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The Evolution of the Mobile Phone

The Evolution of The Mobile Phone The world's first mobile phone call was made by Martin Cooper, a senior engineer at Motorola, when he called a rival telecommunications 1973 company and informed them he was speaking via a mobile phone. The phone Cooper used, if you could call it that, weighed a staggering 1.1kg and measured in at 228.6x127x44.4mm Motorola released its first commercial mobile phone, known as the Motorola DynaTAC 8000X. The handset offered 30 minutes of talk-time, six hours standby, and could store 30 phone numbers. It also cost £2639. 1983 On 1st January 1985 Ernie Wise made the first cellular call in the UK on the Vodafone system operated by Racal. 1992 On 3rd December 1992, Neil Papworth, sent the world's first text "Merry Christmas" to Vodafone director Richard Jarvis, who received it on an Orbitel TPU 901. Nokia 6110 had Features like Games (Memory, Snake, Logic), along with Calculator, Clock, 1995 calendar, Currency converter it also worked as a Pager and had Profile settings The first photo to be publicly- shared using a cell phone was taken on June 11, 1997 by Philippe Kahn REA The BlackBerry 850 was the first handset released by Research In Motion (R.I.M) under the BlackBerry brand. 1997 During the late 90's and early 2000's, The Philippines was known as the "texting capital of the world" The Nokia 3310 was the phone that all of your mates had at school – if you went to school in the mid-to-late- 2000 90's, that is. Even in 2013, many regard the 3310 as one of the best mobile devices ever created. Some even say it's indestructible. The first pre-commercial trial network with 3G was launched by NTT DoCoMo in Japan in the Tokyo region in May 2001. NTT 2001 Do Co Mo Global mobile cellular subscriptions in 2001 reached the 1 Billion mark. Siemens SL45, released in 2001, was the world's first mobile phone with expandable memory. Before Samsung dominated the smartphone market it made handsets 2002 like the SGH-T100, which was the first phone ever to use a thin-film transistor active matrix LCD display. BlackBerry 5810 had email and a QWERTY keyboard, but it didn't have a built in speaker so you had to plug headphones in to make phone calls. Even so it was widely popular. 2003 Three launched the UK's first 3G network allowing phones to be able to download music, pictures and games up to 10 times faster than on a 2G network and also enabled quick access to social networks, news, sport, weather and to use apps and maps that have become a constant feature on the phones of today. Motorola shifted over 130 million of its fashion' phone between the years 2004 and 2006, making it the best-selling clamshell handset in history. 2004 The BlackBerry 7270 was the first BlackBerry handset to feature Wi-Fi and the ability to see emails on your phone making this the popular choice for business men and 2005 women. Global mobile cellular subscriptions in 2005 exceeded 2 Billion. The BlackBerry Pearl was the first BlackBerry device with a camera and media player. It was released on September 12, 2006 Global mobile cellular subscriptions in 2006 approached 3 Billion. 2006 The Nokia N-95 arguably the worlds first true smartphone that actually could do most things normally done on a computer, which ran on Symbian, packed in a 332MHZ Texas İnstruments CPU, and feature 160MB of RAM. It also featured a decent 5- megapixel camera, Bluetooth, and Wi- Fi. The Apple iPhone was largely responsible for changing the face of the mobile space forever. Apple's iPhone popularised applications with millions of consumers, helped make touchscreen interfaces the norm, and broke new ground for overall design and finish. 2008 The HTC Dream - Is an Android smartphone. Released in October 2008, the Dream was the first commercially released device to use the Linux-based Android operating system. Android was developed by Google. Global mobile cellular subscriptions in 2008 reached 4 Billion The Android operating system was also used by Samsung ib smart phones such as the Samsung galaxy which debut in 2009 2009 Microsoft challenged other Smartphone manufacturers by announcing that Windows 2011 Phone would become the primary smartphone operating- system for Nokia, superseding the Symbian. Everything Everywhere, which is now known as just EE, launched the UK's first 4G network on 30th October and aims to provide 4G to 98% of the UK by 2014. 2012 International Data Corporation (IDC) expected smartphone shipments worldwide to reach 958.8 million 2013 units, topping last year's total by 32.7% to account for 52.2% of the mobile phone market. A smartphone market forecast expects 75% penetration in UK by 2016. 12:03 Delivering Smart technology for Smartphones. O exaget exactly on target.

The Evolution of the Mobile Phone

shared by cmayknot on Oct 04
Mobile phones have revolutionised the way we communicate, discover, and disseminate information. looking at how mobile technology has developed, shows the potential for this mdeium to keep changing.




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