The Motorola RAZR phone was monumental in shaping who were as tweens. In fact, speaking as an expert, not a phone one per se, just as someone who was a tween in the mid-2000s, you weren't cool unless you were pumping your hot 40 tunes through your flip phone on loud speaker. Sadly, this is an experience modern-day teenagers no longer get to partake in. That, however, is all about to change.
The pocket-sized, shiny flip phone is legendary — and it may very well be returning to your fingertips. Engadget reports that Motorola, which is now owned by Lenovo, is in talks of relaunching the once-popular AF model. A teaser video, featuring an intense level of high school nostalgia, indicates the company will reveal the product at Lenovo World Tech on June 9. That's less a month away, people!
So, this kinda got us thinking... Remember how comfortable they were? Megan Fox looks a whole sexier on the phone than with a massive smartphone TBH.
CONS:Realistically, in between scrolling through Linked In, Tinder, Insta, and Facebook, in this day and age we need 10GBs of data to survive. And a massive screen to use all of these apps.
But apparently a 2015 study found that a third of Americans don’t use smartphones. And for years, celebs have been spotted talking or texting on old-school gadgets.
PROS: Flip phones are ridiculously durable. Plus, their batteries last longer and owning one will probably give you a break from your emails when you're out of the office.
Okay, so we aren't completely ready to let go of Instagram usability on our iPhones, but we might consider it come June. Perhaps Adele was onto something when she used a flip phone in her video clip for Hello...