IBM sold smartphones with a touch screen display in 1994

IBM sold smartphones with a touch screen display in 1994

IBM sold smartphones with a touch screen display input that could send emails and run 3rd party apps in 1994.

Its 50000 units were sold.

Its name is IBM Simon Personal Communicator. Also known as IBM Simon.

Simon was also able to send and receive fax, e-mail and cellular pages.

It had features such as an address book, calendar, appointment scheduler, calculator, world time clock, electronic notepad, handwritten annotations, and stylus input screen keyboard.

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