7 Shocking Facts About Mobile Phones You Never Knew

Mobile phone’s are not a different device for us, they are now a part of our daily lives. Our day starts with the mobile and end with the same. I once forget my phone at home and It was feeling like that something missing in my life. Did this ever happen to you? I can totally understand your thoughts. Being too close to smartphone, i think you should know this interesting facts about mobile phone.

I bet you didn’t know this amazing facts about mobile phones before

1. Send Me to Heaven (Mobile phone game)

This was the mobile phone game which involves throwing your phone into air as high as you can and catch it. Apple finds that this game could result in damage to the user’s device and ban the game from apple’s play store. The app creator Prague said that he had hoped to have people shatter as many iPhones as possible. It’s still available on google play store with the review “This game is so addictive. I’m now pursuing a career as an astronaut, so I can soon decimate the current high score.”


2. Samsung refused to buy android two weeks before google acquired this, another amazing fact about mobile phone

Enriched with the team of 20 samsung executive, Rubin pitch the android idea but he only got dead silence in response. “‘You and what army are going to go and create this? You have six people. Are you high?’ is basically what they said. Larry Page met with Andy Rubin, he decides that google will acquire android. Google bought android for $50 million.

3. Sonim technologies XP3300 handset achieved a guinness world record for being the world’s toughest mobile phone

The device managed to survive fall from of 25.29 meters. This record was organised by mobile phone manufacturer to prove it’s durability. The phone remained in working condition and maximum fall was set 30 meters.

4. 250 million Nokia 1100 have been sold

Since its launch in 2003, over 250 million nokia 1100 have been sold and making it world’s best selling phone. One billionth nokia 1100 phones was purchased in Nigeria in 2005. The model was discontinued in 2009.


5. OLED Screen is the iPhone X’s Most Expensive Part

Another amazing fact about mobile phone, According to china mobile industry, the estimate cost of iPhone X’s production is $412.75 which is about 41% of $999. The most expensive part of iPhone X’s is OLED Screen  which is $80, 90% of the total cost.

6. Android operating system are named after desserts

Have a look on the android operating system names:

Cupcake – Android 1.5
Donut – Android 1.6
Eclair – Android 2.0
Froyo – Android 2.2
Gingerbread – Android 2.3
Honeycomb – Android 3.0
Ice Cream Sandwich – Android 4.0
Jelly Bean – Android 4.1 – 4.3.1
KitKat – Android 4.4 – 4.4.4
Lollipop – Android 5.0 – 5.1.1
Marshmallow – Android 6.0 – 6.0.1
Nougat – Android 7.0 – 7.1

Google doesn’t want to explain why they have chosen this method. “It’s kind of like an internal team thing”, they said.

7. Your smartphone can detect breathing rate, pulse and blood oxygen saturation

The app “Instant Heart Rate (available for iOS, android & windows)” claims that they can read your heart rate through your phone’s camera. Just place your finger in front the camera and changes in your skin color as blood pumps calculate your pulse. Another app Cardiio (iOS) app, it uses your phone’s camera and read your pulse by monitoring the changes in your face.


We hope that you found our list of facts to be interesting! Do you have any interesting facts about mobile phones to share with us. Comment below!!