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May 16, in Russia started selling a remake of the legendary Nokia 3310. The cost of the device will be 3990 rubles, which is 30% more than originally anticipated
The Finnish company Global HMD licensed to release devices under the Nokia brand, announced the beginning of sales of the remake keypad Nokia 3310 in Russia, the correspondent of RBC from the presentation in Moscow. The cost of the phone will be 3990 rubles. the manufacturer stated that for the European market price of €49 (3039 RUB at the current rate).
That sales of the new version of Nokia 3310 will start on 16 may, RBK reported earlier, citing sources in the Russian retailers. The first model was introduced in 2000 and became famous for its “indestructibility” and capacious battery. The new version features a 2-megapixel camera, MicroSD slot and MP3 player. The device can work in talk mode and a month in standby mode, as was the case with the previous version of Nokia 3310. The phone is available in four colors: glossy red and yellow and matte grey and blue. Officially about the plans to launch a new version of the famous model was announced at mobile world Congress (Mobile World Congress MWC) in February this year in Barcelona.
In addition, the company introduced in Russia Android-smartphone Nokia 3, Nokia 5, Nokia 6, also first shown in the framework of the MWC. Nokia 6 will go on sale 30 June, its recommended price — 15 thousand rubles., Nokia 5 and Nokia 3 — on 15 June at a price of RUB 9990 12990 rubles, respectively.
Nokia 3 got an 8-megapixel front and 8-megapixel main camera, the screen has a diagonal of 5 inches. The smartphone supports LTE and also has a slot for a memory card. Nokia 5 is made in an aluminum casing, the display is 5.2 inches, the resolution main camera — 13, while the front — 8 megapixels. The older model Nokia 6 has a 5.5 inch screen, fingerprint scanner, a main chamber 16 on front and 8 megapixels. All three models have the latest version of the Android operating system Nougat.
As revived the legendary Nokia
HMD Global has exclusive rights to the Nokia brand in may 2016, when Microsoft, who had formerly bought the mobile division of the Finnish manufacturer sold it as an “unwanted asset”. As part of the transaction to the HMD withdrew the rights to the design, the use of the Nokia brand on phones and tablets until 2024 and some of the patents of Finnish corporations in the cellular standards.
The Assembly of the phones went to a Chinese Foxconn, which will now produce all branded phones under the Nokia brand and other products from the HMD. The deal was estimated at $350 million.