First Mobile Phone

by Guruprasad

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rd April, 1973.
Dr. Martin Cooper (Inventor of Mobile Phone and the Vice President of Motorola) makes the first mobile phone call at a sidewalk in New York.

The phone weighed 1.1 kg and had a battery backup of 20 mins!!
It was named DynaTac and costed $4000.

An old ad of the Motorola DynaTac from 1980s
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0WUF3yjgGf4

Recently, Martin was invited to a conference for a photoshoot holding the first phone and a new Smartphone:
http://cache.daylife.com/imageserve/04sGbUc3Dg4F4/610x.jpg

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