The so-called Generation Z loves flip phones and good proof of that is that these terminals are a trend on TikTok.
cover mobiles enjoyed Huge popularity among mobile phone users two decades ago but surpassed by Android smartphones and Apple iPhones.
But now, it seems that cp terminals are becoming fashionable at the youngest ages explained by a recent study conducted by CNN, which states that centennials bet Use Classic Cover Mobile to disconnect from social networks,
Cover Mobile Wins Among Generation Z
According to the authors of this report, some young users bet on leaving home with analog, shell-type mobiles because they love the photos they get with these devices, despite not having the same quality as photos taken with a smartphone, they have really cool retro feel And, moreover, they can focus 100% on chatting with their friends, while not aware of social networks,
Precisely, one of the other reasons that explain this new trend is that these phones allow centenary Disconnect from social media for a few hours something that many of them see as more and more essential.
Obviously, flip phones have also become a fashion among the youth because Some famous people have joined the trend, Thus, for example, singer Camila Cabello recently published a tweet Some pictures of him with TCL brand cover mobile and with the following text: “I’m the Flip Phone Revolution team. Maybe I can write the theme song guys.”
I’m team flip phone revolution . Maybe I can write the theme song guys 💪💪💪💪 pic.twitter.com/yOJgCdAgNq
— camila (@Camila_Cabello) January 13, 2023
Similarly, actress Dove Cameron, best known for appearing on Disney Channel’s “Liv & Maddie” show, also claimed in an interview that she was using a flip phone, specifically “a little ’90s Matrix- Y flip phone.” Why. Obsessing social media is really bad for her since his presence in them was “deceptive”.
But not only this, but even the old-fashioned folding mobiles are a trend in TikTok, one of the most popular social networks at the moment, So, for example, Sammy Palazzolo, an 18-year-old freshman at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, has a TikTok account where she recommends using clamshell phones that she preorders. Over 14 million views and over 3 million “likes”, In fact, this TikToker has made the hashtag #BRINGBACKFlipPHONES (Let’s Bring Back Flip Phones) fashionable.
The only company talking about this new fashion is HMD Global, which owns Finnish firm Nokia. The only brand that has recently launched a flip terminal is the Nokia 2260 Flip, Thus, Jackie Cates, marketing director at HMD Global, has the following to say about this new trend among centennials:
“This is a generation that didn’t own a Nokia as their first phone and probably discovered our brand through social media”