HMD Global accepted the reality about the revamped version of the classic phone not having 3G capabilities. It was announced in February 2017 that the new Nokia 3310 will be on the market in the second quarter of the year. According to a press release made by Nokia, it was said that the renewed version of Nokia 3310 will have 2G connection; actually it will be 2.5G technically. However, due to the different price options of the device, there have been rumors for 3G version. However, HMD Global stated in the final release that the device would not have 3G.
The company announced the price of the device would be 49 € in the first statement. There have been different prices in different countries and distributors. In Austria, the price of Nokia 3310 is said to be € 59 while it is € 69.90 in Germany. The Swedish distribution company, Inet, put a different picture; it listed a device called Nokia 3310 3G for a price of 899kr (93 €).
However, HMD Global has never accepted the existence of the Nokia 3310 3G. After all these rumors, the spokesman of the company said there would be just 2G version of Nokia 3310. Namely, the 3G version of the device is just a dream.
The original Nokia 3310 was sold 126 million in 2000. The demand for the renewed version of the device is said to be very high. Many customers pre-order Nokia 3310 for nostalgia.
The renewed version of Nokia 3310 has a 2.4-inch 320 x 240 screen, a 16GB internal storage which can even expanded with a microSD and S30 + operating system. The most important feature of the device is said to have a battery life of 12 hours with 1200mAh battery.