HMD Global has confirmed that the new Nokia 3310 will go on sale in South Africa and Nigeria. The device will launch in South Africa in mid-june at a price of R699 (Ksh.5,532.62 / $53.48) and will be sold through mobile carrier MTN.
To refresh your memory, the new Nokia 3310 is running Nokia’s Series 30+ software, a 2.4-inch QVGA polarized and curved display, a 2 MP camera, 16MB internal storage expandable via Micro SD card up to 32GB, 2G network connectivity with internet access via Opera Mini browser and a removable 200 mAh battery.
The new Nokia 3310 is available in four colours: glossy red and glossy yellow and matte blue and grey.
HMD Global unveiled the refreshed version of the Nokia 3310 back in February, saying it took the original Nokia 3310 and “reimagined it for 2017”.
The device started selling in the UK last week for £49.99 and it instantly sold out.
However, if you are not really feeling this particlar Nokia 3310, Caviar – a luxurious phone seller – released its own verion of the Nokia 3310 that features a lot of, a Russian president portrait on it and retails for $1690.
We do not have information of how much the Nokia 3310 (2017) will retail for in Nigeria but we do know it is going to sell in Nigeria.
When we asked HMD about the availability of the device in Kenya, this is what they had to say, “…Further announcements will be made for other key markets as it becomes available. At this stage we’ve only confirmed South Africa and Nigeria.”
Here’s an interesting story about the older Nokia 3310: The Old Nokia 3310 is Being Used as a Sex Toy – Survey