HMD’s revived Nokia 3310 classic mobile gets 3G


Nokia brand licensee HMD Global is doubling down on the tech nostalgia card it pulled out back in February, by announcing a 3G version of the colorful candybar Nokia 3310 — now with support for a handful of apps.

So as well as talk, text and the classic Nokia Snake game, it now touts the ability for the 3310 3G to use apps like Facebook, Twitter and Skype — largely thanks to the presence of a 3G radio (vs the slower and possibly unsupported, depending on carrier and market, 2G GSM tech used in the 3310 announced earlier this year).

Given the presence of 3G, HMD has decided to beef up the size of the handset slightly — it’s 13.29% greater volume to be precise — saying it’s been ergonomically redesigned to enable more spacing between the buttons to make the typing…

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