If the launch of the revamp model of the classic Nokia 3310 was not exciting enough, then HMD Global has more in the store. The old school feature phone, which was one of the highest selling basic set of the brand, was unveiled by the Finnish mobile maker earlier this year along with their bunch of Android smartphones including Nokia 3, Nokia 5 and Nokia 6. However, now the company has decided to launch a limited edition variant of their Nokia 3310.
Recently, HMD Global announced on their Nokia mobile Instagram page that it is looking for artistes who can add a creative flavor to the Nokia 3310 design under its limited edition. The forum will be open to all. The interested people can follow @NokiaMobile and upload their original artwork on the social media platform page with hashtag #3310art to register themselves in the contest.
The designs will be moderated by HMD Global and a UK-based design studio, I Love Dust. The selected work will get a chance to be featured on the limited edition variant of Nokia 3310. The contest will be open for global participation and run till May 10. You can stay updated on the latest details by keeping a tab on the Instagram page of @NokiaMobile.
The re-modeled version of Nokia 3310 comes with quirky elements packed in a curved frame. Though it had phased out from the market almost a decade back, the classic handset is still popular for its rock solid durability and powerful battery capacity.
In terms of specifications, the latest Nokia 3310 comes with a 2.4 inches color display and runs S30+ operating system for internet surfing. It will have a 2.5 G network connectivity but won't support 4G LTE or WiFi.
The USP the handset is its month-long battery backup which approximately can deliver up to 22-hour talk time, almost 10 times more than the older version.
Nokia 3310 is equipped with a 2MP rear camera and comes with its famous ‘Snake’ game. The pre-installed app is named ‘Snake II’. The other popular games in the phone are Pairs ll, Space Impact, and Bantumi.
Nokia 3310 comes with an improved design and vibrant color options – Yellow, Warm Red, Dark Blue, and Grey. Nokia 3310 price is Dubai UAE is approximately 189 AED.