Nokia 3310, 'the most reliable phone ever made', to be re-launched at MWC 2017

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Nokia will re-launch the 3310, perhaps the best-loved and most resilient phone in history.

The phone, originally released in 2000 and in many ways beginning the modern age of mobiles, will be sold as a way of getting lots of battery life in a nearly indestructible body.

The new incarnation of the old 3310 will be sold for just €59, and so likely be pitched as a reliable second phone to people who fondly remember it the first time around. It will be revealed at Mobile World Congress later this month, according to leaker Evan Blass who first revealed the details.
http://www.independent.co.uk/life-s...on-price-leaks-details-revealed-a7578941.html

Ah the memories of when a phone would last a week between charges....! :eek:
 

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Ahh, yes, those were the days. :D


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A Motorola DynaTAC 8000X circa 1983. :D

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I loved my 3310 - I can see why people would want one of those again! :)
 

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My favourite Nokia phone was 6310i. A gem.

I remember my first time. ;)

A Nokia 1610 - it took a full sized (credit card) SIM, felt like it weighed a metric tonne and was butt ugly. But I loved it and I was one of the first of our group of friends to have a mobile. :D

I had an 8210 at some point and that was amazing, smaller than a deck of ten fags and would go forever on one charge!

God I feel old now.... :cry:
 

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I had a 3210 and loved it so much! My first phone was a Philips TCD128, and getting the 3210 felt like total luxury. I remember it did predictive text which was amazing! Awesome phone :)

Can't wait to see the new incarnation of the 3310! :thumb:
 
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I wondered if they would at least give it Bluetooth at re-launch to allow it to be used hands-free in a car without the old school earphone set you had to buy or car fit mount, but it seems they are relaunching it exactly the same as it used to be.

Still, Awesome phone. I had one or two of them - with the customisable cases.... They were great!
 

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Well I suppose it might be handy to have a phone that can survive the upcoming apocalypse :lol:
 

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I owned my first mobile phone from early '96 and tbh I haven't a clue what it was, but it worked. It may have been a Nokia but not sure.

A phone is a phone is a phone. I can make and receive calls? Yes? Sorted :D
 

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I kinda like it. Not that I'd have one, but that is the perfect phone for my folks! :D
 

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1 month standby time! :thumb:

Is it bad that the think I took away from watching that video is learning that you can buy a working Star Trek communicator?! :lol:
 

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Is it bad that the think I took away from watching that video is learning that you can buy a working Star Trek communicator?! :lol:
lol, yeah he did a review of one, I think he's a huge ST geek. :)

 
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