Nokia 3310 starts shipping, confirms company

Nokia confirms that it has started shipping the revived Nokia 3310 feature phone

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Highlights

    • Nokia confirms Nokia 3310 shipping
    • Expected to launch soon in India
    • HMD Global holding an event in India on May 8

Just a few hours ago Nokia had posted a teaser video revealing its new smartphones will launch soon and now the company has shared yet another post announcing the classic Nokia 3310 shipment. The company took to its official Nokia Mobile twitter account to confirm that it has started shipping the revived Nokia 3310 phone.

“Your 17 year wait is over, now shipping. #Nokia3310,” the tweet reads. The company has put out a 0.25second video as well teasing the phone is now shipping. “Are you ready? I’m on my way,” said the video.

In a similar report, FoneArena citing an HMD Spokesperson said that the details regarding the pricing and availability of the Nokia 3310 phone in India will be revealed soon. The HMD Spokesperson via FoneArena said,”We know there is keen interest in when the Nokia 3310 will be available. We will be making announcements in the coming weeks regarding availability and price in India. Stay tuned for more…”

To refresh, the revamped Nokia 3310 feature phone was unveiled at the MWC 2017 in Barcelona. HMD Global, the parent company for Nokia’s new smartphones at the MWC event announced that the Nokia 3310 along with the new Nokia Android phones will be launched globally in between May and June this year.

The revived Nokia 3310 is not an Android powered device, but rather run on the Series 30+ operating system. It sports a 2.4-inch QVGA curved display. The revived Nokia 3310 boasts of long lasting 1200mAh battery life which the company claims to deliver up to a month’s worth of standby time. The phone offers 16GB internal storage which can be further expanded up to 32GB via a microSD card. Other features on the phone include a physical keypad, a 2MP camera with flash, FM radio and MP3 player. The Nokia 3310 comes with the classic Snake game and supports 2G connectivity only. The handset has a few colour options to choose- Glossy Yellow, Red, Matte Grey and Dark Blue.

HMD Global had already sent invites for an event in India on Monday, May 8 where it is expected to announce the details regarding the availability of the new Nokia smartphones.