Flip-phone meaning

A cell phone that has a horizontal hinge such that the upper part, which houses the display, folds down to cover the lower part, which contains the keypad.
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A hinged cellphone that is very compact when closed. Also called a "clamshell phone," the flip phone is a basic cellphone without Internet access. More compact when closed, the cover "flips open" to reveal the screen, keypad, speaker and microphone. See feature phone.
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(dated) A mobile telephone with a hinged top that is flipped open when the phone is in use.
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Clamshell phone.
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Alternative form of flip phone.
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