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#1

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Created with Raphaël 2.1.29.3010
Overall BVR Rating
Based on 262 reviews
Owner Satisfaction

8.9

Created with Raphaël 2.1.28.9010
Build and Design

8.8

Created with Raphaël 2.1.28.8010
Controls and Functionality

8.5

Created with Raphaël 2.1.28.5010
Battery and Connectivity

8.7

Created with Raphaël 2.1.28.7010

Pros

  • IP67 certified dust and water-proof
  • MicroSD Slot expandable up to 32 GB
  • Transport and thermal shock resistant

Cons

  • Heavy weight
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#2

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Created with Raphaël 2.1.29.0010
Overall BVR Rating
Based on 385 reviews
Owner Satisfaction

7.8

Created with Raphaël 2.1.27.8010
Build and Design

8.3

Created with Raphaël 2.1.28.3010
Controls and Functionality

7.9

Created with Raphaël 2.1.27.9010
Battery and Connectivity

7.8

Created with Raphaël 2.1.27.8010

Pros

  • Long battery life
  • Wi-Fi compatibility with 1ghz processor
  • Large and easy to use keypad

Cons

  • Inconvenient navigation
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#3

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Created with Raphaël 2.1.28.9010
Overall BVR Rating
Based on 257 reviews
Owner Satisfaction

8.3

Created with Raphaël 2.1.28.3010
Build and Design

8.1

Created with Raphaël 2.1.28.1010
Controls and Functionality

8.0

Created with Raphaël 2.1.28.0010
Battery and Connectivity

8.4

Created with Raphaël 2.1.28.4010

Pros

  • Dual microphones with noise-cancellation technology
  • Durable and tough military spec design
  • Compact phone with easy to use contacts

Cons

  • Ringer is not loud enough

Feature wise top Flip phones

Flip Phones : Owner Satisfaction

Owner Satisfaction

Samsung Rugby 3 A997 GSM Unlocked Rugged Flip Phone - Gray/Black (International Version)
Flip Phones : Build and Design

Build and Design

Easyfone Prime A1 3G Unlocked Senior Flip Cell Phone, Big Button Hearing Aids Compatible Easy-to-Use Basic Cell Phone with Charging Dock(Red)
Flip Phones : Battery and Connectivity

Battery and Connectivity

Samsung Convoy 3 SCH-U680 Rugged 3G Cell Phone Verizon Wireless
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#4

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Created with Raphaël 2.1.28.8010
Overall BVR Rating
Based on 164 reviews
Owner Satisfaction

7.6

Created with Raphaël 2.1.27.6010
Build and Design

8.3

Created with Raphaël 2.1.28.3010
Controls and Functionality

8.0

Created with Raphaël 2.1.28.0010
Battery and Connectivity

7.6

Created with Raphaël 2.1.27.6010

Pros

  • Hassle-free setup and easy to use
  • Durable and highly reliable
  • Features a senior mode for better listening

Cons

  • Cannot be used on any carrier other than AT&T
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#5

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Created with Raphaël 2.1.28.6010
Overall BVR Rating
Based on 62 reviews
Owner Satisfaction

8.0

Created with Raphaël 2.1.28.0010
Build and Design

8.2

Created with Raphaël 2.1.28.2010
Controls and Functionality

7.8

Created with Raphaël 2.1.27.8010
Battery and Connectivity

7.9

Created with Raphaël 2.1.27.9010

Pros

  • Wi-Fi and HD voice compatibility
  • Waterproof and durable
  • Hassle-free setup and easy to use

Cons

  • Average camera
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#6

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Created with Raphaël 2.1.28.5010
Overall BVR Rating
Based on 338 reviews
Owner Satisfaction

7.6

Created with Raphaël 2.1.27.6010
Build and Design

7.9

Created with Raphaël 2.1.27.9010
Controls and Functionality

7.8

Created with Raphaël 2.1.27.8010
Battery and Connectivity

7.9

Created with Raphaël 2.1.27.9010

Pros

  • 3.2-MP camera with flash and video recording
  • GPS for navigation and location services
  • Dual microphones and noise-cancellation technology

Cons

  • Small font
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#7

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Created with Raphaël 2.1.28.4010
Overall BVR Rating
Based on 429 reviews
Owner Satisfaction

7.2

Created with Raphaël 2.1.27.2010
Build and Design

7.6

Created with Raphaël 2.1.27.6010
Controls and Functionality

7.6

Created with Raphaël 2.1.27.6010
Battery and Connectivity

7.2

Created with Raphaël 2.1.27.2010

Pros

  • Equipped with 1.3 megapixel camera
  • Reliable phone with bluetooth compatibility
  • Supports MMS and SMS text messaging

Cons

  • Not supported by Verizon
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#8

Image of Easyfone Prime A1 3G...: Bestviewsreviews
Created with Raphaël 2.1.28.2010
Overall BVR Rating
Based on 549 reviews
Owner Satisfaction

7.1

Created with Raphaël 2.1.27.1010
Build and Design

8.2

Created with Raphaël 2.1.28.2010
Controls and Functionality

7.4

Created with Raphaël 2.1.27.4010
Battery and Connectivity

7.2

Created with Raphaël 2.1.27.2010

Pros

  • Hearing aid compatibility for customers with hearing aid devices
  • Compatibility nationwide on 2G/3G carriers
  • Big font and icons for easy viewing

Cons

  • Inconvenient placement of SOS button
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#9

Image of Easyfone Prime A1 3G...: Bestviewsreviews
Created with Raphaël 2.1.28.1010
Overall BVR Rating
Based on 549 reviews
Owner Satisfaction

7.0

Created with Raphaël 2.1.27.0010
Build and Design

8.1

Created with Raphaël 2.1.28.1010
Controls and Functionality

7.2

Created with Raphaël 2.1.27.2010
Battery and Connectivity

7.1

Created with Raphaël 2.1.27.1010

Pros

  • Simple OS and easy to use
  • Big buttons for easy dialing
  • Hearing aid compatibility for customers with hearing devices

Cons

  • Inconvenient placement of SOS button
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#10

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Created with Raphaël 2.1.28.0010
Overall BVR Rating
Based on 350 reviews
Owner Satisfaction

6.9

Created with Raphaël 2.1.26.9010
Build and Design

7.0

Created with Raphaël 2.1.27.0010
Controls and Functionality

6.9

Created with Raphaël 2.1.26.9010
Battery and Connectivity

6.9

Created with Raphaël 2.1.26.9010

Pros

  • Up to 6.4 hours of talk time
  • 2-megapixel camera/camcorder with bluetooth stereo music
  • MicroSD memory expansion to 16 GB

Cons

  • Not supported by Verizon
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#11

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Created with Raphaël 2.1.27.8010
Overall BVR Rating
Based on 64 reviews
Owner Satisfaction

6.8

Created with Raphaël 2.1.26.8010
Build and Design

7.4

Created with Raphaël 2.1.27.4010
Controls and Functionality

6.7

Created with Raphaël 2.1.26.7010
Battery and Connectivity

6.8

Created with Raphaël 2.1.26.8010

Pros

  • Loud speakers for enhanced performance
  • Easy operation with user-friendly interface
  • Long battery life ensures durability

Cons

  • Not compatible with Verizon and Sprint
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#12

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Created with Raphaël 2.1.27.6010
Overall BVR Rating
Based on 357 reviews
Convenience

7.3

Created with Raphaël 2.1.27.3010
Giftable

8.5

Created with Raphaël 2.1.28.5010
Customer Support

7.2

Created with Raphaël 2.1.27.2010
Controls and Functionality

6.3

Created with Raphaël 2.1.26.3010

Pros

  • Simple menu with large letters and icons for easy navigation
  • Easy to read and large touchscreen
  • 13.0MP built-in camera with flash has easy-to-use photo sharing

Cons

  • Inconvenient setup with GreatCall
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#13

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Created with Raphaël 2.1.27.3010
Overall BVR Rating
Based on 206 reviews
Owner Satisfaction

6.4

Created with Raphaël 2.1.26.4010
Build and Design

6.7

Created with Raphaël 2.1.26.7010
Controls and Functionality

6.4

Created with Raphaël 2.1.26.4010
Battery and Connectivity

6.4

Created with Raphaël 2.1.26.4010

Pros

  • 1350 mAh battery provides 8 hours of streaming at 4G LTE speeds
  • Standby time of up to 16 days
  • Wi-Fi compatibility and HD voice quality

Cons

  • Not compatible with Verizon and Sprint
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#14

Image of Samsung Haven U320 Verizon...: Bestviewsreviews
Created with Raphaël 2.1.27.1010
Overall BVR Rating
Based on 200 reviews
Owner Satisfaction

6.2

Created with Raphaël 2.1.26.2010
Build and Design

7.2

Created with Raphaël 2.1.27.2010
Controls and Functionality

7.5

Created with Raphaël 2.1.27.5010
Battery and Connectivity

6.2

Created with Raphaël 2.1.26.2010

Pros

  • One-touch access to emergency numbers
  • Large and easy to read keys and display
  • Lifestyle management features with a slim design

Cons

  • Average battery performance

Flip Phones Buying Guide

Not everyone prefers high-end phones or smartphones with all the controls and features not to forget social media interrupting every minute of their daily lives. So, if you looking for a simple, durable, affordable yet fancy looking phone, a Flip Phone is the perfect deal for you. The Flip Phone is a device which has two sections that fold via a hinge into a flap and a mobile body. Often the flap has an outer display where missed calls, messages, time etc., is displayed. There are many reasons why you can choose a Flip Phone as your next phone as today these phones have made a come back with advanced features and applications, good camera along with the simplicity of the yesteryear Flip Phone features. Today, companies are combining Flip Phone and smartphone technology to remodel them and sell.  

Benefits of Buying Flip Phones 

Simple Technology 

The traditional Flip Phones use simple technology and helps you with the basic tasks of a phone like making calls, text messages as well as setting alarms etc.  

Robust Built 

Flip Phones have a very strong build quality that it does not break easily unlike the smartphones which are prone to damages easily. 

Long-Lasting Battery Life 

The battery life of a Flip Phone lasts for at least two days which acts as a great advantage for people who travels a lot. 

Affordable 

The price of a traditional Flip Phone is cheaper as compared to smartphones. Even their maintenance is quite economical. 

Privacy 

One of the major advantages of Flip Phones is that it keeps your data private and it is nearly impossible to hack into. 

No Advanced apps  

Flip Phones are great for the older generation who are not tech-savvy and requires a phone for basic functions. The absence of advanced apps makes it easier for them to navigate the phone easily.   

Flip Phone Vs Smartphones 

A simple answer to this is; if you are someone who cannot spend even a minute without scrolling through your Facebook, Instagram and Twitter feed with a constant need to be online, then, Flip Phones aren't for you. But if you are someone who has had an overdose of social media and web browsing and is looking for a simple cell phone, then Flip Phones are the best option for you. The question of whether or not you would go ahead and spend thousands of dollars on a Flip Phone completely depends on your need. The basic Flip Phones are not very expensive as compared to a high-end Smartphone and you can own a Flip Phone as a secondary phone. So whenever, you want to go away from the 'need to know everything' mode, Flip Phones will be your savior. For those, who are in love with the Android features and the Flip Phone design, they will be delighted with the current models.  

Conclusion 

The return of Flip Phones has raised a lot of anticipations and expectations, and only time will tell if the renewed concept of Flip Phones is strong enough to bring all of us together like Smartphones. Nevertheless, if you were looking for a backup phone, then a Flip Phone, of course, is a great option. There are certain Flip Phones in the market which comes at an affordable cost and should be a good replacement as compared to other basic phones. So, we expect you had everything you needed to know to buy a new Flip Phone.  

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