DynaTAC


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DynaTAC

An early family of cellphones from Motorola. In 1983, the DynaTAC 8000x was the first commercial cellphone in the U.S. See Motorola and cellphone.
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In the same era as the DynaTAC there was the Motorola 4500x - cheaper but heftier.
He draws an analogy between clean energy and the high-tech industry: "Right now, clean energy is where the mobile-phone industry was in 1983, when Motorola released its two-pound, $4,000 DynaTac 8000x, or where the computing world stood that same year, when Windows 1.
Motorola launched the revolutionary DYNATAC 8000X in 1983 but it didn't arrive in Europe until 1986, and cost pounds 1,200
Weighing nearly two pounds and 13 inches long, the Motorola DynaTAC 8000X used on that historic day had only 30 minutes of talk time, a far cry from the sleek, thin multi-purpose wireless handsets of today.
We've come a long way from the original Motorola DynaTAC 8000X (1983), and the FCC's first foray into competitive spectrum auctions (1994) which paved the way for much of the mobile revolution we now operate in.
Motorola's "handheld" DynaTAC 8000X - "a yuppie's dream" - cost a whopping pounds 1,200 back in 1986.
Team: Martin Cooper and Donald Linder led the Motorola engineering team that developed the first mobile phone, the DynaTAC, in less than six months.
The first commercial cell phone call was placed on the DynaTAC weeks later on October 13, 1983 from Soldier Field in Chicago.
In personal communication, Motorola has changed the way the world communicates, from the introduction of the DynaTAC cell phone in 1983 to today's ultra-thin RAZR handset.
Their behind-the-scenes technical accomplishments resulted in the DynaTAC, a portable, hand-held telephone demonstrated to the world in April 1973, and the precursor of today's cellular telephone.
75 pound DynaTac 'brick' cellular phone to the recent unveiling of the model V710, offering a megapixel camera, video capture and playback, Bluetooth(R) technology and large vivid color screen all at 4 ounces, Motorola has been a leading force in changing the way our world communicates," said Kathleen Finato, Chief Marketing Officer, Motorola North America.