Due to passion for making databases and statistics, I created an Excel database with mobile phones sourcing data from GSM Arena website, for my personal research of how mobile devices evolved along history, and I am publishing it here because other people may be interested too.
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Download SAMPLE: Mobile Phones Database.xls.
LITE version include 7 columns: Brand, Phone, Notes, Image URL, Technology, Announced, Status.
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Mobile phone database coverage & list of updates
The mobile phone specification database include classic phones and smartphones, tablets and smartwatches, from 108 phone brands that are commonly seen in the western world. There may be missing brands especially from China which have a lot of brands totally unknown outside their domestic market.
Earliest models included are Ericsson phones launched in 1994, but I guess that some early phone models are missing, as number of phones launched per year is significant only after 2003.
Mobile phone brands included
Acer, alcatel, Allview, Amazon, Amoi, Apple, Archos, Asus, AT&T, Benefon, BenQ, BenQ-Siemens, Bird, BlackBerry, BLU, Bosch, BQ, Casio, Cat, Celkon, Chea, Coolpad, Dell, Emporia, Energizer, Ericsson, Eten, Fujitsu Siemens, Garmin-Asus, Gigabyte, Gionee, Google, Haier, HP, HTC, Huawei, i-mate, i-mobile, Icemobile, Innostream, iNQ, Intex, Jolla, Karbonn, Kyocera, Lava, LeEco, Lenovo, LG, Maxon, Maxwest, Meizu, Micromax, Microsoft, Mitac, Mitsubishi, Modu, Motorola, MWg, NEC, Neonode, NIU, Nokia, Nvidia, O2, OnePlus, Oppo, Orange, Palm, Panasonic, Pantech, Parla, Philips, Plum, Posh, Prestigio, QMobile, Qtek, Sagem, Samsung, Sendo, Sewon, Sharp, Siemens, Sonim, Sony, Sony Ericsson, Spice, T-Mobile, Tel.Me., Telit, Thuraya, Toshiba, Unnecto, Vertu, verykool, vivo, VK Mobile, Vodafone, Wiko, WND, XCute, Xiaomi, XOLO, Yezz, Yota, YU, ZTE.
Mobile phone specifications included
Database include 71 columns, each field having the following completion percentages (as 7 July 2017):
Naming: Brand 100.00%, Phone 100.00%, Notes 29.83%, Image URL 92.62% (you can use Tab Save extension for Chrome to download image files).
Network: Technology 100.00%, 2G bands 100.00%, 3G bands 56.49%, 4G bands 18.83%, Speed 56.80%, GPRS 99.63%, Edge 99.73%.
Launch: Announced 99.83%, Status 100.00%.
Body: Dimensions 99.78%, Weight 98.95%, Build 0.96%, Keyboard 8.15%, SIM 99.99%, Other 99.78%.
Display: Type 99.95%, Size 86.11%, Resolution 99.46%, Multitouch 47.96%, Protection 16.03%, Other 99.95%.
Platform: OS 57.05%, Chipset 42.98%, CPU 56.22%, GPU 40.64%.
Memory: Card slot 100.00%, Phonebook 42.31%, Internal 79.92%, Call records 41.35%.
Camera: Primary 86.36%, Features 48.77%, Video 85.49%, Secondary 86.00%, Other 100.00%.
Sound: Alert types 99.95%, Loudspeaker 100.00%, 3.5mm jack 99.21%, unnamed 99.95%.
Comms: WLAN 99.95%, Bluetooth 99.78%, GPS 99.66%, NFC 9.22%, Radio 98.91%, USB 89.70%.
Features: Sensors 53.39%, Messaging 99.99%, Browser 96.99%, Clock 5.44%, Alarm 5.44%, Games 42.30%, Languages 3.12%, Java 99.27%, Other 99.99%.
Battery: Battery 99.98%, Stand by 76.70%, Talk time 80.73%, Music play 85.49%.
Misc: Colors 93.08%, SAR US 22.73%, SAR EU 26.44%, Price group 58.11%.
Tests: Performance 3.44%, Display 5.45%, Camera 7.01%, Loudspeaker 8.58%, Audio quality 7.82%, Battery life 5.08%.
How the Excel phone database can be used
Filter the mobile phone database and get a list of mobile phones having specific features.
Filter the mobile phone table by year and make list of features introduced in each year of history.
Analyze data and make statistics what are the best phones in each price range.
Convert Excel spreadsheet to CSV or MySQL and create your own phone comparison website or mobile app.
Actually I do not recommend using this database in making websites. Feel free to use it for research and analysis purposes. I am NOT responsible for any copyright troubles you may face if you use their data commercially, making own website, etc. This is NOT an original database “Made by Teoalida”, but rather a database showcasing abilities of data scraping, and the data belongs to www.gsmarena.com. Please consider the price a fee for data scraping service from website rather than author of data.
List of updates
8191 phone models – August 2016, database created from personal interest.
8281 phone models – 6 October 2016, first sale done so I updated database for first time.
8419 phone models – 2 January 2017, new update after 2 more sales.
8464 phone models – 24 January 2017, a customer suggested adding one extra column: image URL, by this way I done a new update.
8554 phone models – 8 April 2017 – a customer requested update.
8600 phone models – 26 May 2017.
8641 phone models – 7 July 2017.
8724 phone models – 2 September 2017.
8806 phone models – 7 October 2017.
8836 phone models – 1 November 2017. Due to rising number of sales I think that I can update monthly on 1st day, instead of in the day someone ask for an update.
8870 phone models – 1 December 2017.
8884 phone models – 1 January 2018.
8960 phone models – 2 February 2018.
9006 phone models – 1 March 2018.
9060 phone models – 1 April 2018.
Reached 9000 mark at March 2018, 815 phone models added during 18 months, based on this we expect to
reach 10000 phone models around new year 2019-2020.