HMD Global revived the Nokia brand at this year s MWC expo with the launch of the redux Nokia 3310, Nokia 3, Nokia 5 and the global version of Nokia 6. The smartphones have been making a buzz ever since the unveiling, and are expected to be officially available by June latest. Among the smartphones launched, the revival of the Nokia 3310 made the most headlines as it once held the crown of feature phones. The Nokia 3310 is expected to go on sale this year as well. To continue the buzz, HMD Global has organized a contest for users to design a limited packaging of the phone. Also Read - Disney Pixar Filter: How to get and use the 3D cartoon face filter on Snapchat, Instagram, TikTokAlso Read - Instagram will now show ads on Reels just like Stories
The global competition will take place on Instagram and interested people will have to share their artwork for the limited edition packaging of the Nokia 3310. HMD Global will choose one winner amongst the participants who will receive a Nokia 3310 phone and whose design will be showcased by the company. To take part in the competition, users will have to upload their design artwork on Instagram along with the hashtag #3310art and also follow @Nokiamobile on Instagram. HMD Global along with I Love Dust, a UK based design company will judge the design entries. The competition is live now and will go on till May 10 and winners will be announced publicly and via direct message as well by May 17.
On announcing the global competition, Pekka Rantala, CMO of HMD Global said, We re grateful for the incredible support we receive every day from Nokia mobile fans and wanted to do something special to thank them. Design is extremely close to our hearts and something Nokia fans love. We re excited to see the design talent come through from the fans and hope the opportunity to be the sole designer and owner of a one of a kind Nokia 3310 will add to the excitement for Nokia mobile fans too.
HMD Global brought back the Nokia 3310 after around 17 years. Nokia had sold over 100 million units of the sturdy 3310 which has often received the tag of being indestructible . The new Nokia 3310 comes back with better specifications, the highlight being its 1,200mAh which offers 22 hours of talktime with up to one month of standby. Keeping up with the current trends, the Nokia 3310 comes in a refreshed design and will be available in four colors of Warm Red (gloss), Dark Blue (matte), Yellow (gloss) and Grey (matte). ALSO READ: Nokia 3310 hands-on and first impressions
In terms of specifications, the Nokia 3310 features a 2.4-inch QVGA display. It is powered by Nokia series 30+ OS. The Nokia 3310 comes with 16GB of internal storage which is further expandable up to 32GB via a memory card. The feature phone sports a 2-megapixel primary camera with LED flash. Its connectivity options include micro USB (USB 2.0) and Bluetooth with SLAM. ALSO READ: Nokia 3 hands-on and first impressions
HMD Global is yet to announce a release date for the Nokia smartphones and the 3310 in India. While it is confirmed that smartphones will be released in the market sometime around May, there is still no expected date for an India launch. Recently, the Nokia 3, 5 and 6 along with the 3310 were up for pre-orders in the UK with availability starting by June. Keeping track of the prices revealed so far, the Nokia 3310 falls between Rs 3,000 to Rs 5,000. ALSO READ: Nokia 3, Nokia 5, Nokia 6 along with Nokia 3310 listed online in the UK; price, availability details revealed