The new Nokia 3310 sports a new body and definitely gives that ‘old wine in a new bottle’ feel to the phone. The price of the phone is 49 Euro (about Rs 3,500). And the new Nokia 3310 phone will be available in other markets including India from the second quarter of 2017. Nokia 3310 (2017) is expected to be launched in Central Asia, Africa and Europe.
HMD Global insists that the new Nokia 3310 phone is a gift from the company to Nokia enthusiasts. And the company is sending out a message that with the new device, people will get a pure Nokia experience. In an attempt to live up to the expectations of the customers, HMD Global launched a new variant of the Nokia 3310 at the MWC 2017 event. In which new features like new design, a headphone jack, new color variants and snake game have been given.
nokia 3310 design
We are all familiar with the bulky design of the Nokia 3310 which is considered to be one of the sturdiest phones ever made. In the new Nokia 3310, the company has given a completely new design. The company says that the design of the Nokia 3310 (2017) is a ‘modern twist’.
However, the new Nokia 3310 has curved edges just like the original phone. HMD Global says that the curved screen window makes the phone easy to use in sunlight.
The new Nokia 3310 gets new push buttons and a new UI that is somewhat similar to the original phone.
nokia 3310 camera
The new Nokia 3310 has a 2 megapixel rear camera which can be considered as the biggest update to this popular phone. The rear camera comes with a flash. Like all feature phones the pictures coming from this phone will not be very different. However, the importance of the device increases slightly with the arrival of the camera in the phone.
nokia 3310 battery
As expected, the new Nokia 3310 comes with decent battery life. HMD Global told at the launch event that this handset has a removable battery of 1200 mAh, which will provide talk time of up to 22 hours. The company claims that its battery will give a standby time of a month.
The original Nokia 3310 did not feature a headphone jack. But in the new Nokia 3310, this feature has made its place. The phone has a 3.5mm audio jack and supports MP3 player as well as FM radio.
new color variants
The new Nokia 3310 will be available in a completely new avatar and the company has introduced it in new color variants. The Nokia 3310 smartphone will be available in warm red and yellow colors with a gloss finish and dark blue and gray colors with a matte finish.
The popular Snake game is also back with the Nokia 3310. HMD Global confirmed the arrival of an update for the Snake game at the launch event. The company said that the new snake game has been optimized for color screens. The company also revealed that the Snake game will also be available through the Messenger app.
The pin charger has been omitted from the new Nokia 3310. The pin charger was given in the original variant. The new phone sports a Micro-USB charging port.
It has a 2.4-inch QVGA display. The handset comes with 2G connectivity and will run on Nokia 30+ OS. Inbuilt storage is 16MB and you can use microSD card up to 32GB.