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Nokia 3310 3G: Variant of popular feature phone with 3G announced
Nokia brought back its 3310 feature phone that was popular in the previous decade for its durability at the MWC 2017 event earlier in the year, and now a variant of the device with 3G network capabilities has been announced. The Nokia 3310 3G was unveiled by HMD Global, the company with the license to manufacture smartphones with the Nokia branding on them.
The Nokia 3310 3G is similar to the standard variant with just 2G, but some changes have been made to its design and software to complement its advanced network capabilities and justify its higher price tag.
Nokia 3310 3G Review
Software & Camera
The Nokia 3310 3G comes running on the Feature OS that’s powered by the Java interface out of the box. It has a retro user interface that can be customised and allows you to tweak the icon colours and position. The phone has a 2MP camera at the back placed below a LED flash.
Design & Display
The feature phone has a 2.4-inch display with a QVGA (240 * 320) pixel resolution. The display is curved outwardly and has a window-like colour which adds to the aesthetics of the phone.
It is 13.35 millimetres thick and has a T9 keyboard layout with spaced-out keys for easy typing.
Memory, Battery & Connectivity
The 3310 3G comes with 64MB of default internal storage which can be expanded up to 32GB using an external microSD card. It comes in single and dual SIM variants, both of which support 3G network bands.
The smartphone has Bluetooth 2.1, a micro-USB port for charging and data transfers, and is compatible with FM Radio. It packs a 1200mAh battery that offers up to 6.5 hours of talk time and up to 27 hours of standby time.
Nokia 3310 3G Full Specifications
- 2.4-inch curved window colour display with QVGA (240 x 320) pixel resolution.
- Single SIM – 84.9g.
- Dual SIM – 88.2g.
- Dimensions: 117 * 52.4 * 13.35 mm
- 64MB internal storage, expandable up to 32GB via microSD.
- 2MP rear camera with LED flash.
- 3.5mm audio jack, FM radio & MP3 music player.
- Bluetooth 2.1 & micro USB.
- Single SIM – Dual band 900/1800 MHz +3G Band 1 and 8.
- Dual SIM – Quad band GSM 850/900/1800/1900 + 3G Band 1, 2, 5, 8.
- 1200mAh battery with up to 6.5 hours of talk time and up to 27 days standby time.
- Java-powered Feature OS.
How much is Nokia 3310 3G?
The Nokia 3310 3G comes in many colour variants including Charcoal, Azure, Yellow and Warm Red, all with matte finish and silver keypads. It costs $81 and will go on sale from the middle of October.