Best Selling Cell Phone Brands 1978 - 2020I remade this video because it didn't have enough info and I wanted to research the start of the cell phone era. Cell phone technology was introduced to the US in 1976 by OKI Electric, a Japanese company. They were in a race with Motorola to finalize and unveil the technology. Although they won the race, Motorola managed to set up the first test markets in Chicago and Washington DC. These are the brands that produced cell phones from the beginning until now. Researching all this information took me days. It entailed going through old industry data and company financial reports, hopefully you’ll enjoy it.1G networks could handle 100k callers vs 20 callers on radiotelephone networks.One of the First portable cellphones was the Mobira Senator (Nokia) which weighed 22 lb. Japanese and European cellphones dominated the 80s because of higher quality while American phones had 5x the defects.1984Motorola DynaTACFirst handheld1,800 units sold at $3,9951985Technophone Excell (Nokia) 1st Pocketable Cellphone1986Mitsubishi Roamer1st Side-Mounted Battery1987OKI CDL 350XC1st OKI Handheld Phone1988Samsung SH-100First Samsung Handheld Phone1989Motorola MicroTAC1st Flip-Phone Design1990Motorola MicroTACWhite Version Released1992Nokia 10111st Handheld 2G Phone (GSM)1994 Nokia 2110Introduced Nokia's Iconic Ringtone1996 Motorola StarTAC60 million units sold1997Siemens S10 1st Color LCD Screen1998Samsung SGH-500Response to Motorola StarTAC1999 Nokia 3210160 million units sold2000 Nokia 3310126 million units sold2001Japan launches 1st 3G network with NEC phones2002 Blackberry 58201st Blackberry phone2003 Nokia 1100250 million units sold2004 Motorola RAZR130 million units sold2005Nokia 1110250 million units sold2006Nokia N951st Modern Smartphone7 million units sold2007 1st iPhone6 million units sold2008 HTC G11st Android1.6 million units sold2009Nokia 5230Symbian OS150 million units sold2010 HTC Evo 4G1st 4G phone2011Samsung Galaxy S II40 million units sold2013 Samsung Galaxy S480 million units sold2014 iPhone 6/6+222 million units sold2015Nokia 105 200 million units sold2016Samsung Galaxy S7 55 million units sold2017iPhone X 63 million units sold2019Samsung Galaxy S10 5G 1st 5G PhoneWhat was your first cell phone ever?