Nokia 3310 the phone which carries with it the legacy of the most robust mobile phone in the world, and is about to launch in India. HMD global has today sent an email communication to media partners including Candytech and confirmed the Price and availability of the Nokia 3310.
The Nokia 3310 will go on sale in India on 18 May 2017 and will be priced at Rs. 3310 in the country. The smartphone will be available across major stores in retail and may likely get listed on-line too on major e-commerce portals like Amazon and Flipkart.
Earlier it was alleged that the smartphone will be priced at Rs 3899 and will start sale on 17th May 2017. But now after the official confirmation the device will start sale in India on 18th May 2017 for Rs 3310 ( Nokia has matched the price with the model name – 3310).
The price seems to be too high considering it is just a 2G phone, you can buy 4G smartphones in this price range. A sub 3K price would have been better and considering Indian market Rs. 2000 would have been ideal to sell some numbers.
NOKIA 3310 (2017) India Sale Date 18 May
Nokia 3310 is a feature phone and may get some good sales volumes in the feature phone market. A lot of buyers may want it as a second phone to use for calls only.
The strategy by HMD digital and Nokia mainly focuses on regaining the market position of Nokia.
Anyone in today’s smartphone world would not prefer Nokia 3310 as there primary phone but that said Nokia 3310 might be the best secondary phone available for calling and listening music.
The Nokia 3310 is known for it’s toughness and rigidity. It has almost all the basic functions like calculator, calender, stopwatch, games, alarm and you can even use it as your music player by simply plugging in your earphones or headphones or use the speaker on the Nokia 3310.
The new Nokia 3310 now features a 2.4” inch QVGA curved display with a polarized layer for better readability in sunlight.
The design and buttons now look beautiful and ergonomic.
Nokia 3310 will be available in four color variants including Warm Red and Yellow with a gloss finish and Dark Blue and Grey both with a matte finish. The phone now features a 2 MP camera with LED flash to capture day to day life snaps.
The device is available both in single and double sim variants. For connectivity it has 2G network for calls and texting, Micro USB(USB 2.0.), Bluetooth 3.0 with Nokia’s patented SLAM technology.
OLD Nokia 3310
The Nokia 3310 will not work with the JIO network as it does not come with the support for VOLTE.
The device also comes with a 3.5mm audio jack and can be considered to offer good quality music content.
The major highlight of the phone is its 1200 mAh battery which can provide you with a talk time of upto 22.1 hours and a maximum standby time of upto one month which is enormous.
You can even enjoy some time passing games like Snake on your Nokia 3310. The device comes with 16GB of onboard storage which can be further expanded upto 32GB.
You can consider buying one if you love Nokia and want a durable phone with good battery life and a portable cute design. Nokia 3310 is tempting but would you buy it.