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The "Brick" cell phone. The first cellular phone was the culmination of efforts begun at Bell Labs, which first proposed the idea of a cellular system in 1947, and continued to petition the FCC for channels through the 1950s and 1960s, and research conducted at Motorola. In 1960, John F. Mitchell, an electrical engineer who graduated from the Illinois Institute of Technology, became Motorola's chief engineer for its mobile communication products. Model, circa mid-1970's.


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

from Webdesigner Depot

The Evolution of Cell Phone Design Between 1983-2009

The first mobile phone. Analog Motorola DynaTAC 8000X Advanced Mobile Phone System mobile phone as of 1983.


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.


1983, Mobile phone / Motorola DynaTAC 8000X

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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.


Motorola DynaTAC - Wikipedia, la enciclopedia libre

Motorola DynaTAC - first commercially available cell phone.


Motorola DynaTAC 8000X 1984