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The evolution of mobile squeezed into 3 minutes (video)

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The evolution of mobile squeezed into 3 minutes (video)

A couple of days ago we brought your attention to the 38th anniversary of the first phone call ever made, but since then a lot has changed. Well, nothing speaks better for that change than a motion picture! This one was put together by Vodafone UK using 3D Projection Mapping, which is one of the coolest three dimensional tricks out there. It also features landmark models starting with Motorola's DynaTAC and ending with contemporary Android heavyweights.

Actually, DynaTAC is the exact cell phone used by Martin Cooper when he placed the first cell phone call on the streets of New York City back in 1973. It was to Cooper's biggest rival Dr. Engel, heading research at Bell Labs, a telecommunication giant at the time and we can imagine his feelings about being beaten by the rather small company that Motorola was at the time.

You can tell it was a big handset just by the looks, but you'd be surprised that nowadays you could almost use it for your workout with its 2.2 pounds of weight. Not that you'll be able to find it anywhere, though! The memorable first call happened in 1973, but this video managed to squeeze all those years into a three minute video. Can you name all the featured handsets? Check out the video below and let us know your guesses in the comments!

source: Vodafone UK (YouTube)

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posted on 07 Apr 2011, 08:20

1. Crossblade (Posts: 215; Member since: 21 Apr 2005)

:o great video!

posted on 07 Apr 2011, 08:28 1

2. DIYguy (Posts: 190; Member since: 27 Feb 2011)

iphone didnt get on the video hahaa : D

posted on 07 Apr 2011, 09:51

4. JustAddingValue (unregistered)

They are still waiting approval to release the video with the I-Phone in it :-)

posted on 07 Apr 2011, 09:34

3. phbelov (Posts: 124; Member since: 25 Mar 2011)

n1ce :o

posted on 07 Apr 2011, 16:06 1

5. Ronen Polinovsky (unregistered)

This is amazing !!!

old phones used to be able to hold for weeks :) now they barely hold for hours .... but at least they look good !!!!

posted on 07 Apr 2011, 16:58

6. luis_lopez_351 (Posts: 951; Member since: 18 Nov 2010)

OH YEAH! blackberry changed everything

posted on 07 Apr 2011, 18:32

7. Boti95 (Posts: 162; Member since: 05 Sep 2010)

Motorola Dinatac or something...

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