HMD Global unveiled Nokia-branded smartphones at the MWC 2017 expo and also revived the 17-year old Nokia 3310. Pre-orders for the Nokia 3, 5 and 6 along with the 3310 have already begun in the UK with availability starting by June. Among the smartphones launched, the Nokia 3310 was the highlight as it was once held the crown for feature phones. Nokia has now announced that the 3310 has started shipping globally thereby confirming that the phone will be available very soon. Also Read - Airtel uses Nokia equipment to successfully conduct first 5G trial in Eastern IndiaAlso Read - HMD launches a budget smartphone dubbed Nokia X100: Check price, specs
Nokia has released a teaser video on their social media platforms with the caption Your 17 year wait is over, now shipping. The video shows the Nokia 3310 in all its four colors of Warm Red, Dark Blue, Yellow and Grey. While there hasn t been any word on the availability details of the Nokia 3310 in India, it is confirmed that the announcement will be made in the coming weeks. The pricing details of the Nokia 3310 for India will also be revealed. Coincidently, HMD Global will be hosting an event on Monday in India which would be an interaction with the company s CFRO Juho Sarvikas. While it isn t confirmed that the announcement would be made at this particular event, a possibility is highly speculated.
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HMD Global seems to be highly banking on the once popular 3310. The company has even started an Instagram contest for a limited edition packaging design of the Nokia 3310. The competition which will continue till May 10 will reward the winner with a Nokia 3310 unit. Nokia has sold over 100 million units of the 3310 proving to be the company s most popular phone and also receiving the tag of being indestructible . The redux Nokia 3310 comes with better specifications mainly the 1,200mAh battery offering 22 hours of talktime with up to one month of standby. ALSO READ: Nokia 3310 hands-on and first impressions
In terms of specifications, the new 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 can be further expanded up to 32GB via a memory card. For photography, the Nokia 3310 sports a 2-megapixel primary camera with LED flash. Its connectivity options include micro USB (USB 2.0) and Bluetooth with SLAM. Keeping a track of the different prices revealed so far, the Nokia 3310 is expected to be priced 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