What are some interesting facts about mobile phones?
1. A Mobile Phone has 18 times more bacteria than a toilet seat.
2. Nokia 1100 was the best-selling electrical gadget in history generating sales of more than 250 million units.
3. Do You Know the first ever mobile phone was priced at $4000 which was developed in US in 1983.
4. More than 100,00 mobile phones are dropped down in toilets every year in Britain.
5. Do You Know that IPhone 5 Black Diamond is the costliest mobile phone in the world, which costs around $15 million. It took 9 weeks to build. It is made up of 135 grams of solid 24 carat gold and the chasis was inlaid with 6000 White Diamonds.
6. Samsung makes more money from iPhones than its own Mobile Phones.
7. It is quite interesting to see that all Android Versions were released in an Alphabetical Order. The Names Are As Follows: Alpha, Beta, Cupcake, Donut, Eclair, Froyo, GingerBread, HoneyComb, Ice Cream Sandwich, Jelly Bean, KitKat, Lollipop, Marshmallow, Nougat, Oreo, Pistachio.
8. More People will have mobile phones than electricity(5.3B), cars(2.8B) and running water(3.5B) – Cisco.
9. More than 90% of adults keep their smartphones within their arm’s reach.
10. There are 5 Times more smartphones in the world than PCs.
11. 30 Million Consumers watch television content via their phones.
12. The Cell Phone you use has more computing power than the computer used in Apollo 11 Moon Landing.
13. An average person unlocks his/her mobile phone 110 times every day.
14. The First Camera Phone was released in the year 2000 in Japan.
15. Every Apple iPhone’s Ad show the time as 09:41 AM, that’s the time when Steve Jobs announced the first iPhone in 2007.
16. The author of the science fiction novel “Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?”, published in 1968, said “There will come a time when it isn’t ‘They’re spying on me through my phone’ anymore. Eventually, it will be ‘My phone is spying on me’.”
17. When Android was unveiled in 2007, Nokia was quoted as saying “we don’t see this as a threat,” and a member of Microsoft’s Windows Mobile team stated “I don’t understand the impact that they are going to have.”
18. George Hotz, then 17 years old, was the first to unlock a first generation iPhone and sold the iPhone for a Nissan 350z and 3 locked iPhones.
19. In late 2004, Samsung had the opportunity to buy Android, but passed on the investment because they did not see any potential. Google acquired it two weeks later.