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8 Mobile Phones that changed the world

Today's mobile phones are fast and powerful, and offer a kitchen sink-load of features. But it wasn't always like that, and each of those features was once revolutionary and ground-breaking.

For all their universal popularity, mobile phones are still relatively new on technology's horizon, and most of us can still remember our first baby steps into a whole new world of communication.

There were plenty of duds along the way, but a good few mobile phone classics too – phones that paved the way for the all-singing, all-dancing smartphone superstars of today. Let's cast our minds back at some of those classics – feel free to let us know what you think of our selection, and maybe suggest a few game-changing phones of your own in the comments below.

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