This infographic treats us to a brief history of cell phones and mobile technology

This infographic treats us to a brief history of cell phones and mobile technology
Mobile phones as we now know them have surely gone a long way ever since their debut back in the l990s. What's more, most of you have probably witnessed their evolution path from those antenna-toting, monochrome pioneer bricks to the recent beasts with 4GB of RAM and curved displays.

Looking back, it's pretty safe to say that the mobile industry has been one of the more dynamic during the last decade or so, achieving such a prominent evolution jump over the span of just a few years. 

It's all interesting to delve into the days of old and remind ourselves of all of the older devices that we love and cherish. We have a new pretty compact and succinct infographic in store that will once again remind you where the industry stood once and where it currently is. 

A few interesting facts are already included below. For example, did you know that 1999's Nokia 7110 was the first phone ever to come with a WAP browser? 

Feeling nostalgic? Check out these articles about some of the old-school time-tested handsets:

source: Lycamobile



1. GeorgeDao123

Posts: 432; Member since: Aug 20, 2013

I guess we won't have 5G until 2018.

2. itsdeepak4u2000

Posts: 3718; Member since: Nov 03, 2012

I Heard of Nokia working on 5G.

4. Coconut00

Posts: 485; Member since: Jan 13, 2015

I doubt we will se 5G soon since most people around the world still use 3G

5. UglyFrank

Posts: 2194; Member since: Jan 23, 2014


7. iushnt

Posts: 3107; Member since: Feb 06, 2013

It's samsung who is working for 5g

8. WindowsiDroid

Posts: 138; Member since: Jul 22, 2013

Nokia, Samsung, and Huawei are all working on 5G.

3. Crispin_Gatieza

Posts: 3139; Member since: Jan 23, 2014

When I was with Bell South Mobility around '92, the rate was $.60/minute. Monthly charge was $45 and there were no minutes included. That's why we carried beepers and didn't give our numbers to anybody, especially the wife.

6. AfterShock

Posts: 4146; Member since: Nov 02, 2012

Not bad, in Northern Alberta, it was $1 to $2.50 a minute depending on carrier. Beepers were the deal!!

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