Photos: Australia's first handheld mobile reaches 25

Feb 23, 2012

This week marks the 25th anniversary of the launch of handheld mobiles by Telstra, then Telecom. We decided to take a look back at one of the popular models, compared to today's choices.

Copyright © iTnews.com.au . All rights reserved.

  Google's latest pride and joy is huge by today's standards but seems miniscule compared to the Walkabout (although the image itself isn't to scale) (Click to enlarge).
 

Google's latest pride and joy is huge by today's standards but seems miniscule compared to the Walkabout (although the image itself isn't to scale) (Click to enlarge).

Image 5 of 5
 
comments powered by Disqus

Latest Photo Galleries

Latest News

NBN Co reveals active service dates for 1000-node trial sites
Apr 21, 2015
First regions to go live in September.
Victoria promises new IT strategy focused on start-ups
Apr 21, 2015
Jobs creation, broadband high on state agenda.
Open source devs in uproar over Esri LAS lock-in plans
Apr 21, 2015
Geospatial community in new battle with mapping giant.
Singtel to delist from ASX
Apr 21, 2015
Low trading volumes pushes Optus parent to focus on Singapore.
Sydney to get first Microsoft flagship store outside US
Apr 21, 2015
Will carry full range of products and services.