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Motorola DynaTAC 8000X. This was the first handheld mobile phone. Of course, the average person couldn’t afford the hefty price of a mobile phone back then (almost $4000) so it was really only for a limited group of people. Sales of the phone were also limited by the fact that the battery would only last one hour and would then need to charge for ten hours before it could be used again.

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from PCMAG

40 Years Later, 11 Game-Changing Phones

1984 ... the first US commercial cell phone ... the Motorola DynaTAC--I feel this needs a place on my board in gratitude to where we have come.

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from Fox News

The First Mobile Phone Call Was Placed 40 Years Ago Today

Trivia for today? Who invented the first cell phone? Read this article and find out who! #HummerGuard #LikeNothingElse

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Lol the "Brick" cell phone circa 1980's if you attacked this would make a fine weapon.... ;-)

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from Webdesigner Depot

The Evolution of Cell Phone Design Between 1983-2009

Cell phones have evolved immensely since 1983, both in design and function. From the Motorola DynaTAC, that power symbol that Michael Douglas wielded so forcef

from Webdesigner Depot

The Evolution of Cell Phone Design Between 1983-2009

Cell phones have evolved immensely since 1983, both in design and function. From the Motorola DynaTAC, that power symbol that Michael Douglas wielded so forcef

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The Motorola DynaTAC 8000X first received its approval from the U.S. Federal Communications Commission and become the world’s first commercial handheld mobile phone (Cell Phone to the Americans). Description from phonesreview.co.uk. I searched for this on bing.com/images

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