Nokia’s relaunch of the exemplary Nokia 3310 goes on sale on May 2017. The nostalgic phone, first Launched in 2000, has been patched up with more than ten times the battery life, a camera and a colour screen.
For those anxious to dump current innovation and come back to the innocent days of text messages, polyphonic ring tones and Snake, here’s everything we need to know about the new 3310.
The Nokia 3310 (2017) features a 2.4-inch QVGA (240×320 pixel) colour display, compared with the 48×84 pixel resolution of the original. The handset runs on Nokia Series 30+ OS and comes with 16MB storage and supports expandable storage via microSD card (up to 32GB). On the back is a 2-megapixel camera with LED flash; the feature phone also offers FM radio. New Nokia 3310 packs a removable 1200mAh battery that offers 22 hour talk-time and month-long standby time.
While the 2G variant of the revamped Nokia 3310 price is between N20,000 and N30,000 at Jumia Nigeria. The company that currently holds the right to manufacture and sell smartphones under Nokia brand, we can expect the 3G variant to be launched as well.