From Brick Phones to Phablets: 40 Years of Cell Phones

It’s been 4 full decades since mobile phones first jumped on the scene! Annie tells you how it all began, and reflects on the past 40 years of cell phones. From Zach Morris’ brick phone to modern day phablets like the Galaxy Note II, the cell phone has come a long way.

What do you think the next generation of phones will look like? Let us know in the comments.

Watch Marty Cooper make the first ever cell phone call: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vYCwvE6ZB5o

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Host: Annie Gaus
Producer: Lauren Rudser
Associate Producers: Todd Boudreaux, Chastity Vicencio
Editor: Kevin Gonzales

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18 Responses to From Brick Phones to Phablets: 40 Years of Cell Phones

  1. Steve Spencer says:

    Notice how people were trying to get mobile phones smaller but now they're making them bigger again

  2. Steve Spencer says:

    Notice how people were trying to get mobile phones smaller but now they're making them bigger again

  3. Paula Fitzhenry says:

    very cool video!

  4. Azai Kyousuke says:

    hey annie i just want to say you're a really cute chick :)

  5. Mr. Allen C. Sokolik Jr. (Awesome One) says:

    I hope one day in the future we will have the same technology gadgets like Iron Man did in his movies that goes for every thing not just cell phones cuz that would be very awesome 

  6. Josseph Woolfork says:

    She's wrong, 1938: was the First Mobile Telephone Call, there's even video footage.

  7. fred leparski says:

    Damn 1973 till today huge massive mind blowing improvement 

  8. george Henry says:

    I love your big ass tits

  9. TheJKJunkie says:

    I can't be bothered to carry this kind of shit around anymore, I hope this cell phone idea falls out of style soon like smoking and talking to ugly chicks.

  10. L'Angienus says:

    1:09 isn't that Justin Bieber??

  11. MikeJ 2016 says:

    i want to see The EYE phone Futurama the phone you literally stick in your eye and shoots images in front of your face.    

  12. hansonsux says:

    The first cell phones were big and had cords.

  13. Kabuki Jo says:

    This Video does not go back far enough. Mobile Cell Phones were first built into the cars. Then they came in Suit Cases. After that, they were heavy 5 pound batteries with an actual corded phone attached to them. This video seems to pick up after that.

  14. Mark Of The Truth says:

    I miss the days when I used to say "I'll call you when I get there!"
    Nowadays people expect me to talk to them while im having a crap!

  15. Mjo .G says:

    but that smile kills it

  16. H Koizumi says:

    futurama eyephone. enuff said

  17. RichardDJLilD says:

    Boobies!