The "Indestructible" Nokia 3310 Is Making A Comeback

The most resilient and reliable phone ever made is coming back to disrupt the mobile market.

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Seventeen years after it was launched, Nokia's famous and iconic handset, the 3310, is reportedly making a comeback later this month

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The phone, first released in 2010, was known for its long battery life as well as its sturdy, almost indestructible body.

None can compare to the 3310. None.

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The original version was retired in 2005. According to Nokia, it had sold 126 million units, making it the world’s best-selling phone.

According to a report from leaker Evan Blass, Finnish company HMD Global - who won exclusive rights to produce Nokia phones - will launch a “modern version” of 3310 at the annual Mobile World Congress (MWC) in Barcelona this month

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Sadly, the phone will initially be available only to European and North American consumers and will cost €59 (RM277).

There are no further details about how close the new version will be to the original. But we're hoping the addictive Snake game will make a return!

Aside from the 3310, the company is set to announce four new phones at the event, including the Android-based Nokia 6

The Nokia 6 went on sale exclusively in China late last year for M1699 Chinese yuan (around RM1100).

The Android Nougat phone has a 5.5-inch screen, Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 processor, 4GB of RAM, 64GB of storage and a 16MP rear-facing camera.

The other three handsets tipped to be announced include a mid-tier Nokia 5 and an entry-level Nokia 3.

Netizens have welcome the possible release with enthusiasm:

Fingers crossed for a local release!

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