Technology Evolution of cell phones

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    Sigh. The good old days. My first mobile phone was a Nokia 3310 . You could call and text. Nothing more, nothing less. And the phone was indestructible, in contrast to the iPhones I had/have!

    What was your first?
     
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    My first phone was a Siemens C25. Rock solid, always worked great and... I still have it as a backup phone I case my Bramsung fails.
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    My first phone was a Motorola Ultra Classic. It was the model that replaced the 8000 :D
     
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    Omg @Hiroshi (hi btw :D) this one? That's so retro I want one now, where can I get it :D
     
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    Hi Bram, yeah that was the one :D

    I wouldn't even know where to start looking for one of those anymore :D
     
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    There were various types of "wireless" hand-held and car phones developed as early as the 1950s, and the first "cell" phone was actually invented by Motorola scientists around 1973, but there were only a handful of experimental phones and no networks.

    The first very limited cell network was established in Japan in 1979, and then in a handful of other countries. The first cell network in the US was started in Chicago in 1983.

    Modern cell networks did not begin being built until the 1990s.

    This was my first 1 ----->
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    MicroTAC 9800X
    Click here 4 more info about it.

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    Here they are. ;)
     
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    First iPhone prototypes not a big success!
     
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