Are you one of those Saskatchewanians who refuses to jump on the smartphone bandwagon and prefers the classically rugged feel of a flip phone? Looking for essential features in a durable phone that has a good battery life? A phone that doesn’t have all the bells and whistles…and crazy price tag? Look no further.

The flip phone is perfect for those who are always on-the-go and don’t want to worry about smashing the glass on a gigantic screen. At Bolt Mobile in Saskatoon, we’ve got two excellent no-fuss flip phone models for you. The Alcatel GO FLIP™ and the Kyocera DuraXT LTE.

Alcatel Go Flip versus Kyocera

 

Alcatel GO FLIP™

The Alcatel GO FLIP™, which supports LTE, is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 210 SOC. This phone has a 2-megapixels camera, 4 GB of storage and a microSD card slot.

The Alcatel GO FLIP™ isn’t as basic as you might think. This durable and compact flip phone delivers all the essential features you need to be productive. It’s got a 2.8” display that includes an easy-to-use intuitive interface with a keypad designed for quick dialing and navigation. Need to check your calendar appointments, reply to an email, and surf the web? It’s got all that through the fast speed of 4G LTE.

Here’s a deeper look at the Alcatel GO FLIP™’s specs:

 

DESIGN

Dimensions: 4.13 x 2.08 x 0.74 inches (105 x 52.8 x 18.7 mm)

Weight: 4.10 oz (116 g)

Materials: Main body: Plastic

Features: Numeric keypad, Soft keys

Colors: Black

 

DISPLAY

Physical size: 2.8 inches

Resolution: 240 x 320 pixels

Pixel density:143 ppi

Technology: TFT

Screen-to-body ratio: 43.81 %

Additional display: Yes

Physical Size: 1.44 inches

 

CAMERA

Camera: 2 megapixels

Camcorder: 1280×720 (720p HD)

 

HARDWARE

System chip: Qualcomm Snapdragon 210 8909

Processor: Quad-core, 1100 MHz, ARM Cortex-A7

Graphics processor: Adreno 304

System memory: 0.5 GB RAM

Built-in storage: 4 GB

Storage expansion: microSD up to 32 GB

 

BATTERY

Capacity: 1350 mAh

Type: User replaceable, Li – Ion

Talk time: 8.00 hours the average is 19 h (1165 min)

Stand-by time: 11.7 days (280 hours) the average is 19 days (462 h)

 

MULTIMEDIA

Speakers: Earpiece, Loudspeaker

 

CELLULAR

CDMA: 800, 1900 MHz

GSM: 850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz

UMTS: 850, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz

LTE (FDD): Bands 25, 26

LTE (TDD): Bands 41

Data: LTE, UMTS

Nano SIM: Yes

PHONE FEATURES

Notifications: Music ringtones, Vibration, Phone profiles, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone

Hearing aid compatibility: M4, T4

 

Kyocera DuraXT LTE

The Kyocera DuraXT LTE is a compact flip phone that is incredibly easy-to-use. It’s ideal for those who prioritize making calls and sending texts. This powerful phone features 3.2 MP camera 256GB of memory.

Best of all, this phone is built for extremes! The ruggedized Kyocera DuraXT meets Military Standard 810G and boasts dust shock vibration, temperature extremes, blowing rain, low-pressure, solar radiation, salt, fog, humidity, and water immersion.

It’s got Dura-Grip® which provides a rubber, non-slip exterior for a secure hold and increased durability.

Here’s a deeper look at the Kyocera DuraXT’s specs:

 

DESIGN

Device type: Feature phone

Dimensions: 4.00 x 2.11 x 1.12 inches (101.5 x 53.5 x 28.5 mm)

Weight: 5.30 oz (150g) the average is 5.4 oz (154g)

Features: Numeric keypad, Soft keys, D-Pad

Rugged: Water, Dust, Shock, Vibration, Temperature, Humidity resistant

MIL-STD-810 certified: Yes

Colors: Black

 

DISPLAY

Physical size: 2.0 inches

Resolution: 240 x 320 pixels

Pixel density: 200 ppi

Technology: TFT

Screen-to-body ratio: 22.75 %

Additional display: Yes

Resolution: 96 x 64 pixels

Physical Size: 1.00 inches

 

CAMERA

Camera: 3 megapixels

Flash: LED

Camcorder: Yes

 

HARDWARE

System chip: Qualcomm QSC6085

Storage expansion: microSD, microSDHC

 

BATTERY

Capacity: 1360 mAh

Type: User replaceable, Li – Ion

Talk time: 8.00 hours the average is 26 h (1589 min)

 

MULTIMEDIA

Speakers: Earpiece, Loudspeaker

 

CELLULAR

CDMA: 800, 1900 MHz

 

PHONE FEATURES

Notifications: Vibration, Silent mode, Speakerphone

Hearing aid compatibility: M4, T4

Other features: Voice dialing, TTY/TDD specifications

 

CONNECTIVITY

Bluetooth: 2.0, EDR

USB: Yes

Connector: micro USB

Positioning: GPS

Navigation: Yes

 

Still can’t decide between the two? Get in touch with us. Bolt Mobile is your neighbourhood wireless experts with 4 great locations in Saskatoon. A full service SaskTel Authorized Dealer, we can hook you up with talk, text and data plans on the coolest mobile phones.

 

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