HMD Global has officially unveiled the Nokia 3310 4G smartphone in China. In the home country, the Nokia 3310 4G will be available through China Mobile, GizmoChina, reports. The handset is running on YunOS, Alibaba Group’s OS based on Android Open Source Project (AOSP). And, it comes with some advanced features such as Wi-Fi and Wi-Fi Hotspot.
In terms of appearance, the newly announced Nokia 3310 4G resembles with the original Nokia 3310 (2017) that was unveiled at the Mobile World Congress (MWC) tech expo in February last year. It measures 117 x 52.4 x 13.35 mm and it weighs 88.1 grams. Compared to last year’s model, the Nokia 3310 4G is slightly taller and thicker.
The handset can be availed in color choices like Fresh Blue and Dark Black. Like the Nokia 3310 (2017), the 4G variant may arrive in more color options in the near future.
The Nokia 3310 4G carries support for single micro-SIM card. It features a 2.4-inch display that supports a resolution of 320 x 240 pixels. A polarizing film is placed on the display of the phone that allow users to view the contents of the screen clearly under direct sunlight. The handset can be availed in internal storage choices of 256 MB and 512 MB. It also supports up to 64 GB microSD card on its external storage slot. For photography, it is fitted with an LED enabled 2-megapixel snapper on its back panel.
The connectivity features available on the Nokia 3310 4G are 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, microUSB, Bluetooth 4.0, and 3.5mm audio jack. It is fueled by a 1,200mAh battery that offers 5 hours of talk time on 4G VoLTE and 12 days of standby time on 4G VoLTE.
The Nokia 3310 4G is now listed on the official Nokia Mobile website (Chinese edition). It is expected to be available through China Mobile stores in the home country starting from next. HMD Global may announce the global edition of the Nokia 3310 4G at MWC 2018 tech exhibition in the coming month.
According to Digit, Reliance Jio will reportedly partner with HMD Global to launch the Nokia 3310 4G in India. The carrier is expected to make the handset available in the country with bundled voice and data offers. HMD Global is also expected to launch newer editions of Nokia N-Gage and E72 phones with 4G.