Cellphones, particularly smartphones have become an integral part of our daily lives. Gone are those days when a phone was used just for sending and receiving calls or text messages. Although you can still do that today, there are so many things that technology has brought to the phones that we are hooked on it.
Every year, we see newer, smarter and more powerful phones. Just when we think, technology can’t be topped, comes another more efficient new technology that trumps the old one. Point being, that technology is evolving at a rapid pace. When integrated with smartphones, that technology skyrockets because of how frequently we use them.
There are tons of new cellphones that are released every year. It has evolved into a whole industry now and compare that to what we had 20 years ago, we can see how far we have come. The chunky phones are of no value today however, they were a thing back in the day.
The technology and shape of the cellphones have changed drastically over the years, but the same can be said about the price. When cellphones were relatively new, they were very expensive with relatively no smart technology what we have today. One of the first cellphones here was priced at $4000. However, as time passed, these cellphones increased in popularity, the technology and price were decreased.
Take a look at the following infographic for a complete cellphone cost timeline.
Infographic by: ooma