HMD will Launch New Nokia Smartphones Today in A Live Event

First off, the new revamped phone is lighter than the original - the new one weighs 79 grams and the original weighed 133 grams - and is available in four shades: gloss red, gloss yellow, matte blue and matte gray. This feature was not present in the original Nokia mobile phone.

First up, the Nokia 5 flaunts a seamless metal body.

Then Nokia 3310 launch showed us how a small camera is inputted into it. The phone seemed to have made its way into puberty after 17 years and has got a whole new look.

The company took a snap of a nostalgia moment, when it brought back the iconic leader of feature phones during its life time by re-launching Nokia 3310.

HMD, Nokia's branded phone manufacturer unveiled the new version of the Nokia 3310 together with the other anticipated Android powered Nokia devices. That means a 5.5-inch Full HD display, a fingerprint scanner, 4GB of RAM, 64GB of storage, microSD expansion, a 16MP rear camera, an 8MP front camera, microUSB connectivity, Dolby Atmos audio, and a 3,000 mAh battery. Nokia 3310 handset now comes in a sleek design and in different bright colours.

So, let's talk about Nokia's return in the budget smartphone market segment. It has a polarise layer on the top of the glass to make the screen more legible under the direct sunlight. It also comes with 2G, FM Radio and Bluetooth 3.0 capabilities with Nokia's SLAM technology.

Described by the company as a "modern classic", the 3310 became a much-loved mobile thanks to its long battery life, resilient casing and collection of features including the game Snake. The Nokia 3310 will be launched globally at a starting price of €49 or ₹ 3460 INR.

According to NetGuide, the 3310 will set you back around $70-80. While the handset might not find many young buyers, it could be easily lapped up in hordes by people who missed the good ol' Nokias of the yore.

There were some brutal comparisons between the Nokia 3310 and various things.

"Why wouldn't you buy it like candy?"

  • Arturo Norris