Martin Cooper invented the cell (mobile) phone. He was the first
one to make a call and speak on his moble phone.
Mr Cooper, born December 26, 1928, wanted people to be able to
carry their phones with them anywhere. While he was a project
manager at Motorola in 1973, Cooper set up a base station in New
York with the first working prototype of a cellular telephone, the
Motorola Dyna-Tac. After some initial testing in Washington for the
F.C.C., Mr. Cooper and Motorola took the phone technology to New
York to show the public.
The First Cellphone (1973)
Name: Motorola Dyna-Tac
Size: 9 x 5 x 1.75 inches
Weight: 2.5 pounds
Number of Circuit Boards: 30
Talk time: 35 minutes
Recharge Time: 10 hours
Features: Talk, listen, dial
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The idea of the cell phone began in the 1920's with police radios,
but it wasn't until 1947 that the first one was made by Bell labs.
In 1974 Dr. Martin Cooper is given credit for the cell phone that
is most like the ones we have today. He was working for Motorola at
the time. The phone was only for government use and in 1984 it was
sold to the public for the first time. The early cell phones were
large, heavy, and copied land line phones in style. They were
carried in a zippered bag with the whole bottom as the
The cell phone was first thought of in the 1920's when the use of
police radios began. In 1947 Bell Labs made the first cell phone,
but it took Dr. Cooper of Motorola to make a cell phone in 1974 for
the government. The public use of cell phones began in 1984.
Your question has two friendus. The phone was invented in 1889 by
Bell. The cell phone idea began in the 1930's, but in 1947 Bell
Labs made a cell type phone. The first cell phone inventor id given
to Dr. Martin Cooper of Motorola in 1974. This phone was sold to
the government. The public did not get it until 1984.
It was made by Bell labs in 1947, but the man given the most credit
for it is Dr. Martin Cooper who made one very much like what we
have today in 1973.
We knew someday everybody would have one. Martin Cooper
created the "DynaTAC," the first commercial cell phone, which hit
the market in 1983. (CNN) -- In 1973, Martin Cooper changed
the world, although he didn't know it yet. With the invention there
was concern regarding brain cancer due to the fact that cell phones
send out high frequency of radio waves.
It was invented by Will Maacmillan in 1969
Doctor Martin Cooper invented the modern cell phone. He invented
the technology responsible for the cell phone when was the Director
of Research and Development at Motorola. Cooper is also known as
the first person to make a call on a cell phone. His groundbreaking
call took place in April of 1973 in New York. He is currently the
CEO of an antenna corporation.