Monday, February 27, 2012

World's First Touch Screen Smartphone 1992

I give you the "Simon".

A joint venture between Bell South and IBM.
Besides a mobile phone its applications included a PDA, Pager and a Fax machine.
After some delays, it was marketed in 1994 with major apps such as
calendar, address book, world clock, note pad, email and games.
It originally sold for $899.00 and was marketed in 190 cities in 15 states.


Mike Litvin said...

Reminds me of the first laptops, the battery to run them was bigger than the laptop.

Gianni said...

I like those first mobile phones that were the size of a brick!

Anonymous said...

No Starbucks app? What's it good for? Calling people?