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23 Fun Facts About Mobile Phones You Never Heard Of
 
1. Scientists have developed a way of charging mobile phones by using urine.

1. Scientists have developed a way of charging mobile phones by using urine.

2. Every year, there

2. Every year, there're about 100,000 mobile phones that dropped down the toilet in Britain.

3. The first mobile phone call was made by Martin Cooper in 1973, a former Motorola inventor.

3. The first mobile phone call was made by Martin Cooper in 1973, a former Motorola inventor.

4. In 1983, the first mobile phone went on sale in the U.S. at almost $4,000 each.

4. In 1983, the first mobile phone went on sale in the U.S. at almost $4,000 each.

5. In Japan, 90% of mobile phones are waterproof because the youngsters prefer using them even in the shower.

5. In Japan, 90% of mobile phones are waterproof because the youngsters prefer using them even in the shower.

6. In Malaysia, it

6. In Malaysia, it's legal to divorce your partner via text messages.

7. Mobile Phone Throwing is an official sport in Finland.

7. Mobile Phone Throwing is an official sport in Finland.

8. More than 250 million Nokia 1100 devices were sold, making it the best-selling electrical gadget in history.

8. More than 250 million Nokia 1100 devices were sold, making it the best-selling electrical gadget in history.

9. More people in the world have mobile phones than toilets.

9. More people in the world have mobile phones than toilets.

10. 65% of smartphone users download zero apps per month.

10. 65% of smartphone users download zero apps per month.

11. Mobile phones have 18 times more bacteria than the toilet handles.

11. Mobile phones have 18 times more bacteria than the toilet handles.

12. Nomophobia is the fear of being without your mobile phone or losing your signal.

12. Nomophobia is the fear of being without your mobile phone or losing your signal.

13. Apple

13. Apple's iPhone has higher sales than everything Microsoft has to offer.

14. Apple sold 340,000 iPhones per day in 2012.

14. Apple sold 340,000 iPhones per day in 2012.

15. The average number of unlocking the mobile phone of one person is 110 times per day.

15. The average number of unlocking the mobile phone of one person is 110 times per day.

16. 99% of all mobile malware is targeted at Android users.

16. 99% of all mobile malware is targeted at Android users.

17. 47% of U.S. smartphone users claim that their smartphone is something they "couldn

17. 47% of U.S. smartphone users claim that their smartphone is something they "couldn't live without."

18. Apple

18. Apple's iPhone consumes $0.25 worth of electricity per year in U.S. if it's fully charged once a day.

19. China has more Internet users on mobile phones than on PCs.

19. China has more Internet users on mobile phones than on PCs.

20. Your mobile phone has more computing power than the computers used for the Apollo 11 Moon Landing.

20. Your mobile phone has more computing power than the computers used for the Apollo 11 Moon Landing.

21. Mobile Phone Radiation can cause Insomnia, headaches and confusion.

21. Mobile Phone Radiation can cause Insomnia, headaches and confusion.

22. So many Facebook posts are uploaded via mobile devices that it takes over 27% of upstream web traffic.

22. So many Facebook posts are uploaded via mobile devices that it takes over 27% of upstream web traffic.

23. The technology behind smartphones relies on up to 250,000 separate patents.

23. The technology behind smartphones relies on up to 250,000 separate patents.

 
 
 
 
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