The first mobile phone-When it all began


It’s safe to say that mobile phone is now one of the basic human necessities. Unless you are living under a rock, you must know how incredibly necessary it is to carry a mobile phone. Apart from making communication easier, it is one of the sources of entertainment and when they come with features like GPS system, internet browsing, calculator, the need for a map, conventional calculator and a computer is ruled out. The gadget has definitely made our lives easier and has changed the way of communicating with one another. And we cannot go a single day without using our phone. When you take in account the technological advancements, you cannot go without adding mobile phones in the list. But do you who gave the first mobile phone to this world? Read on to know the stone age of today’s mobile phone.

Can you believe that first mobile phone came around 40 years ago? Hearing your grandparents talking about the era where mobile phones did not exist seems as if it was a totally different period of history but in fact it was just a little more than 40 years ago.


The first mobile phone was created by Motorola and it looked nothing like the sleek and shiny gadgets we carry around with us today. On April 3, 1973, Motorola unveiled its invention that caused a breakthrough in the field of communication and technology. Martin cooper, a senior engineer at Motorola demonstrated the use of the mobile phone by calling the rival company and telling them that he is calling via a mobile phone; talk about bragging.

The phone weighed 1.1 kg and had a brick-like structure of dimensions 228.6x127x44.4 mm. unlike now, the mobile phone took 10 hours to recharge and offered 30 minutes of talk time with a battery life of 18 minutes. It was priced at $3995 and was released in the market to the public in 1983.

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