In pictures: The history of mobile phones

Take a stroll down memory lane and see the evolution of the mobile phone, from its humble beginnings with the Motorola DynaTAC in 1983 to the Apple iPhone 3GS in 2009!

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First GSM phone: Nokia 101 (1992)


Nokia's 101 was the world's first commercially available GSM mobile phone. Paving the way for future "candy-bar" designs, the 101 had a monochrome display, an extendable antenna and a phonebook that could store 99 phone numbers. It did however lack Nokia's famous "Nokia tune" ringtone — this wasn't introduced until the next model in 1994.

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