kyle bean: evolution of the mobile phone
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jun 10, 2009
kyle bean: evolution of the mobile phone



the mobile evolution
image courtesy of kyle bean

 

 

 

kyle bean‘s, project ‘mobile evolution’ highlights the advancements we have experienced  in mobile phone technology over the past two and a half decades. the series of eight phones which line up from biggest to smallest  (which also indicates oldest to newest models), can be nestled inside one another  much like russian babushka dolls.

 

the models which bean has selected to highlight are:
1985 – motorola dynaTAC
1988 – nokia mobira cityman 1320
1991 – AEG teleport
1993 – ericsson GH198
1996 – motorola micro TAC 650
1998 – siemens C10
2001 – nokia 3210
2005 – motorola razr V3
2009 – samsung tocco

 

see a video of the mobile evolution – miniaturization in the style of a russian doll.


each cellphone opens in half to accommodate the next
image courtesy of kyle bean


the cellphones taken apart
image courtesy of kyle bean


one mobile nestled into the next
image courtesy of kyle bean

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