Are you curious about the long history of mobile phones? Here’s your chance to feed that curiosity it in less than a minute, as HTC takes us on a memory trip down the smartphone lane. The descriptions on the “Evolution of the Smartphone” infographic are full of witty remarks and some pop culture reference. You’re bound to learn some interesting facts.

For instance, brick phones of the ‘90s were nothing compared to the first mobile phone back in the old day — as in 1922 old — that required the strange combo of a fire hydrant and an umbrella to work. Naturally, HTC also takes the opportunity to gloat that it was the first to release Android and Windows smartphones.

Enjoy the full factoids below.

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