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.

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  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).

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