I kind of grew fond of the swivel connector. I could NOT live with the swivel thing with the FT270R, though. I felt it was too heavy for the swivel connector!
I think Yaesu should’ve given users the option to choose between a clip or the swivel thing, though. I belive the clip for the VX-5 would fit somehow. However, I prefer alligator-type HT belt clips to simple slide-on plastic ones, which make the radios prone to falling (I had the FT-50R before).