How much did the first cell phone weigh?
Approximately 2.5 pounds
The cell phone was first thought of as far back as 1930. In 1947 Bell Labs made a cell phone, but it was only a prototype. Dr. Martin Cooper in 1974 made the cell phone that was very much like we use today. From 1974 to 1984 his phone was only used by government agencies. In 1984 it was sold to the public.
Actually the first idea of the cell phone dates back to the 1920's and police radios. In 1947 Bell labs made one of the first cell phones, but Dr. Martin Cooper of Motorola is given the credit for the first cell in 1974. It was very much like the phones we have today and was sold to the government. In wasn't until 1984 that cell phones were sold to the public.