In 1983 the Motorola DynaTAC 8000X phone became the first FCC-approved portable cellular telephone, the company had invested fifteen years of research and $100 million in the advancement of cellular technology.
The DynaTAC 8000X phone weighed 28 ounces, was 13 x 1.75 x 3.5 inches in dimension, boasted one hour of talk time and eight hours of standby time and featured a LED display.
People called it affectionatly "the Brick" or in Austria the "Knochen".
Motorola right now also celebrates its 75th anniversary.
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