"Mobile" or "Cell"

Nokia 6680 - This is the phone that I use
Philippines
February 14, 2007 11:07pm CST
What is correct: mobile phone or cell phone?
6 responses
• India
15 Feb 07
Mobile Phone is correct. I generally use "Mobile" to denote. Well both mean same.
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• Philippines
15 Feb 07
I think so too.
• United States
15 Feb 07
i call it a cell phone. the word mobile phone sounds so old. it makes me thing of the big clunky ones from way back when they first came out lol.
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• Philippines
15 Feb 07
It is very common to call is cellphone, but from what I've observed so far mobilephone is a bit more formal than the latter.
@megamerx (29)
• Philippines
24 Oct 07
I use both. Formally, it's called mobile phone by the general publiuc. I refer to it as cellphone, to my friends. Either way, its just the same ^_^v.
• India
1 Apr 07
i think that both are correct ....actually its original name was cell phone ...but due to cell phone being mobile i.e. can be carried anywhere anytime ....they got the name moblie phone
@webbuff (926)
• Philippines
15 Mar 07
to tell you the truth it depends on which country he/she lives in.. i have a friend call his mobile phone "handy phone" hes from germany.. in the US they call is mobile.. i call it mobile phone.. i guess its all correct.
@cvignesh (305)
• India
15 Mar 07
I think it was first called "Cellular Phone"