What does mobile phone mean?

Definitions for mobile phone

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word mobile phone.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. cellular telephone, cellular phone, cellphone, cell, mobile phone(noun)

    a hand-held mobile radiotelephone for use in an area divided into small sections, each with its own short-range transmitter/receiver


  1. mobile phone(Noun)

    A portable telephone that connects with the telephone network over radio wave transmission.


  1. Mobile phone

    A mobile phone is a device that can make and receive telephone calls over a radio link while moving around a wide geographic area. It does so by connecting to a cellular network provided by a mobile phone operator, allowing access to the public telephone network. By contrast, a cordless telephone is used only within the short range of a single, private base station. In addition to telephony, modern mobile phones also support a wide variety of other services such as text messaging, MMS, email, Internet access, short-range wireless communications, business applications, gaming and photography. Mobile phones that offer these and more general computing capabilities are referred to as smartphones. The first hand-held mobile phone was demonstrated by John F. Mitchell and Dr Martin Cooper of Motorola in 1973, using a handset weighing around 2.2 pounds. In 1983, the DynaTAC 8000x was the first to be commercially available. From 1990 to 2011, worldwide mobile phone subscriptions grew from 12.4 million to over 6 billion, penetrating about 87% of the global population and reaching the bottom of the economic pyramid.

Editors Contribution

  1. mobile phone

    A type of phone and product created and designed in various colors, connectivity, ability, hardware, materials, mechanisms, operating system, parts, shapes, sizes, software, styles, technology with a variety of uses and operations according to the manufacturer product design.

    Their are a wide variety of mobile phone's created and designed across the world for a variety of purposes and their use, operation and purposes will evolve and change over time.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of mobile phone in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of mobile phone in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Chief Executive Nick Hayek:

    We don't want to produce a mini mobile phone on your wrist, others can do that.

  2. Rakesh Kaushal:

    They are neither landline nor mobile phone numbers, which were initially suspected. But we are investigating further.

  3. Andrew Hsu:

    It’s one of the reasons why the mobile phone has more processing power than the computers used to send a man to the moon.

  4. Ziada Mwakilusa:

    I used my mobile phone to report the incident and within days the suspect was traced, fined and made to pay for my treatment.

  5. Francois Molins:

    A mobile phone and a piece of paper, on which appear the Daesh flag and a clear written claim in Arabic, were found on the individual.

Images & Illustrations of mobile phone

  1. mobile phonemobile phonemobile phone

Translations for mobile phone

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • selfoon, sellulêre telefoonAfrikaans
  • جوال, مُوبِيلْ, هاتف خلوي, هاتف محمول, هاتف النقال, هاتف متحركArabic
  • mobil telefonAzerbaijani
  • мабі́льны тэлефо́нBelarusian
  • моби́лен телефо́нBulgarian
  • মোবাইল ফোনBengali
  • mòbilCatalan, Valencian
  • mobil, mobilní telefonCzech
  • ffôn symudolWelsh
  • mobiltelefonDanish
  • Mobiltelefon, HandyGerman
  • κινητό, κινητό τηλέφωνοGreek
  • posxtelefonoEsperanto
  • teléfono móvil, móvil, teléfono celular, celularSpanish
  • mobiiltelefonEstonian
  • telefono mugikorBasque
  • موبایل, تلفن موبایل, تلفن همراهPersian
  • kännykkä, matkapuhelinFinnish
  • fartelefonFaroese
  • mobile, cellulaire, téléphone mobile, GSM, portableFrench
  • guthán póca, guthán soghluaiste, fón pócaIrish
  • móbil, teléfono móbilGalician
  • טֶלֶפוֹן סֶלוּלָרי, פלפוןHebrew
  • मोबाइल फ़ोन, मोबाइल, मोबाइल फोनHindi
  • mobil, mobiltelefonHungarian
  • բջջային, բջջային հեռախոսArmenian
  • telephono mobileInterlingua
  • telepon selular, telepon genggamIndonesian
  • farsími, GSM-sími, gemsiIcelandic
  • cellulare, telefonino, telefono cellulare, telefono mobileItalian
  • モバイル, セルフォン, セルホーン, 携帯, 携帯電話Japanese
  • მობილურიGeorgian
  • ұялы телефон, қалта телефоныKazakh
  • ទូរសព្ទចល័តKhmer
  • 携帶電話, 휴대전화, 핸드폰, 휴대폰Korean
  • telefona destan, telefona mobîl, telefona bêtêl, telefona berîkêKurdish
  • kellgowser, pellgowsel, klapkodhCornish
  • кол телефонKyrgyz
  • ໂທລະສັບມືຖືLao
  • mobilusis telefonasLithuanian
  • mobilais, mobilais tālrunis, mobilais telefonsLatvian
  • моби́лен те́лефонMacedonian
  • гар утасMongolian
  • telefon bimbitMalay
  • telefon ċellulari, mowbajl, ċellulariMaltese
  • မိုဘိုင်းလ်ဖုန်းBurmese
  • mobieltje, GSM, mobiele telefoonDutch
  • mobil, mobiltelefonNorwegian
  • biłńjoobałíNavajo, Navaho
  • telefon, komórka, telefon komórkowyPolish
  • celular, telemóvel, telefone móvel, telefone celularPortuguese
  • telefon mobilRomansh
  • telefon mobil, celular, mobil, telefon celularRomanian
  • моби́льник, со́товый телефо́н, моби́льный телефо́н, со́ткаRussian
  • mobilni telefon, мобилни телефонSerbo-Croatian
  • ජංගම දුරකථනයSinhala, Sinhalese
  • mobilný telefónSlovak
  • prenosni telefon, mobilni telefonSlovene
  • telefon celularAlbanian
  • mobil, mobiltelefonSwedish
  • rununuSwahili
  • телефони ҳамроҳTajik
  • โทรศัพท์มือถือThai
  • ykjam telefonTurkmen
  • teleponong selularTagalog
  • cep, cep telefonuTurkish
  • кесә телефоныTatar
  • мобі́льний телефо́нUkrainian
  • موبائل فون, محمولUrdu
  • mobil telefonUzbek
  • điện thoại cầm tay, điện thoại di độngVietnamese
  • telefonöm polovikVolapük
  • מאָביל טעלעפֿאָן, צעלקעYiddish
  • 移动电话Chinese

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