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Mobile phones: 40 years of handsets in pictures
 
Product designer with Motorola DynaTAC mobile concept phone in 1972.

Product designer with Motorola DynaTAC mobile concept phone in 1972.

The Motorola DynaTAC 8000X (1983), the world

The Motorola DynaTAC 8000X (1983), the world's first commercial handheld mobile phone.

Motorola StarTAC (1996), the first clamshell/flip mobile phone. In all, 60m were sold: when released, it was the smallest mobile phone on the market.

Motorola StarTAC (1996), the first clamshell/flip mobile phone. In all, 60m were sold: when released, it was the smallest mobile phone on the market.

Nokia 8110 (1996): known as the

Nokia 8110 (1996): known as the 'banana phone' for obvious reasons, it featured in 1999 movie smash The Matrix

T-Mobile Sidekick (2002-): also known as the Danger Hiptop, Mobiflip and Sharp Jump, this could be considered the first modern smartphone.

T-Mobile Sidekick (2002-): also known as the Danger Hiptop, Mobiflip and Sharp Jump, this could be considered the first modern smartphone.

Motorola RAZR V3 (2003): with a radical design and solid features, this handset sold 130 million units.

Motorola RAZR V3 (2003): with a radical design and solid features, this handset sold 130 million units.

Nokia N95 (2006): this Symbian smartphone was regarded as a market leader in its era, offering 3G, a 2.6-inch TFT display, a 5MP camera, Wi-Fi, GPS and Bluetooth. It sold 7m units.

Nokia N95 (2006): this Symbian smartphone was regarded as a market leader in its era, offering 3G, a 2.6-inch TFT display, a 5MP camera, Wi-Fi, GPS and Bluetooth. It sold 7m units.

 
 
 
 
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