Nostalgia time: Opening the cell phone vault
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Mobile Phone Historical Vault
1. Motorola Dynatac
2. Motorola Bag Phone
3. Motorola StarTac
4. Nokia 5180
5. Sprint Samsung N200
It's amazing to look back at how quickly mobile phones have evolved. Compared to any other consumer products sector, the mobile industry has made rapid progress. While there are still dropped calls, dead spots, and phones with battery life less than we'd like, we have to admit the technology has come a long way from these museum artifacts.
1. baldilocks (Posts: 494; Member since: 14 Dec 2008)
Should have had the MicroTAC series in there somewhere too. :)
2. xtian1103 (Posts: 352; Member since: 11 Feb 2012)
nokia 5110 was released in 1998, not 2003
3. Sniggly (Posts: 6695; Member since: 05 Dec 2009)
I'm assuming this is a work in progress, because iconic devices like the Blackberry and Razr aren't on there. Although it is cool to see it acknowledged what strides Motorola made in cell phones before almost anyone else even came into being.
4. Sangeet (Posts: 232; Member since: 21 Apr 2012)
You forgot one damn good phone, or just excluded it to make the list short..
Never mind it is the Nokia 3310, most of the people's first phone and i still have it and have a score in the game snake of around 2600 :D
I can't forget that phone cuz i spent my lot of time playing snake and breaking my records until i stopped playing it
6. 7thspaceman (Posts: 1010; Member since: 14 Feb 2011)
hmm my first Cell phone was like the last model shown. It was pretty good and gave me great service
7. lsutigers (Posts: 694; Member since: 08 Mar 2009)
Cool! I still have a Moto Timeport and a Samsung N200. Awesome phones for their time.
8. BattleBrat (Posts: 1037; Member since: 26 Oct 2011)
Ahhh, good 'Ol Moto, I think they released the original RAZR in 2004, not quite old enough for nostalgia quite yet...
9. PaceyPimps (Posts: 1; Member since: 04 Apr 2013)
My 1st phone was the SPH-N200 lost it in cab got a new smaller samsung silver flip after that.