flip phoneflip phone
(plural flip phones)
- (dated) A mobile telephone with a hinged top that is flipped open when the phone is in use.
- clamshell phone
- Alternative form of flip phone.
flip phone - Computer Definition
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.