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Dr. Martin Cooper invented the first portable cell phone in April 1973.
The first mobile phone handset weighed about 2.2 pounds.

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Martin_Cooper_(inventor)

In 1983, the first commercial cellular phone service began operation in the United States and the DynaTAC phone ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_mobile_phones

The history of mobile phones, covers mobile communication devices which connect wirelessly to the public switched telephone network. While the transmission of speech by radio has a long history, the first models ...

www.knowyourmobile.com/nokia/nokia-3310/19848/history-mobile-phones-1973-2008-handsets-made-it-all-happen

Mar 6, 2017 ... All the mobile phones that mattered from the first Nokia handset right up to the iPhone 3G.

www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2013/04/the-first-mobile-phone-call-was-made-40-years-ago-today/274611

Apr 3, 2013 ... The first mobile phone call was made 40 years today, on April 3, 1973, by Motorola employee Martin Cooper. Using a prototype of what would ...

www.cnn.com/2010/TECH/mobile/07/09/cooper.cell.phone.inventor

Jul 9, 2010 ... In 1973, Martin Cooper and his team at Motorola built, demonstrated first cell phone; Cooper says that first phone cost $3,900, plus 50 cents a ...

www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2013/04/8-guys-6-weeks-how-the-cell-phone-was-finally-invented/274597

Apr 3, 2013 ... The first call publicly conducted on a cellular telephone was made for two reasons: show, and spite. Dr. Martin Cooper and a design team at ...

bebusinessed.com/history/history-cell-phones

Oct 23, 2015 ... Cell phones were originally created so people could take while they drove. Initially called “car phones”, early cell phones were bulky, ...

mobilephones.umwblogs.org/invention

Invention. The mobile phone may be seen as a new technology in our day, but the idea was actually first conceived in the year 1908. This statement is only true  ...

mashable.com/2014/03/13/first-cellphone-on-sale

Mar 13, 2014 ... After all, in 1984, the terms "cellphone" and "mobile phone" didn't refer to ... "The first [phones] we made were a research product," recalls Rudy ...