Mobile phone is usually called as cell phone. It is a portable phone terminal which can be used widely.
One day in April, 1973, a man made a call through a wireless phone which is as big as two bricks in the street in New York. It caught people's eyes. That was the inventor of cell phone, Martin Cooper. He was a technician in Motorola company then.
It has been so many years since the first phone appeared. The mobile phone now is not just for making and receiving calls. You can do a lot of things with it, such as sending SMS, reading e-books, listening to the music, watching TV, surfing online, playing games, taking photos... And there have been so many various designs for the cell phones. It is no longer as big and heavy as a brick. The cell phones now are multifunctional and easy to carry.
Cell phone can be divided into smart phone and feature phone. Smart phone has better performance than feature phone, while feature phone is more stable. Smart phone is like a personal computer. It has independent operating system. Most are with touch screen, powerful and practical. The smart phone is used more now. It will surely have prosperous future.