The Price For A Videophone in 1955 Was $44,000 Adjusted for InflationMatt Novak6/22/15 3:30pm96EditPromoteGo to permalinkWe’ve been imagining a future of ubiquitous videophones for over a century. And today it’s considered no big deal that we’re able to make video calls with devices that we carry around in our pockets. But it took a while to get to that point. One reason? It was incredibly expensive.