comments

  1. Daniel Overcash on November 16, 2022 at 6:51 am

    Omg can you imagine the crazies when they hear 6G

  2. George Patrakov on November 16, 2022 at 6:54 am

    I hate this voice. Speak naturally please.

  3. Ujjwal on November 16, 2022 at 6:56 am

    The features of old phones that brought delight to the user has become a must have feature now. What delightful features of today’s generation phone are likely to become a must have tomorrow and what new delightful features can we anticipate??

  4. William Jones on November 16, 2022 at 7:00 am

    What if you want a phone just to make phone calls? What a retro concept.

  5. Денис God on November 16, 2022 at 7:04 am

    У меня НЕТ мобильного телефона! А у кого он есть, НЕ всегда берут его с собой!

  6. Lenard Dixon on November 16, 2022 at 7:04 am

    vae.fyi
    amusing

  7. strange216 on November 16, 2022 at 7:04 am

    How about a cell phone that throws itself in the garage because it is a touch screen.

  8. Kawaii Demon on November 16, 2022 at 7:09 am

    Wow 3000 dollars for that?

  9. ammm zeee on November 16, 2022 at 7:10 am

    Motorola Razr unexpected comeback

  10. Str!ke F!ction on November 16, 2022 at 7:11 am

    Nokia is an engineering Marvel in phone manufacturer ❤️

  11. AAwaRA on November 16, 2022 at 7:14 am

    Pegasus 😂

  12. Faisal Khan on November 16, 2022 at 7:15 am

    You forgot Chinese affordable phones

  13. prasad Kadu on November 16, 2022 at 7:22 am

    That’s what good research and development do .. over years and high demand ..

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  15. Brandon on November 16, 2022 at 7:32 am

    I’m old enough to remember the old nokia bricks and motorola razr. Man I old

  16. Irfan a on November 16, 2022 at 7:32 am

    In Billions of years elements transformed into smart phones using Natural selection

  17. 𝐌𝐫. 𝐏𝐚𝐫𝐚𝐝𝐨𝐱 on November 16, 2022 at 7:40 am

    We are the generations which saw the mobile phone evolution and internet evolution both. 😀

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