When was the first cell phone made?

Answer The concept of a phone based on a cellular system was developed in 1947. However, because of limited technology, phone companies were unable to immediately put these ideas into practice. After yea... Read More »

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Who made the first cell phone?

Dr. Martin Cooper, a project manager at Motorola, invented the first portable telephone, the Motorola Dyna-Tac, in 1973. Weighing 2.5 pounds and measuring 9 inches in height, the Dyna-Tac allowed o... Read More »

What is a cell phone antenna made of?

Cell phone antennas are generally constructed using plastic that has a very light exterior coating of metal. More often than not, gold is used because it is a good conductor and can help improve th... Read More »

What is the smallest cell phone made?

Bigger is not always better, and small, lightweight phones are popular. The smallest mobile phone is the Modu Mobile, according to Guinness World Records. It weighs a little over 40 grams and is 72... Read More »

What year was the first cell phone made?

The first cell phone was created by the Swedish companies TeliaSonera and Ericsson in 1956. The phone was created for use in cars and, in addition to taking up most of the room in the trunk, weighe... Read More »