No it is not a rumor. Nokia really is revamping its iconic Nokia 3310 this year. According to VentureBeat, The Finnish Company HMD is now the in charge of developing Nokia Android Phones and intends to announce several new devices at Mobile World Congress 2017 in Barcelona. Nokia hopes to reinvent the 3310 without messing up the reputation of such an iconic device. It will literally steal the show at MWC. Nokia 3310 is the most popular phone in the history and is also the sturdiest phone ever made.
According to latest reports, Nokia 3310 will not just reappear in MWC 2017 but also will be available for purchase around the world soon after. It is not known yet about the exact specs of the phone. Whether it will spot any smart phone feature or come with new features. It is assured that battery life and build quality will be its focus once again. The incredibly competitive pricing of handset will win over nostalgic former owners for use as second phone.
Before the popularity of smart phones, Nokia’s incredibly feature phones had been the absolute behemoth in the mobile world. One of the most recognizable phones was the legendary Nokia 3310 that sold a whopping 126 million units worldwide. After 17 years of its release, it is still renowned for its stellar battery life and near indestructibility.
In this era of smart phone, HMD is betting that there is still a market for Nokia 3310. According to reliable source for VentureBeat, the handset will cost approximately $63. The Nokia 3310 will primarily launch in European markets. The launching plan in the regions like North America has not yet unveiled. Let’s wait till MWC 2017 to find out more about the classic Nokia mobile.
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