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Top 10 Facts About Mobile Phones

Discover the most interesting and entertaining facts about mobile phones! From the first smartphone ever created to the fear of being without your phone.

Have you ever stopped to think about how much our lives revolve around these little rectangular devices known as smartphones? I mean, let’s be honest we can’t even remember what life was like before smartphones came into existence.

It has become an integral part of our lives. From waking up to checking the news, scrolling through social media, messaging our friends and family, to listening to music and watching videos, we can do almost everything on our smartphones.

With over 5.44 billion smartphone users worldwide, it’s no wonder that they have become a major part of our daily routines. Here are some of the most interesting and entertaining facts about smartphones that you might not have known.

Facts About Mobile Phones

  • The first smartphone was created in 1992 by International Business Machines (IBM) and it was called “Simon“. It was a real game-changer, as it had features such as a touch screen, email capabilities, and a built-in calendar. I mean, can you imagine going back to a phone without those features? It’s like going back to the stone age!
  • In 2012, Apple sold more than 340,000 iPhones every day, which is about 4 devices every second.
  • Did you know that the average person checks their phone 63 times a day? That’s right, we just can’t resist the urge to see if we have any new messages, notifications, or Instagram likes. We might as well just attach our phones to our hands, at this point.
  • Smartphones are actually more powerful than the computers used to send the first spacecraft to the moon. Can you believe it? We have the power of space travel in the palm of our hands. Mind-blowing!
  • The world’s most expensive smartphone is the Falcon Supernova iPhone 6 Pink Diamond, which costs a whopping $48.5 million. Yes, you read that right, $48.5 million for a phone. I don’t know about you, but I think I’ll stick to my trusty old Samsung A10 for now.
  • More people in the world have access to smartphones than they do to toilets. That’s a pretty crazy fact, but I guess it just goes to show how much our society has shifted towards technology.
  • In Japan, there is a smartphone that can detect bad breath. Yes, you read that correctly. The phone is equipped with a sensor that can detect the levels of hydrogen sulfide gas in the user’s breath. I guess you can never be too careful about your dental hygiene!
  • The first iPhone prototype was created on a hacked-together piece of wood, plastic, and duct tape. Hey, you gotta start somewhere, right?
  • In 2012, more than half of all mobile phone users in the United States owned a smartphone for the first time ever. It was a true turning point in the world of technology and it just goes to show how quickly we adapt to new gadgets.
  • Have you used a Nokia 1100 before? Be proud, because more than 250 million of them were sold, making it the most popular electronic device ever.
  • Smartphones have been known to cause “nomophobia“, which is the fear of being without your phone. Admit it, you’ve probably experienced this at some point in your life. The thought of not having access to our phones can be pretty anxiety-inducing.

These were some of the most interesting and humorous facts about our beloved smartphones. Love them or hate them, there’s no denying that they have become an essential part of our daily lives. We can’t imagine our life without smartphones.

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Abhishek Pratap Singh
Abhishek Pratap Singh
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