The return of phone Nokia 3310 has created a lot of buzz in the world of mobiles where new flagship smartphones with advanced features are launched every now and then. Nokia first launched 3310 model in September 2000 and it became its best-selling model of that period. The new version of Nokia 3310 has some tweaks as compared to its original version. For those who are anxious to know how exactly the new Nokia 3310 has changed from its classic version, let’s have a look at the comparison below.
|OLD Nokia 3310 ( 2000 )
|NEW Nokia 3310 (2017)
|113 x 48 x 44 mm
|115.6 x 51 x 12.8mm
|84 x 84 pixels
|320 x 240 pixels
|Yes (upto 32Gb)
|No. of SIMs
New Nokia 3310 (2017) Vs. Old Nokia 3310 (2000)
Design and Construction
Nokia 3310, when it was originally launched in 2000 was known for its sturdiness. The new version of 3310 has maintained the design and construction since it has come up with the same candy-bar style look.
The original Nokia 3310 measured 113 x 48 x 44mm and weighed 133g. The phone had 12 numeric keypads along with the power and navigation buttons.
The new Nokia 3310 is a bit slimmer and emphasis is laid on its ergonomic design to make it comfortable to hold. Its dimensions are 115.6 x 51 x 12.8mm, means it is slightly taller than its previous version and is lighter with a weight of 79.8g.
The 2000 version Nokia 3310 had a monochrome display that could display 5 lines of text. With a resolution of 84 x 84 pixels, you could play only graphic-limited games.
With QVGA technology, offering 320 X 240 pixels resolution, the display is much-improvised offering full colors though it does not carry a touch screen.
The original Nokia 3310 featured very limited connectivity featuring only 2G GSM with no Bluetooth, Wi-Fi or radio. The new Nokia 3310 (2017) offers some additional connectivity options that include 2.5 G GSM, Bluetooth, and Radio.
Having a camera on phones in the year 2000 was not a common sight and Nokia’s handsets were no exception. The new Nokia 3310 is equipped with a basic 2MP camera with no flash or zoom options, though.
The Nokia 3310(2000) was equipped with basic calling and texting features. The New Nokia 3310(2017) provides better navigation by displaying 3×3 menu icons consisting of calculator, contacts, snake, call logs, photos, and messages for quick access. The game “Snake” is looks different as it offers some additional advanced moves.
The former Nokia 3310 was packed with 900mAH battery that would last for days. The new Nokia 3310 is equipped with a 1200mAH battery with standby time of one month which is far better than the original version.
Ever since the HMD global has announced the launch of new version of Nokia 3310, the news has generated curiosity and anticipation among devoted Nokia customers. Priced at £41, this retro phone is more searched online than many new flagship smartphones. DO share your views on this new Nokia 3310 in the comments section below.
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