Motorola Startac: The Motorola StarTAC is a clamshell mobile phone manufactured by Motorola. It was released on 3 January 1996, being the first ever clamshell/flip mobile phone. The StarTAC is the successor of the MicroTAC, a semi-clamshell design that had been launched in 1989.
Nokia 5110: It was released in 1998. The consumer oriented 5110 shared the same platform as the Nokia 6110 targeted at the business market. It had a simpler user interface and lacked the infra-red port. Although considered bulky by today's ultra-slim standards, the Nokia 5110