Infographic Presents the 40-Year Evolution of the Smartphone
The term smartphone will soon exit our vernacular due to the obvious redundancy. There are no more dumbphones, only phones.
Every single phone maker is betting the world on extremely powerful handsets capable of computing tasks we only dreamed were possible in a mobile environment less than five years ago. Categorizing phones between smart and dumb is nearly irrelevant.
Smartphones are the new phones and there is no looking back. Well, actually there is. This handy-dandy infographic from ReadWriteWeb
catalogues some of the major smartphone developments and evolutionary steps over the past 40 years.
I for one, remember a time when only one girl on the bus had a cellphone and no one liked her spoiled, bratty, Abercrombie wearing, future-stripper self.
So what if I was jealous? It was only a stupid Motorala flip phone that you could swallow by accident.