Flip phones were a smash hit back in those days with people flaunting Motorola and Nokia clamshells. Even in recent times, foldable flip phones have become quite a thing. While P-UP World, a Japanese company is reviving the good ol’ flip phones. And its Mode 1 Retro II flip phone with Android OS is official. Here, we’ll be discussing the Mode 1 Retro II’s specs, features, and expected price in Nepal.
Mode 1 Retro II Overview:
Design and Display
Beginning with the design, the Mode 1 Retro II brings in the traditional flip phone looks with a flip module. So, there are numerical and menu toggle keys just like an old phone. It reserves a compact form factor with 145 grams weight.
On the display side, the phone houses a 3.5-inch IPS LCD panel with 1440 x 720p resolution and 460PPI pixel density. Plus, there is also a secondary display on the rear side that displays time.
As for the optics, there is a 48MP primary camera on the back, rimmed on a circular module. P-UP World has also equipped a 13MP front camera.
Running the chores under the hood is a Mediatek Helio G85, a 12nm fabbed chipset. It features two ARM Cortex-A75 and six Cortex-A55 cores at 2.0GHz and 1.8GHz clock frequencies. Handling the graphics is Mali-G52 MP2 GPU. The chip is paired with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage. You can also expand the storage up to 1TB via a microSD card.
The key USP here is Android 13 software with a pre-installed Google Play Store. Users can install Android apps of their choice.
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Battery and Others
The flip phone is fueled by a 2,500mAh battery that charges via a USB Type-C port. Talking of the connectivity options, it supports 4G, WiFi 5, and Bluetooth 5.0.
Mode 1 Retro II Specifications:
- Display: 3.5″ LCD panel,
- Chipset: Mediatek Helio G85
- Software: Android 13
- Connectivity: 4G VoLTE
- RAM: 4GB
- Storage: 64GB internal, expandable up to 1TB (via SD card)
- Battery: 2500 mAh removable battery, USB Type-C charging
- Colors: Sheep White, and Wolf Black colors
Mode 1 Retro II Price in Nepal and Availability
In Japan, the Mode 1 Retro II retails at JPY 29,800. We expect the Mode 1 Retro II price in Nepal to be NPR 32,999 if and when it launches here.
|Flip Smartphone||Price in Japan (Official)||Price in Nepal (Expected)|
|Mode 1 Retro II||JPY 29,800||NPR 32,999|