If you have been an early adopter of mobile phones, you might be already knowing the hugely popular Nokia 3310 from 2000. The Nokia 3310 was one of the most selling feature phones till date and was released in 2000. It also gained popularity because of the sturdy build quality and the snake game which came bundled in the phone. Now, Nokia has re-launched the 3310 with new features, design and looks, at the Mobile World Congress 2017. While Nokia will not be looking at selling the new device in large numbers, it has gone by the public sentiment for this model.
Here are the 6 new features in the Nokia 3310 announced at MWC 2017.
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1. New Design:
The new Nokia 3301 comes with a more refined design when compared to older 3310. While the company has made the new device a bit more funkier than the old one, they have retained the old style. The device is slimmer and also comes in 4 color options including Yellow, Red (both glossy), Blue and Grey (matte finish).
While the old 3310 did not come with any camera (camera was not a feature of mobile phones back then), the new 3310 comes with 2MP rear camera along with an LED flash. While there isn’t anything to write about the camera as such, we are expecting this to be a decent camera for a feature phone. Also, the addition of a flash helps in low light photos.
The display on the new Nokia 3310 is a 2.4 inch QVGA color display compared to black and white one on the older 3310. The display also has curved window with polarized layer for better readability in sunlight.
4. Micro SD card Support:
Most of the features phones come with limited storage, but Nokia has managed to add a micro SD card support on the new 3310 which comes with 16MB of storage. The microSD card slot has support up to 32 GB.
5. Battery Life:
Nokia 3310 (2017) comes with a 1200mAh battery and company claims a battery life of 22 hours for talk time. The standby time is upto 31 days and music playback is 51 hours. The phone also comes with FM radio which can be played for 39 hours.
6. New UI:
Nokia 3310 comes with Nokia Series 30+ OS and has custom designed user interface brings a fresh look to a classic phone. The UI and icons definitely looks better than the original phone.