10 facts about the mobile phone you didn't know

Take a look at these fun facts…

As people, we can be pretty glued to our mobile phones but did you know these ten facts about the tech?

1. In Japan, 90 per cent of phones are waterproof because people use them in the shower

2. The first mobile phone went on sale in 1983 in the US

3. Mobile phones have 18 times more bacteria than toilet handles

4. Scientists have developed a way to charge mobile phones with urine

5. The very first mobile phone call was made in 1973 by former Motorola inventor, Martin Cooper

6. Nomophobia is the fear of being without your phone or losing your signal

7. Over 250m Nokia 1100 devices were sold, this made it the bestselling electrical gadget in history

8. 100,000 mobile phones are dropped down the toilet in the UK every year

9. China has more internet users on mobile devices than on PCs

10. Apple sold 340,000 iPhones a day in 2012

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