Hey, Martin Cooper is calling!

Martin Cooper of Motorola made the first publicized handheld mobile phone call on a prototype DynaTAC on April 4, 1973.

Some specs

of “the Bone” compared with the iPhone X …

  • Features Making calls (Sending Animoji, etc)
  • Full charge 10h (2h)
  • Talk time 0.5h (21h)
  • Weight 790g (174g)
  • Height 250mm (144mm)
  • Memory 30 phone numbers (a lot more)
  • Display LED (OLED)
  • Price $3,995 in 1984 (equals $9,383 in 2017)
  • Risk falls on a floor, floor breaks (falls on the floor, screen breaks)

So the iPhone X is $8,384 cheaper than “The Bone”.

Ready for your order? Or any further questions?

Just call Martin Cooper
or Craig (@HairForceOne) Federighi.


Do you know that Apple’s first “iPhone” was the “iTunes Phone” (the ROKR E1) built by Motorola?

Here’s Steve Jobs presenting it in 2005 …

Thanks for reading.