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History of Cellphones: Shrinking Sizes and Prices [Infographic]

History of Cellphones: Shrinking Sizes and Prices [Infographic]

History of Cellphones: Shrinking Sizes and Prices [Infographic]
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Cell phones have come a long way since the first Motorola Dynatac hit the streets in 1982, eventually making its way to Zac Morris’ backpack, to the iPhone 4S and the Galaxy Nexus.

Back in 1982, mobility was loosely defined as weighing 2 pounds, being a foot long and a battery capable of 1 hour of talk time. This might sound like the HTC ThunderBolt from March, but it’s really the Dynatac. Shortly after came bag phones like the one I saw a friend’s mom use while growing up, this phones literally was in a bag the size of a purse and looked about as cool. I’m sure we ran up quite the bill calling in requests to the local radio station when she wasn’t looking.

Speaking of costs, the Motorola Dynatac retailed for $ 3,995 back in 1982. Since then we have seen the cost of mobile phones and service shrink.

As you can see in the history of cellphones infographic below, it took a decade before the price dropped below $ 1,000 and we saw the first real integration o…………… continues on Gotta Be Mobile

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