Before there was Candy Crush, Snake had us all wrapped around its, um, tail—and the Nokia 5110 was one of the first phones to feature the addicting game. Because of that, we dub this hammer substitute "one of the greatest boredom busters of all time." Released: 1998.
The original "Jesus phone" that led to Apple supremacy, robust sales, five other iPhones, and a lot of copycats. Released: 2007.
If the supermodel world had Christy Turlington in 2004, the phone arena had Motorola's RAZR V3. The handset was the thinnest clamshell device at the time. Couple that thin profile with an aluminum body and an electroluminescent keypad, and you got something you'd want to show off to everyone. Released: 2004.
Well, you're just looking at the first smartphone, aka the granddaddy of your Android, iOS, BlackBerry, or Windows Phone 8 device. Released: 2000.
The Finnish company's 3210 was one of the first mobile phones to ditch the external antenna in favor of an internal one, making it look like a gadget on a diet—at the time. Released: 1999.
This one's aimed at first-time cellphone users, and the target market took the bait. Them Finnish sold around 250 million Nokia 1110 units, making the device the highest-selling mobile phone of all time. Released: 2005.
Did you ever think we could wrap this up without mentioning the first commercially available mobile phone? The DynaTAC 8000x may be so big that you can use it as a dumbbell, but it paved the way for that handset you are using now. Released: 1983