The Cell Phone Evolution Essay

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The Cell Phone Evolution

Table of Contents

THE BEGINNING 3
A NEW WAY TO COMMUNICATE 4
PRESENT CELL PHONES 6
FUTURE CELL PHONES……………………………….………………………………….……7

REFERENCES……………………………………………………………………………………8

The Cell Phone Evolution

THE BEGINNING

Over a century ago, Alexander Graham Bell changed the way people communicated with each other. Back when he invented the phone in 1876, no one could imagine that over the next century, his invention would change the way societies interact and communicate with each other. Since the invention of the telephone, the process of communication has evolved.

According to the website Affordablephones.net, before the invention of the telephone, society had only the telegraph as a
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Users no longer needed to carry around a large battery pack. Due to the advanced technology 2G cell phones were developed smaller and smaller (www.historyofcellphones.net). 2G phones were more portable which increased the public demand.

Today, we use 3G phones. 3G phones were invented shortly after the 2G phones.
The main reason for this was the increase in demand. 3G phones differ by company by model. 3G phones also have requirements that cell phone providers and networks must obey (www.historyofcellphones.org/). The requirements are, they must include 2 megabits of the data for indoor use, and 284 Kbits allowed for outdoor use (www.historyofcellphones.org/). With the various models of 3G cell phones, consumers are able to choose phones that illustrate their lifestyles. With continual technology advancements, 3G phones are capable of streaming TV shows, radio shows, and using Wi-Fi (www.historyofcellphones.org/).

PRESENT CELL PHONES

Sprint has recently released their 4G phone, the HTC EVO (http://www.toptechreviews.net/tech-news/htc-evo-4g-the-best-multimedia-smartphone/). According to Toptechreviews.net, the new “smartphone”, consumers have access to the fastest connection to date with a phone that can also access 3G networks. The new phone retails at $199 for a two-year contract (www.historyofcellphones.org/). With the HTC EVO you have access to the Android applications system. This system is offered from Google.

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