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Top Facts About Cell Phones
05 Mar 17
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Cell Phone Facts
Top Facts About Cell Phones

1.
Your mobile phone has more computing power than the computers used for the Apollo 11 moon landing.
In 1983, the first mobile phones went on sale in the U.S. at almost $4,000 each. You were a big deal if you owned one of those babies. 

2.
Kids use their phones in the shower in Japan so most phones are waterproof. 

3.
Nomophobia is the fear of being without your cell phone or losing your signal.

4.
The first mobile phone call was made in 1973 by Martin Cooper, a -Motorola employee Over 250 million Nokia 1100 devices have been sold, making it the bestselling electrical gadget ever sold. 

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5.
100,000 mobile phones are dropped down the toilet in Britain every year.

6.
There are more mobile phones than toilets in the world. 

7.
People check their phones up to 85 times a day.

8.
The weight of the first phone was just under two kilograms and took 10 hours to charge.

9.
The first truly portable photo mobile phones in 1986 – you had to fork out $2500 to own one. 

10.
Voicemail was first added to mobile phones in 1986.

11.
The first photo to be shared using a mobile phone was taken in 1997 by Philippe Kahn-an inventor from France.

12.
Drivers' reactions are a third slower when talking on a mobile than when under the influence of alcohol. 

13.
A poll once revealed that over sixty percent of iPhone users say that they would rather die than give up their phone. Not sure this would be true if faced with the reality but it certainly shows the passion. 

14.
Forty percent of them would give up coffee first, and eighteen percent would prefer to stop bathing every day.


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