Once again, the Nokia Company has surfaced with a new treat of the good old Nokia 3310. Developed by HMD and released in Feb 2017 (very new), I found it crucial to release a review of this new gadget in town. As the name suggests is a Nokia branded phone, so for sure don’t worry about the quality and intense satisfaction it can deliver to the users. The phone comes with powerful features like a long standing battery, mobile games, attractive colors to choose, custom design user interface. Headphone jack for your tunes e.t.c. Nokia 3310 run on Series 30 operating system. For those with a tight budget, don’t worry Nokia 3310 is considerably cheap.
Nokia 3310 has a dimension of 115.60 height x 51.00 width x 12.80thickness, with a weight of 133grams which is relatively lighter hence portable. The mix and variety of colors make the phone attractive.
Phone battery capacity is 1200(mAh), hence long lasting and can sustain the user for more than 22hours talk time or possibly a month if the phone is left on standby .if you think that is only wondering about this phone battery, well, you’re wrong.The battery is removable and the phone has a Micro-USB port makes charging simple.
Screen and Display
Nokia 3310 is of TFT display type which is a little improvement to this old school phone and relatively makes it a bit hot. With a resolution of 240 x 320 pixels, which no doubt a small resolution as compared to other phones, however, the user can able to view pictures and most graphic content. The phone has a screen size of 2.4 inches which is 30.3% screen-to-body ratio which of course is the best ratio for every phone. Screen window polarized and curved makes for better readability in sunlight.
Phone provide a vibrant alert feature like MP3 songs and vibration with clear user control sound that is not irritating to the user, besides that it accommodates loudspeaker for that user with the hearing challenge.
The camera of Nokia 3310 is quite wonderful. The phone has 2 MP rear camera with LED flash for simple snaps and can allow video capture, however, it lacks a front camera which is considerable its demerits.
The phone has internal storage of 16MB, which can be expanded due to external storage on a microSD card slot that supports up to 32GB. Hence left the user with no worry about available storage capacity. In addition to, Nokia 3310 has phone books and call record that can act as a reminder to the user.
Nokia 3310 allow Bluetooth connectivity that allows sharing of media materials and other useful documents with another mobile user irrespective of the phone used, in addition to it has dual sim slots that allow the use of more than sim cards hence more convenient to those with different sim cards. It uses a GSM model of 2G that allow texting and making calls and can accommodate FM radio. However, the phone does not allow 4G or 3G and WiFi connection hence one of its limitation.
Nokia 3310 Pros & Cons
Nokia 3310 Pros:
- A longer battery life
- A large internal storage memory.
- Attractive design with different color option for the user to choose from.
- Single SIM and dual SIM variants
Nokia 3310 Cons:
- It has a poor camera resolution of 2MP
- Doesn’t allow 3G or 4G connection
- Lack front camera that allows selfies
- Has a lower screen resolution of 240 x 320 pixels
Nokia 3310 in a nutshell
Operating system: Series 30 Memory: 16MB internal memory and expanded 32GB Screen Size: 2.4 inches Camera: 2MP (rear) Type: 2G dual-sim Phone. Approximate Price: $77