10 curious cell phone facts

10 curious cell phone facts
Do you know why text messages are limited to 160 characters? Do you know who was first to send a picture using a cell phone? Which is the world's best-selling phone? How about the toughest phone in the world? Or people in which country send the most text messages?

Here we have provided the answers to these questions, along with other interesting facts about cell phones. In case we've sparked your curiosity, just flick through the slideshow below. Also, if you can think of a fun fact about cell phones, feel free to share it with us down in the comments.




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26 Comments

1. ilia1986 unregistered

A nice article :)

2. kayeeman

Posts: 18; Member since: Feb 28, 2012

PhoneArena have no news for us. Stop Uploading Random stuff from google.

20. DogsGoMeow

Posts: 18; Member since: May 04, 2012

its nice to read fact every once in awhile. Live with it..

25. alekso9

Posts: 40; Member since: Jan 30, 2012

f**k off troll...

3. Ohrules

Posts: 327; Member since: Jun 11, 2012

nothing beats the nokia 3310 in terms of toughness :D

19. loken

Posts: 462; Member since: May 09, 2012

xperia go , xperia active?

4. tedkord

Posts: 17182; Member since: Jun 17, 2009

That one phone reminds me of a fellow at work. He only bid the rugged, military spec phones. He just got a Samsung Rugby, and always brags about how he can put it in the toilet for 30 minutes and it works be fine. One of these days I'm gonna try 31 minutes and see what happens.

5. Fallout09

Posts: 421; Member since: Oct 17, 2011

My only question is why would you want to put your phone in the toilet for 30 mins?

8. Slammer

Posts: 1515; Member since: Jun 03, 2010

Just to show everyone how much s**t it can take.

6. Mr.Mr.Upgrade

Posts: 474; Member since: Aug 30, 2011

Yep stop putting up useless news.....

7. ibap

Posts: 867; Member since: Sep 09, 2009

Some of this is interesting, but the story needs a proofreader.

12. nnaatthhaannx2

Posts: 820; Member since: Oct 19, 2011

Yeah... The word "curious" just seems.........wrong.

9. disneydad

Posts: 114; Member since: Mar 26, 2012

Interesting info.

10. Hammerfest

Posts: 384; Member since: May 12, 2012

Well at least now we know who to blame for SEXting...

15. EclipseGSX

Posts: 1770; Member since: Oct 18, 2011

Blame? or thank

11. savien808

Posts: 59; Member since: Aug 27, 2011

interesting to know. people should stop complaining about whats being posted, there not the ones doing it so why should they care

13. teengoku

Posts: 4; Member since: Jul 29, 2012

well if you want random stuff dragon ball rocks but yeah i want something interesting maybe something about the next nexus phone just a suggestion

16. VJo003

Posts: 365; Member since: Mar 11, 2012

Nokia has so much... Hope they will survive their current ice-age

21. dmckay12

Posts: 243; Member since: Feb 25, 2012

If not the will be Finished...see what I did there.

17. frank_j8

Posts: 3; Member since: May 04, 2009

One reason the nokia 1100 sold so many units is that the phone was very cheap to buy and was used as bombs

18. xtian1103

Posts: 364; Member since: Feb 11, 2012

where is samsung's claim that most mobile technologies in the early 90's belong to them?

22. techsavvy.jaz

Posts: 163; Member since: Feb 07, 2012

I used to have a Nokia 3650 with 16MB MMC card!! good enough for few ringtones, themes, and few VGA shots :) and even in 2008/2009 Nokia 6233 came with a 128MB MicroSD card!!

23. guildsa654

Posts: 27; Member since: Apr 12, 2012

PHILIPPINES FTW!! :3

24. mtajulmuluk

Posts: 18; Member since: Jun 15, 2012

Nice data information,,,

26. saiki4116

Posts: 413; Member since: Mar 31, 2011

nokia 1100..really love that keypad....

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