Nokia 3310 mobile phone is coming back

That’s right. You heard well, old-school, brick-type of Nokia classic is coming back, but with a small difference. It’s returning as a super high-end smartphone.

Juha Alakarhu, Nokia head of Imaging Technologies, said:

“I’m really excited that we’ve found a way to marry our innovative PureView technology with such a beloved device. With its durable design and iconic look, we think even more people will enjoy our signature PureView magic.”

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Here are the main stats:

Dimensions

  • Height: 113 mm
  • Width: 48 mm
  • Thickness: 22 mm
  • Weight: 133 g

Display and User Interface

  • Display size: 3-inch ‘ClearDiamond’
  • Display resolution: WXGA (1280 x 768)
  • Display features: Brightness control, Nokia Glance screen, Refresh rate 60 Hz, Sunlight readability enhancements, Corning® Gorilla® Glass 3, PureMotion HD+, Sculpted glass, Wide viewing angle
  • Display colors: TrueColor (24-bit/16M)
  • Touch screen technology: Super sensitive touch
  • Sensors: Ambient light sensor, Accelerometer, Proximity sensor, Barometer,
  • Gyroscope, Magnetometer

Keys and Input Methods

  • User Input: Touch + Softkey
  • Operating keys: Volume keys, Camera key, Power/Lock key, Microsoft Home, Navigation keys.

Hardware

  • Connectivity
  • SIM card type: Micro SIM
  • Charging connectors: Micro-USB
  • AV connectors: 3.5 mm audio connector
  • Bluetooth: Bluetooth 4.0
  • Wi-Fi: WLAN IEEE 802.11 a/b/g/n
  • Network: 3G

Battery:

  • Battery capacity: 1430 mAh
  • Battery voltage: 3.7 V
  • Removable battery: Yes
  • Wireless charging: No

Processor

  • Processor type: Dual-core 1.5 GHz

Memory

  • User data storage: In device
  • RAM: 2 GB
  • Mass memory3: 32 GB
  • Free cloud storage: 7 GB

Photography

  • Primary camera sensor size: 41 MP, PureView
  • Camera Focus Type: Auto focus
  • ZEISS optics: Yes
  • Sensor size: 1/1.5 inch
  • Main camera f-number/aperture: f/2.2
  • Camera focal length: 26 mm
  • Camera minimum focus range: 15 cm
  • Camera image formats: JPEG
  • Camera Flash Type: Xenon flash
  • Flash operating range: 4.0 m
  • Flash modes: Off, Automatic, On

Main camera features

  • Main camera – other features: 6-lens optics, Backside-illuminated image sensor, High resolution zoom 3x, Optical image stabilization, PureView

Image capturing

  • Capture modes: Video, Still
  • Scene modes: Automatic, Sports, Night
  • White balance modes: Cloudy, Incandescent, Fluorescent, Daylight, Automatic
  • Light sensitivity: Automatic, ISO 100, ISO 200, ISO 400, ISO 800, ISO 1600, ISO 3200

Video

  • Camera video resolution: 1080p (Full HD, 1920 x 1080)
  • Camera video frame rate: 30 fps
  • Camera video zoom: 6 x
  • Video playback frame rate: 30 fps

Of course it’s an April Fools’ joke :), but it makes us longing for the times when the phones lasted a week on a charge, and there weren’t hundreds of thousands of game titles to choose from, so those Snake sessions turned oh-so-intense. We are certain Nokia would have some customers for this thing, if it manages to indeed pull it off, though we doubt it will last as long on a charge as its original inspiration.

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