Friday, 9 June 2017

New Nokia 3310 UK Release Date is Here!

The relaunch of legendary Nokia 3310 took the world by surprise when the Finnish company announced its release date in Barcelona. The news made fans rejoice and took us back to the early 2000 when it was first launched. It was ahead of it's time and was termed as unbreakable due to it's hardy design. The announcement came as a shock as people wondered that whether the re imagined model would work in the modern times of smartphones and tablets. However, the company is banking upon the nostalgia factor and is positive that it will have its respective buyers from all over the world.

With the tagline of " modern classic reimagined" the developed model of the new Nokia 3310 has been improved and customized slightly from the previous handset retaining the trademark features with some added new attributes.

Back in the time, this model was famous for being "unbreakable “, having an extended battery life about two weeks and the world was introduced to the mind puzzling Snake game. People didn't care about carrying a charger every time while going out. Lighter than the old model, the new phone retains the original shape like that of a brick and is sturdy as well.

However to cope with the present time, it comes with new added characteristics like the camera. It has a 2MP back camera with a LED flash which can also be utilized as a torch. The phone lacks front camera, an important aspect of the smartphone. The options of self-timer and different image modes are available to choose from in this version.

The 2.4" curved out screen ropes in the users for a better reading experience. Unlike the smartphones there is an absence of high resolution as this handset comes with a resolution of 240*320 pixels. It also comes with a 3.5 mm jack and an internal inbuilt memory of 16 mb which can be extended up to 32 gb through the micro SD card. It may be disappointing for the users so use of the memory card slot is must. The Opera browser and the Opera mobile store is pre-installed which includes important applications like the calculator, calendar, weather etc.

It has the additional features of Bluetooth, text message, 22 hour talktime, standby time for about a month, micro USB port, Nokia series 30+ operating system and 2.5G network. The model is available in both single sim and duel sim variant with a removable battery. Users can have their handsets from the several color options like the glossy warm red and yellow or the matte finish grey and dark blue.

Nokia 3310 does have some drawbacks as it doesn't support Java applications. There is availability of a music streaming device, no navigation application. The screen tends to be scratched easily.

The phone is ready to hit the stores on 24 May will cost much less than the original. It would be available to all major retailers and operators. According to one of the major retailer, the demand for the retrophone is astonishing and fans are waiting eagerly for it. There has been a rush in signing up to get hold of the Nostalgic 3310 for its long battery life, hardiness and pure nostalgia.

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