Reports have surfaced that Nokia is set to relaunch of the Nokia 3310. The reports are yet to be confirmed as the company has not released an official statement. Renowned for it “die hard” capabilities the Nokia 3310 had what we now know as basic features namely durability, long lasting battery life, ringtones and custom phone covers.
The phone was first released in the year 2000 and it is not clear what upgrades will be added to the modern-version of this handset.
Before retiring production in 2005, the 3310 sold 126 million units, making it the the world’s best-selling phone.
Nokia is said to reveal further information about the relaunch of the phone at the Mobile World Congress to be held at the end this month.
Many people have reacted to the news on social media with some people speculating that the device will comeback as a revamped smartphone.
Want to see who will be brave enough to own this new Nokia cellphone
— R. (@Trixx_Ray) February 16, 2017
Just here waiting for the Nokia 3310 relaunch, I am tired of buying new smartphones…
— Bright Chinyimba Jr. (@ChinyimbaJr) February 16, 2017
The Nokia 3310 is gonna bring back so many memories like when my mom whipped my ass cause I blocked her 3310 ???????????? pic.twitter.com/05RtflqPiZ
— ?Mordecai? (@Deemorebz007) February 16, 2017
NOKIA 3310 The Return pic.twitter.com/J68ql01icm
— Jason Pietersen (@jjpietersen) February 16, 2017
So Nokia decided to make a Nokia 3310 that has a touch screen ? ???????????????????????? pic.twitter.com/MbZRkzAGfb
— Ghost ?? (@quency_mbonani) February 16, 2017
The Nokia 3310, one of the world's most famous phones, will be re-launched this month in a revamped version. pic.twitter.com/1n6qYO344Z
— The Spectator Index (@spectatorindex) February 16, 2017
— NPR (@NPR) February 16, 2017
— Best of the Cape (@needham_brad) February 15, 2017
— BBC News (UK) (@BBCNews) February 15, 2017
— ? Valeria M Syah ? (@_Valeriamonica_) February 16, 2017