Mobile phones have become the center of life in 27 years


According to the information compiled by AA correspondent, according to the “Digital Around the World” report, 5.22 billion people, 66 percent of the world population, use mobile phones, while more than 75 percent of the users are new model phones, which are called “smart phones”. .

to launch the first use of mobile phones while in Turkey goes back 27 years.

Turkey, thanks to the car phone in 1991, he met with 1G technology. Turkey’s Prime Minister Tansu adventure in the mobile phone with the first meeting with the then President Suleyman Demirel Çiller’s search term is 3 years from this date, even after 23 February 1994 was to begin.

Thanks to 2G technology, which enables calls, data transfer and SMS sending, the use of mobile phones has rapidly spread to all areas of life. While the industry has evolved from fixed to mobile, from voice to data, from dial-up connection to broadband in 27 years, mobile phones have become indispensable for users with new technologies.

The first camera phones were released in 1999

The first camera phones that enable photo and video features, which are indispensable for today’s mobile phones, were commercially released in 1999. The fact that mobile phones started to take pictures caused the perspective of phones to change. While the first camera phones did not satisfy their users in terms of photo quality, later on, mobile phones that can offer image quality almost close to professional cameras started to emerge with large investments made in this field. The photo and video features of the phones have played an important role in shaping the social media channels that will emerge later.

From “ring off” period to “continuous online” period

One of the biggest breaks in mobile phone history was the first iPhone model released by Apple in 2007. Considered a milestone for the smartphones we use today, this phone redefined the standards in mobile phones with its touch screen, operating system and ease of internet use.

In the early years, mobile phones, which came to the fore with their “button” structure and large antennas, were seen as a means of voice conversation and messaging only when necessary due to their high cost. Telephones, which were also used in “ring and turn off” communication in their early years, have shifted to a very different line from their first years with the arrival of new features such as camera, touch, internet and social media applications.

The number of mobile phone users has increased day by day, as it enables them to handle many transactions from shopping to bank transactions, from education to official affairs (e-government) in an easy way. Information Technologies and Communications Authority (BTK) “Turkey Electronic Communications Sector 3 Monthly Market Data Report” also revealed the extent of phone usage. According to the data, the number of mobile subscribers in Turkey in the third quarter of 2020, approaching the country’s population was 82.8 million. Mobile subscriber penetration was 99.6 percent.

Internet is getting faster, the central location of phones is getting stronger

New era by becoming transferring data out of the conversation with mobile phones and broadband Internet usage also important, Turkey has made the transition to 3g by the end of 2009. With the need for broadband internet speed increasing day by day, 4.5G technology, which increases the internet speed in mobile devices by 10 times, was launched on April 1, 2016.

With the developments in internet bandwidths and internet of things technology, smart phones have begun to become the brain of other smart items. Many of the smart home systems and wearable technologies can be controlled through applications on phones. Many devices such as smart watches, robot vacuum cleaners and smart televisions can be managed with the location they get from their phones.