Tech: Iconic Nokia 3310 handset may get a reboot and relaunch at Mobile World Congress

The Nokia 3310 handset
The Nokia 3310 handset. Pic/Evan Blass' official Twitter account

According to tipster Evan Blass, Nokia is expected to introduce a modern version of it's classic 3310 handset. Known for it's extended battery life, the pre-loaded Snake II game and durable build, the Nokia 3310 was released as a replacement of the then-popular 3210.

The Nokia 3310 is reportedly priced at Eur 59 (Approx. Rs 4,166).


Announced on September 1, 2000, the Nokia 3310 was one of the best selling mobile phones with 126 million units sold worldwide.

It has gained a cult status today and is still widely acclaimed by enthusiasts.

Besides that Nokia is expected to announce four other handsets on February 26, at the Mobile World Congress (MWC) in Barcelona.

Finnish manufacturer HMD Global, retains exclusive rights to the Nokia brand. Besides already unveiling the Nokia 6 in China, HMD is planning to introduce two more Android 7.0 Nougat devices, the Nokia 5 and Nokia 3 respectively.

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