Flip phones in anime look pretty nice, but I haven't been able to find any IRL phones that closely resemble the ones in anime. Animators usually base stuff like this off real life things, so are these things sold anywhere? What manufacturer? I'm sure it's not NOKIA, because none of their phones look like that and most of them are too small, even. QUESTION: Why "dumb phones"? Is a smartphone not good enough? ANSWER: I'm on my phone way too much, and it's hurting my IRL social life. They also die pretty fast, especially under Lollipop, where they don't yet have that nice Battery Saving Mode (talking about AOSP, mainly), and I'd like something simpler. (Also, nostalgia. ) QUESTION: Alright, why a flip phone, then? ANSWER: Usefulness. When closed, they are only about as big as a "candy bar" phone, but there's more room for a bigger keypad and screen this way. QUESTION: What is it you find appealing on these phones? ANSWER: They look good, have nice colours, large screens and fit in your hand nicely (aren't overly small). Example: Warning: Spoilers inside! EXCLAMATION: HAH, WEEB!!!1!!11 RESPONSE: No u.