How your telephone has evolved over time

Sean Hall

In the video above, we look at how the telephone has evolved over time — from tin can phones, to the first-ever mobile device, to the launch of 5G connectivity later this year.

From televisions to wearables, gaming to artificial intelligence, this new video series from the Telegraph examines some of the world’s most renowned consumer technologies and shows how they have developed over the years.

Future episodes will examine the evolution of other popular consumer electronics including cameras and personal music players.