The Things Your Smartphone Can Do Are Worth Millions (If this Was 1985)

Article by George Norman (Cybersecurity Editor)

on 08 Mar 2016

The tech that took up an entire room three decades ago, now comfortably sits in your pocket. The smartphone that you carry with you every day, serves as a camera, GPS navigation device, watch, video player, portable music player, and much more.

Everything that your smartphone can do would be worth more than $32 million, if this was 1985. It would be enough to purchase more than 100 houses, about 1000 cars, and close to 85,000 computers. The infographic below takes a look at the main things a smartphone can do, explaining how much it cost to do the same back in 1985.

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