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An artist impression shows off a would-be iPhone from 1985

What if Steve Jobs brought out an 'iPhone' in the 80s, CRT and all? Imagine no longer
By: Chris Smith | Mobile Devices, Tablets & Phones News | Posted: May 31, 2015 1:51 pm

Calling Ronald Reagan, the Yugo car and Rock 'n' Roll - can you imagine what an iPhone would look like back in the 1980s?

 

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Well someone can and here's what they think it would look like. This 'Macintosh Phone 512Kb' is designed by Pierre Cerveau and features a pristine 'Flick to Dial' keypad and roughly seems to resemble a Nintendo GameBoy in size and thickness. Perhaps a little thin for how it would have really looked, it's an awesome concept either way.

 

I wouldn't mind 3d-printing one of these and throwing it up on display - I'm sure there are a lot of my friends that would believe this product is real too!

 

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As great as the idea is, I don't think you could have gotten much done on that small CRT screen and I wonder if you could hook up your printer to that single bottom 9-pin port?

 

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NEWS SOURCES:Gizmodo.com.au

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