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The Smartphone Revolution

THE SMARTPHONE EVOLUTION Since the launch of the IBM Simon in 1993, smartphone technology has reached levels that until recent times had only been dreamed about. Features such as wireless sharing, HD video recording and mobile-internet are now commonplace and today's average smartphone has more processing power than the computers used by NASA to land a man on the moon. All over the world, the smartphone experience is being shared by more and more people every day. But where will smartphones be tomorrow? Here we take a look at the origins of the smartphone, from its humble mobile phone beginnings to the powerful devices that reside in our pockets today. 1993 1993 IBM SIMON NOKIA 900O COMMUNICATOR SONY ERICSSON GS88 MS WINDOWS CE POCKET PC APPLE IPHONE SAMSUNG GALAXY S III 2012 2012 12:00 y TOUCHSCREENS Resistive and capacitive displays 12:00 4G Ultra-fast connection speeds 30 03 THU WEB BASED OS Operating Systems in the cloud NFC Near Field Communication HTML5 The new browsing standard TECHNOLOGY JOURNEY MUSIC 1970 Vinyl COMMUNICATION Cassette Tapes Paper Mail 1870 STORAGE 1980 1960 Telephone 1985 CDs Floppy Disk 1994 TECHNOLOGY Text Messages Walkman 2000 2001- Solid State Disk Mobile Email MP3 Player Cloud Storage Instant Messaging Mobile Apps Social Networking THE GLOBAL IMPACT OF SMARTPHONE USAGE United States United Kingdom • 80% of users don't leave home without their smartphone • 33% of smartphone users are between 25 - 34 years of age • 80% regularly visit social networks such as Facebook and Twitter Germany • An average user has over 28 apps installed • 90% of users use their smartphones for entertainment Majority of Smartphone users iOS O Spain • 58% use the search functionality on their smartphones every day Android BlackBerry United Arab Emirates Symbian • 84% watch TV and videos on their smartphone Operating Systems Windows Phone OS Microsoft developed Android Developed by Google, an open source platform mobile OS iOS BlackBerry OS BlackBerry's proprietary OS, developed by RIM iOS Developed by Apple for use across the Apple ecosystem Operating System Usage USA UK Other Symbian Sweden Microsoft Windows Mobile Japan ios BlackBerry OS Germany Android China Australia 10 20 30 40 50 POWERING YOUR SMARTPHONE Network Speeds 12:00 U 1G 28kbit/s - 56kbit/s 12:00 2G 56kbit/s - 115 kbit/s JAN 3G 200kbit/s 03 100mbit/s + 30 Processors Qualcomm Snapdragon HTC One S Sony Xperia S NVIDIA Tegra 3 LG Optimus 4X HD HTC One X Samsung Exynos Samsung Galaxy Note Texas Instruments OMAP Samsung Galaxy S II Samsung Galaxy Nexus Huawei Ascend P1 Apple A Series Apple iPhone 3GS Apple iPhone 4S Sources dialaphone

The Smartphone Revolution

shared by Dialaphone on Sep 27
The Dialaphone team have put together an infographic detailing the history of smartphones and how handset technology has changed over time.



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