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

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Mobile phones: 40 years of handsets in pictures

We look back at four decades of innovation, from the Motorola StarTAC to the Samsung Galaxy

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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 I searched for this on