mobile phone


Definition of mobile phone

Examples of mobile phone in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web One of the most challenging: how to manage the island’s social media explosion, which greatly expanded in 2019 with the arrival of 3G mobile phone service, an opening that Díaz-Canel was widely seen at the time as having championed. Washington Post, 12 July 2021 Repeaters — devices around cities that enhance mobile phone signals — have failed, along with electronic cash registers. Nasser Karimi, Star Tribune, 6 July 2021 What if every mobile phone becomes the seat of a perpetual tribunal that decides our personal value—beyond any possibility of appeal? Bogdan Costea, Quartz, 5 July 2021 Lozano added that the Huntington Park Police Department also does not use the license plate reader, thermal scanning or mobile phone scanning features, as they have not been adequately evaluated by the police department yet. NBC News, 27 June 2021 As of 2021, according to a report published by DataReportal, there are 5.22 billion unique mobile phone users around the world. Marc Porcelli, Forbes, 25 June 2021 Ilango won a Congressional App Challenge for her mobile phone application, Spoiler Alert! oregonlive, 21 June 2021 The Cambodian government says Bakong is a crucial step to modernize the country’s financial system and boost financial inclusion in a sorely underbanked country that has a strong base of mobile phone users. Yvonne Lau, Fortune, 20 June 2021 This was not a recipe for universal mobile phone service. Daniel Bliss, Smithsonian Magazine, 17 June 2021

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First Known Use of mobile phone

1975, in the meaning defined above

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18 Jul 2021

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“Mobile phone.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 Jul. 2021.

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