Glossary definition of Flip phone

This type of form factor is usually a combination of a monoblock and a clamshell. The flip itself usually contains of a small plastic part that offers protection for the keyboard and / or the display when the mobile phone is not used.

Most of the mobile phones with this design have (like a clamshell) also a Active Flip. Mobile phones from the highest segment that can be used in a monoblock design to make calls but that can also be folded so that the primaire display and an extensive keyboard become visible, are marked as Flip models on

Phones tagged with Flip phone