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can do a lot. It’s easy to take for granted just how many things you can do with the small computer that’s in your pocket
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The infographic below attempts to put it all into perspective by breaking down how much many of the functions a smartphone performs would cost in 1985.
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This is inaccurate beyond belief. I bought the NES when it first came out and it wasn't anywhere near $440.
It's calculated using inflation adjustment, since the "value" of money goes up or down over time. It cost $200 at the time, but the relative cost is the same as $440 today. Here's a calculator to help you understand: http://www.in2013dollars.com/1985-dollars-in-2016?amount=200
To be fair, SMS is not comparable to a FAX. But there are many services and their corresponding apps that will give you "real FAX" for free or a small fee if you FAX more that just occasionally.
This is so horrendous and inaccurate!
$640 for a radio? Seriously?
As show on top, Motorola invented the mobile phone
I guess you wanted to pick the "high-end" equivalents. It would be considerably less if you went with a Panasonic CD player & boombox. :)
A smart watch is hardly included with a smart phone. Otherwise an interesting graphic.
It says "digital watch", not smart watch.
Well the picture is of a smart watch.
Oh honey, it's a calculator watch.
Encyclopedia isn't really included with the cost of the phone it's included with the cost of the service, on top of the phone cost. Same for TV.
Wikipedia, the free Encyclopedia (Free)
Crackle, Hulu (Free)
Interesting info graphic. Thank you, for sharing.