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47 Hottest Phones of All Time

24/7 Wall St. Logo By Michael B. Sauter and Evan Comen of 24/7 Wall St. | Slide 1 of 48: More than three quarters of Americans own a smartphone and 95% of Americans have a cell phone of some kind, according to Pew Research Center. As phone technology has progressed over the years, use of the devices has expanded from simple communication to nearly every major facet of life.The modern telephone has evolved considerably since its invention in 1876, and each development has altered the way people live and interact with the world. 24/7 Wall St. conducted an extensive review of the phones that represented breakthroughs in the industry. From Alexander Graham Bell’s original telephone to the latest iPhone, these devices represent the hottest phones in history.Some of these phones had limited success on the market, but they still forever changed the way the devices were used. The phone Bell used at the Centennial Exposition in Philadelphia in 1876 to introduce the technology to visitors from around the world was owned by few households. Yet this phone changed the perceptions about the capabilities of the technology for public use. Other early Bell phones were also not widely owned by many but represented breakthroughs.

More than three quarters of Americans own a smartphone and 95% of Americans have a cell phone of some kind, according to Pew Research Center. As phone technology has progressed over the years, use of the devices has expanded from simple communication to nearly every major facet of life.

The modern telephone has evolved considerably since its invention in 1876, and each development has altered the way people live and interact with the world. 24/7 Wall St. conducted an extensive review of the phones that represented breakthroughs in the industry. From Alexander Graham Bell’s original telephone to the latest iPhone, these devices represent the hottest phones in history.

Some of these phones had limited success on the market, but they still forever changed the way the devices were used. The phone Bell used at the Centennial Exposition in Philadelphia in 1876 to introduce the technology to visitors from around the world was owned by few households. Yet this phone changed the perceptions about the capabilities of the technology for public use. Other early Bell phones were also not widely owned by many but represented breakthroughs.

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