After long months of speculation HMD Global has finally revealed the release date of its highly anticipated comeback phone, the Nokia 3310. While the dates for the India launch have still not been talked about, HMD Global has announced the release dates of the Nokia 3310 (2017) in parts of Europe. Also Read - Nokia C20 Plus budget smartphone launched: Check specs, price and other detailsAlso Read - Nokia C01 Plus with an upgraded processor and bigger battery launched
According to TechRadar, HMD Global has confirmed that starting May 24, the Nokia 3310 will begin to be rolled out. On May 24, the Nokia 3310 will be made available for purchase in the UK, followed by the launch in Germany on May 26. Finally, the feature phone will be released in Netherlands and Belgium on June 5, as per the report. Also Read - Apple’s Craig Federighi admits the level of Mac malware is not acceptable, iOS fairs better
Last month, HMD Global had also announced the retail price of the revamped Nokia 3310 in Europe. As per the announcement, the Nokia 3310 (2017) will come with a price tag of GBP 49.99 (roughly Rs 4,180) in the UK and EUR 59.99 (roughly Rs 4,210) in other European countries. In Austria, Nokia 3310 is priced at EUR 58 while in Germany, the cost is between EUR 59 and EUR 69. Some carriers have also listed the price as EUR 53. ALSO READ: Nokia 3310 hands-on and first impressions
A new 3G version of the phone also cropped up in Sweden retailing at EUR 93 (Rs 6,500 approximately). The listing, initially treated as a leak for the yet-to-be-announced 3G version of Nokia 3310, was soon dismissed by HMD Global. However, Inet, the retailer, continues to list the phone for 899kr or a little over EUR 93. The availability for the 3G version is said to be May.
As for India, about two weeks ago, in a statement to BGR India, HMD Global had said that the date of launch and availability of the new Nokia 3310 will be announced in the coming weeks (and we are still waiting!). ALSO READ: Nokia 3310 India pricing, availability to be announced in coming weeks: HMD
Nokia 3310 specifications, features
The refreshed Nokia 3310, as opposed to its 17-year-old cousin, comes with a color display, S30+ OS, camera, 2G support, Micro-USB port, and in a variety of color options like orange, yellow, blue, and, gray.
In terms of specifications, Nokia 3310 comes with a 2.4-inch TFT display, and is pre-loaded with the iconic Snake game. The phone is a dual-SIM device and supports micro-SIM. On the back is a 2-megapixel camera with LED flash. The inbuilt memory is 16GB (expandable up to 32GB). Nokia 3310 also sports a 2,100mAh removable battery. ALSO READ: HMD Global to manufacture Nokia 3310 in India