The cell phone industry has come full circle in one very noticeable area: the size of the phones.
The earliest known cellular phones were enormous, much too big to fit in a suit pocket or a pair of jeans. These gigantic mobile devices looked to be about the size of a football, and even funnier pressed against the ear of the few people that actually had them.
Flash forward to 2014, and the cell phone business is booming, with everyone from your 10 year old nephew to your 90 year old grandmother sporting a smart phone. It's almost unheard of to not have a phone, and don't even think about busting out your beeper.
But as much as cell phone usage had changed, the phone size is starting to harken back to the earliest incarnation of cell phones. Granted, they'll probably never truly mirror the ones you've seen from the 1980s that are laughable large, but the latest line of smart phones shows that large is back in charge when it comes to buying your next phone.
The Samsung Galaxy S5 is about to be released, and one of the selling points of the smart phone is the screen size, which checks in at just over five inches. Samsung also expertly added a few more tactical effects to the phone, such as a backing that has a little grip to it, for all those consumers who simply can't help but drop these delicate devices.
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