When was the first flip phone invented?

Answer The first flip phone, the StarTAC, was invented in 1996. Designed by Motorola, the clamshell-style StarTAC weighed 3.1 ounces and looked a bit like the communicators used on the television show "St... Read More »

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When was the first flip phone sold?

The Motorola StarTAC was the first clamshell phone, also known as a flip phone. It was introduced in 1996 as a "wearable" model, and it was the smallest cell phone in the world at the time. It was... Read More »

When in the 1990s was the first flip phone made?

Motorola made the first flip, or clamshell, phone in 1996. The StarTAC, called a wearable cellular telephone, was also the smallest and lightest of its time, weighing 3.1 ounces.References:Retro Br... Read More »

When was the first car phone invented?

The first car phone was invented by engineer Lars Ericsson in Sweden in 1910. Ericsson used long wires from his phone to the telephone wires hanging from the poles. Ericsson later would help lead t... Read More »

When was the first phone invented?

The idea of transmitting sound electronically was first explained by French scientist Charles Bourseul in 1854. This idea was applied to German scientist Johann Philipp Reis' design for a means to ... Read More »