HMD Global rumored to revive the iconic handset Nokia 3310
Nokia’s most well-revered handset is said to make a comeback in a world full of smartphones.
Nokia’s comeback in the mobile phone race may not just be for Smartphones at all following their release of the new Nokia 6 as the new handset production owner HMD Global has just reportedly been rumored to be working on an homage to the brand’s most iconic handset model, the Nokia 3310.
Reported by Evan Blass via Venturebeat, HMD is said to be unveiling the updated version of the 3310, adding to their basic phone lineup together with the recently released Nokia 150, at the upcoming Mobile World Congress happening later this Feb in Barcelona, Spain.
First released back in 2000, the Nokia 3310 has a legacy of being one of the most popular handsets in history and is highly known for its lengthy battery life and a “nearly indestructible” build. The phone also offered a lot of customization options via different Xpress on cases, many of which are produced by third party manufacturers, and threaded SMS Support of up to 456 characters.
HMD’s new Nokia 3310 handset will be unveiled later this month and is said to have a starting price of €59 (~USD 63/~PHP 3,100).