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The very first phones in the world
Before the appearance of the usual phones for us, their prototypes existed. But electric phones did not become the height of achievement, they were replaced by mobile (portable) phones, which have found wide application. Prototypes of the first phones An ancient prototype of a telephone existed among the Persian king in the sixth century BC. It was a service, which consisted of about thirty thousand people. They were called “royal ears” and, being located within earshot on the watchtowers and hilltops, they transmitted messages to the king and orders from him for great distances. Continue reading
Xiaomi presented the Mi 8 Lite smartphone with the latest features and design
The Chinese company Xiaomi officially presented the new Mi 8 Lite smartphone in a full glass case. According to the company’s employees, the phone case has a unique mirror effect, obtained using the technology of “mirror nano-vacuum spraying,” reports “GizChina”.
It is the works of the French impressionist Oscar-Claude Monet that inspired manufacturers to create the Mi 8 Lite design, the organizers of the presentation say.
The company compares the Mi 8 Lite with the iPhone XR (released September 12). According to Xiaomi, the new smartphone is “Youth Edition” for the iPhone. Continue reading
Interesting facts about mobile phones
What is “pocket calls”? Why do mobile phones go on sale only ten years after development? And where are the mobile communication antennas hiding?
1. Clever Simon. The world’s first smartphone Simon weighed about half a kilogram. In 1993, he offered the possibility of sending mail and messages to a pager, as well as calculator functions and handwritten notes. IBM manufactured only 2,000 of these devices.
2. Simple but popular. Nokia 1100 became the bestseller among mobile phones – and for a long time among all gadgets. From 2003 to 2007, 250 million devices were sold. Continue reading