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45 years of Motorola phones: The best and the worst, in pictures

Pocket-lint Logo By Motorola of Pocket-lint | Slide 1 of 50: You've seen this before. If you haven't, you're probably 12. It became the first cell phone to be offered commercially and is fondly remembered as an iconic part of the 1980s. When it released, it was also considered a symbol of wealth and futurism. Now it looks extremely archaic and almost comical, but this phone heralded the future of the modern smartphone.

Motorola DynaTAC (1983)

You've seen this before. If you haven't, you're probably 12. It became the first cell phone to be offered commercially and is fondly remembered as an iconic part of the 1980s. When it released, it was also considered a symbol of wealth and futurism. Now it looks extremely archaic and almost comical, but this phone heralded the future of the modern smartphone.

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