Analogue technology

Analogue technology was the first generation of mobile phone technology and was widely used from the 1980s up until the early 2000s. These phones used a system of analogue signals transmit and receive calls, and were much larger and bulkier than the sleek smartphones we use today. Analogue phones had limited battery, and calls were often by static and interference. However, they were revolutionary for their time, allowing people to make calls while on the move and paving the way for development of mobile communication technology. Despite being obsolete, analogue phones were the first step in the evolution of mobile and played a critical role in shaping the way we communicate