Nokia introduced its new old model, the reimagined Nokia 3310, a legend of its time.
Its price is set at 49 EUR, which sounds pretty affordable, yet compared to smartphones most people use today, we can't help but think what exactly is it that we get for that price.
Obviously, it's main advantage is the standby time, which is said to be up to a month (744 hours). A month! And it offers about 22 hours of active use, meaning it can go for days without a charger. We usually need to recharge smartphones batteries every night, so if you're traveling somewhere, having a phone that allows you to be available at all times (and is also very light weight), is pretty neat. The problem is, though, that Nokia 3310 only works with 2.5G mobile networks, while our smartphones currently run on 4G, soon to move forward to 5G. It supports GSM 900 MHz and 1800 MHz, which is fine, if you're in Europe or Asia, but if you're in the US, the frequencies used are 850 MHz and 1900 MHz, meaning it won't work there.
With the new Nokia 3310 you will also be able to do all the basic things, like making phone calls and sending text messages (obviously), make pretty bad pictures and videos (2 MP with a LED flash camera), listen to radio FM and mp3s, use calculator, alarm clock and calendar, play games and (slowly) browse the internet via Opera. But you can forget about using any apps, GPS or social media services. It's impossible to install them.
The new Nokia 3310 will be available in four distinct colors: Warm Red and Yellow, both with a gloss finish, and Dark Blue and Grey both with a matte finish.
More to follow.