MOBILE PHONE 
[@OMG FACTS #7]

We can't imagine our lives without a cell phone now. We are dependent on them; our day begins and ends with them. Google Now, Siri and Cortana turned into an aspect of our life, they made our lives straightforward and they help us in all points of view.

The first call made on a mobile phone was made in 1973 by Dr. Martin Cooper of Motorola, and he used the type of mobile phone we use today. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), mobile phones are at high risk of exposure to bacteria, viruses and other harmful bacteria. The WHO says mobile phones contain an average of 1.5 micrograms of bacteria per millilitre of blood per day.

 

Do you know Android versions are named after sweet treats?

 

Here are some unusual facts about Mobile Phone:

Google didn't create Android

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In Finland, throwing mobile phones is a game

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An addiction to cell phone(s) called nomophobia

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Android represents more than 80% of the OS market

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China has more web users on cell phones than on PCs

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Mobile phone hold 18% more germs than a toilet handle

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The world's most expensive iPhone 5 was worth US$15 million

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Within 3 minutes of delivery, 90% of instant messages are read

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The costliest mobile phone in the world costs 95.5 million dollars!

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In Britain, 100,000 cell phones are dropped down in toilet every year

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iPhone has higher sales than all everything Microsoft bring to the table

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More Africans have access to cell phone service than piped water and electricity

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In Japan, 90% of cell phones are waterproof bcoz youngsters use them even in the shower

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Apple licensed the 'iOS' trademark from Cisco

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70% of cell phones are manufactured in China

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99% of all mobile malware is targeted at Android OS

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$4,000 is the cost of first mobile phone in US, in 1983

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There are more mobile phones than people in the world

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65% of smartphone users download zero apps per month

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Over 90% of adults always have their phone within arm’s reach

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Scientists have built a method to charge cell phones using urine

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On an average, we check our mobile phone around 150 times a day

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In Malaysia, it's legitimate to divorce your partner via instant message

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More than 4 billion people own cell phones vs. only 3.5 billion use a toothbrush

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Phubbing is another word meaning ‘overlooking your friends for your cell phone’

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Every Ad for iPhone shows 9:41 AM that’s the time when Steve Jobs announced the first iPhone

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