Collection of facts about mobile phones
During its short existence, cellular communication has strongly influenced the sphere of communications all over the world and the life of each of us. A mobile phone, which ten years ago was inaccessible to the majority of the population of our state, today is an essential attribute of daily life.
As a result of the fact that the phones have so strongly influenced our lives, scientists and statisticians are actively exploring this area and we were able to find some interesting scientific findings and just interesting facts about mobile communication.
All data we have in the form of a video presentation:
23 amazing facts about mobile phones and communications
But for especially inquisitive, most of the information is available in the form of text:
#one. The most popular phone model in the world
The Nokia 1100 # has gone down in history as the best selling electronic gadget. Finnish company managed to sell more than 250 million units.
# 2. Price of the first models of cell phones
On the territory of the USA, the first mobile phone went on sale in 1983. The minimum price of this phone was about $ 4,000.
# 3. First phone options
The weight of the first mobile phone was more than 900 g. The battery was heavy, but you could talk for only 30 minutes from a single charge on the phone, and it took up to 10 hours to fully charge the battery.
#four. The history of the world’s first smartphone
The world’s first smartphone IBM Simon was introduced in 1993. It was a voluminous touchscreen gadget, a functional calendar, fax capabilities, and other interesting options at the time.
#five. Content of the first SMS in the world
Until 1992, mobile phones did not have the ability to send text messages. The first message was sent by Neil Papworth in which it was written “Merry Christmas”.
# 6. Record bill for mobile services
Selina Aarons of Florida made history as the person who received the largest mobile bill – $ 201,000. Having left for Canada for two weeks, she used roaming without even knowing the price of such a service.
# 7. Sonim is a record phone manufacturer
The Sonim XP3300 Force phone got into the Guinness Book of Records as the strongest phone: a fall from a height of 25 m. The gadget did not affect the concrete pavement.
#eight. The development of the global mobile technology industry
All over the world there are now more than five billion mobile phones. The mobile phone manufacturing and service industry is the fastest growing in the world.
#9. World dominance of cellular communication
In the UK in 2011, the number of calls from mobile phones for the first time exceeded the number of calls from landlines.
#ten. The longest line of #Apple iPhone phones
In the world now there are more than 180 million iPhones. If you turn them sideways and line up in one line, you’ll have a long line of more than 20.438 km.
#eleven. Ericsson Phone for James Bond
For the first time, a mobile phone became the spy gadget of James Bond in 1997 in the movie “Tomorrow Will Never Die Never”. The British agent uses the Ericsson JB988 phone and the film’s producers have come up with such advanced time functions as a fingerprint scanner, a lock pick, a taser, and a car remote control system.
#12. What is more dangerous for a car driver?
Talking on the phone at the wheel will not lead to good: the reaction of drivers during a conversation is one third slower than the reaction of the driver under the influence of alcohol.
#13. The history of the emergence of additional services for users of mobile phones
The voice mail feature was first introduced to mobile phone users in 1986. 10 years later, by means of scientific progress, mobile communication users gained access to the Internet.
# 14.The most popular way to use the phone
Most often, a mobile phone is used not for conversations or even for writing messages, but for checking the time.
#15. The most expensive of the line of iPhone
The price of the world’s most expensive mobile phone is $ 11.2 million. This is an pure gold iPhone, which is encrusted with 500 diamonds and is sold in a platinum gift box.
#sixteen. IPhones record sales pace
In 2012, Apple was selling new iPhones at a record pace – 340,000 units per day.
# 17. How clean are the phones?
Mobile phones are how often used by a person that accumulates 18 times more bacteria on his body than on the handle of a toilet flush toilet.
#18. Attitudes of teenagers to phones in #Japan
Japanese teens do not part with their mobile phones even in the shower, so 90% of mobile phones in this country’s market are waterproof.
#nineteen. Phone, as the cause of insomnia and bad # sleep
With frequent use of a mobile phone, the radiation it produces can cause headaches and even insomnia.
#20. Another meaningless invention #
British scientists have developed a toilet that is capable of charging a mobile phone battery.
# 21. The first call in the history of mankind