What Is the Oldest Mobile Phone that you can Remember?

Cell Phone - Photo of old Motorola Cell Phone
@jason1308 (1587)
France
February 28, 2009 6:54pm CST
Let's Laugh at them... hehehehe... I remember the motorola that you you a battery like two house bricks and had a strap to sling it over you shoulder to carry it around. And Battery Life wasn't that good either. What Is the Oldest Mobile Phone that you can Remember?
7 responses
@user_786 (1338)
1 Mar 09
it was probably 3310 that i can remember with its model number. ofcourse there were many more designs before the release of this one but i dont recall thier model numbers
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@jason1308 (1587)
• France
2 Mar 09
I can't remember the exact model number, just remember it being heavy. If I remember right, I think that the phone bit could be disconnected from the battery section and then placed into a special holder in the Car, so it was then a Car Phone. Thanks for the response
• Philippines
1 Mar 09
Hey there! Well, the oldest model of mobile phone that I remember would probably the huge Motorola. The one that looks like a walky-talky. I use to see that when I was a little boy. Nokia 3310 too was one of the oldest phone that I can remember. Have a nice day! Happy posting!!
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@jason1308 (1587)
• France
2 Mar 09
Thanks for the response, besides the one I had to carry around, I then progressed up to the one that look liked a House brick, motorola Dyna I think, then the next one that stands out is the motorola startrac, looking a bit like the startrek communications system.
• Australia
1 Mar 09
Y'know... back when mobile phones were extremely new and insanely expensive, my older brother owned a car phone. He really wanted a mobile phone, but couldn't afford one, so he made his car phone into a mobile phone. He had to pack all the electrics into a big carry bag and he used to carry it around like a backpack lmfao. The biggest mobile phone I ever owned was about half the size of a common house brick. I thought it was awesome at the time lol.
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@jason1308 (1587)
• France
2 Mar 09
Thanks for the response, it makes us think how we ever managed with these phones compared to what they offer nowadays.
• United States
1 Mar 09
Dude, don't laugh! that's one my family used to have. (hehehehe...) (Straighten up) ahem... For one, they never failed to work, very powerful, too powerful according to standards, and they were the symbol of prestige. Imagine walking down the street and getting the look..you know the one that says, "check it out that guy is pretty icy, a portable phone!" Anyway, yeah they were pretty hilarious.
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@jason1308 (1587)
• France
2 Mar 09
Imagine walking down the street now with one of those nowadays and you would get people falling over in fits of laughter. Mind you, I always got a good signal with it, it always seemed to be in range, don't what dammage it was doing to me though ? Thanks for taking the time to respond. Happy MyLotting
• United States
1 Mar 09
Not sure of the make or model, but I remember my Uncle having this huge phone with a long antenna on it. It must have weighed more a dozen of todays phones. We still pick on him today for the phone he had back then LOL
@jason1308 (1587)
• France
2 Mar 09
thanks gvannorman for your response. It seems unbelievable that we use to carry these phones around with us, and it wasn't as if the battery life was any good with either, so you ended up also carrying a charger so that you could charge it up when you got near an electric plug socket. Happy MyLotting
• United States
1 Mar 09
I remember the one Julia Roberts used in Pretty Woman. It was like a shoe with buttons on it and the antenna pulled about a foot out of the top. And at that time, it was state of the art!!!
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@jason1308 (1587)
• France
2 Mar 09
I know which phone you are on about, it seems strange having to pull the aerial out of them nowadays. Never had a beeper, wasn't needed, just couldn't see the point to be honest as when beeped you then spent ages looking for a phone. Thanks for your response.
@thezone (9451)
• Ireland
1 Mar 09
The oldest one I can remember is the first one that I owned, it was a Nokia 101 it was very big. I remememer one of my friends asking why I had a phone box hanging off my belt But it was a cool phone it was the same one Mulder used in the first series of the X Files.
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@jason1308 (1587)
• France
2 Mar 09
I remember the Nokia one, quite chunky although if I remember correctly, wasn't so bad in its day compared to the big Brick ones. Thanks for your comment