The Nokia 3310 is perhaps one of the most memorable and iconic mobile devices of all time. For years, it has been the subject of much praise due to its superb build quality and battery life. Now, rumor has it that Nokia, together with HMD Global, will be releasing a version of the Nokia 3310 this year.
According to Venture Beat, Nokia and HMD will both pay homage to the 3310 during this year’s Mobile World Congress. The event, which will be held in Spain, will open on February 26 and will host a number of phone manufacturers. One of these companies will be Nokia and HMD Global, which will unveil three more mobile devices.
The Nokia 3310 is noted as one of the first mobile phones to actually last a lot longer due to its strong build quality and huge battery. Many users from the late 1990s, and even now, can attest to the Nokia 3310’s resilience and nearly indestructible build.
At the moment, it is quite unclear whether the Nokia 3310 will be released with a much needed update. It is also still unknown whether it will run on Android or Nokia’s original Symbian OS. However, consumers can rest assured that the phone will be priced somewhere between $50 and $100. Nokia and HMD Global are rumored to unveil the said phone together with a number of Android mobile devices.
In addition to the Nokia 3310, Nokia is also purported to unveil three more mobile devices by the end of the month. These devices include the formerly released Nokia 6 from the Asian market. Along with the Nokia 6, HMD Global has also lined up the Nokia 5 and Nokia 3 for an official unveiling.
Just like the Nokia 6, the Nokia 5 is said to sport the same Snapdragon 430 chip from Qualcomm. The only difference between the two models is the Nokia 5 will only have 2GB of RAM instead of 3GB. Also, the display size of the Nokia 5 will be a tad smaller than that of the Nokia 6’s 5.5-inch display. The main camera will also get a downgrade from 16 megapixels to 12 megapixels. Both devices will run on the current Android 7.0 Nougat from Google.
The third phone to be released is the Nokia 3. This model will sport a more inferior processor from Qualcomm, the Snapdragon 425. The display will be a bit smaller than that of the Nokia 5. The three phones will be priced from $149 to $249. All phones are slated for a European release sometime this year. A North American release is still unconfirmed at the moment. For more updates on the Nokia 3310, be sure to check us out on TheBitbag.