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The first handheld mobile phone was demonstrated by John F. Mitchell [1] [2] and Martin Cooper of Motorola in 1973, using a handset weighing c. 4.4 lbs (2 kg). [3] In 1983, the DynaTAC 8000x was the first commercially available handheld mobile phone. From 1983 to 2014, worldwide mobile phone subscriptions grew to over seven billion, penetrating 100% of the global population and reaching even the bottom of the economic pyramid . [4] In first quarter of 2016, the top smartphone manufacturers were Samsung , Apple , and Huawei (and "[s]martphone sales represented 78 percent of total mobile phone sales"). [5]

In 1991, the second-generation ( 2G ) digital cellular technology was launched in Finland by Radiolinja on the GSM standard. This sparked competition in the sector as the new operators challenged the incumbent 1G network operators.

Ten years later, in 2001, the third generation ( 3G ) was launched in Japan by NTT DoCoMo on the WCDMA standard. [7] This was followed by 3.5G, 3G+ or turbo 3G enhancements based on the high-speed packet access (HSPA) family, allowing UMTS networks to have higher data transfer speeds and capacity.

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On November 5, 2007, the Open Handset Alliance , a consortium of technology companies including Google, device manufacturers such as HTC , Motorola and Samsung , wireless carriers such as Sprint and T-Mobile , and chipset makers such as Qualcomm and Texas Instruments , unveiled itself, with a goal to develop "the first truly open and comprehensive platform for mobile devices". [24] [25] [26] The first commercially available smartphone running Android was the HTC Dream , also known as T-Mobile G1, announced on September 23, 2008. [27] [28]

Google introduced the Pixel and Pixel XL smartphones in October 2016, marketed as being the first phones made by Google, [55] [56] and exclusively featured certain software features, such as the Google Assistant , before wider rollout. [57] [58] The Pixel phones replaced the Nexus series, [59] and Rick Osterloh, Google's senior vice president of hardware, confirmed in March 2017 that a sequel to the Pixel is coming later in 2017. [60]

Along the top of the screen is a status bar, showing information about the device and its connectivity. This status bar can be "pulled" down to reveal a notification screen where apps display important information or updates. [67] Notifications are "short, timely, and relevant information about your app when it’s not in use", and when tapped, users are directed to a screen inside the app relating to the notification. [71] Beginning with Android 4.1 "Jelly Bean" , "expandable notifications" allow the user to tap an icon on the notification in order for it to expand and display more information and possible app actions right from the notification. [72]

The first handheld mobile phone was demonstrated by John F. Mitchell [1] [2] and Martin Cooper of Motorola in 1973, using a handset weighing c. 4.4 lbs (2 kg). [3] In 1983, the DynaTAC 8000x was the first commercially available handheld mobile phone. From 1983 to 2014, worldwide mobile phone subscriptions grew to over seven billion, penetrating 100% of the global population and reaching even the bottom of the economic pyramid . [4] In first quarter of 2016, the top smartphone manufacturers were Samsung , Apple , and Huawei (and "[s]martphone sales represented 78 percent of total mobile phone sales"). [5]

In 1991, the second-generation ( 2G ) digital cellular technology was launched in Finland by Radiolinja on the GSM standard. This sparked competition in the sector as the new operators challenged the incumbent 1G network operators.

Ten years later, in 2001, the third generation ( 3G ) was launched in Japan by NTT DoCoMo on the WCDMA standard. [7] This was followed by 3.5G, 3G+ or turbo 3G enhancements based on the high-speed packet access (HSPA) family, allowing UMTS networks to have higher data transfer speeds and capacity.