Nokia revives the legendary 6310 telephone with a bigger, curvy show


There was some extent in historical past, no less than in my thoughts, when Nokia 6310 was the very best telephone you could possibly get. Extra superior than the 3xxx collection and but not as cumbersome because the Communicator, the Nokia 6310 was the telephone to get within the early aughts if cash was no object, and getting issues executed was the precedence.

Now, HMD World, which owns the Nokia model, has launched a remake of the Nokia 6310 below the identical title. As is typical of Nokia’s remakes, it is an inexpensive, little, primary telephone that type of seems to be like the unique (extra on that later) however has been up to date to be extra usable at this time.

By way of specs, this implies the Nokia 6310 has a 2.8-inch show with curvy edges, a numerical keypad, 8MB of RAM, 16MB of storage (expandable to 32GB by way of microSD playing cards), a rear 0.3-megapixel digital camera, and FM radio. Sure, it’s extremely, very primary.

One benefit of a telephone so simple as this one is that its 1,150mAh battery can final for “weeks” between expenses — identical to the one on the unique 6310.

Whip up this baby out of pocket, and literally no one will know that it's a remake of the old Nokia 6310.

Whip up this child out of pocket, and actually nobody will know that it is a remake of the outdated Nokia 6310.
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The design, sadly, has little to do with the unique Nokia 6310. That telephone had a three-tone look (it got here in a few flavors; my favourite was the sunshine gray/darkish gray/gold combo) which, whereas clearly outdated, nonetheless appears to say “I am a flagship system for severe businessmen,” or one thing like that.

The brand new 6310 bears virtually no likeness to the outdated one — the form of the system is completely different, the buttons are completely different, even the colour schemes are completely different (the brand new telephone is available in 4 colours: darkish inexperienced, yellow, black, and (solely in India) mild blue).

The new Nokia 6310 and the old Nokia 6310 (pictured; technically, it's a 6310i but they're very similar) aren't exactly peas in a pod.

The brand new Nokia 6310 and the outdated Nokia 6310 (pictured; technically, it is a 6310i however they’re very related) aren’t precisely peas in a pod.
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The brand new Nokia has revived a number of of its outdated, well-known telephones like this. I preferred the Nokia 3310, which was pretty just like the unique, however was underwhelmed with the Nokia 8110, also called the Matrix telephone. These two gadgets, nevertheless, no less than bore some resemblance to their forefathers; the brand new Nokia 6310 is just like the outdated one solely in title. OK, there may be one different factor: The brand new telephone additionally has Snake.


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Alongside the brand new 6310, Nokia additionally launched a few new smartphones.

The Nokia C30 is an entry-level system operating Android Go together with a 6.82-inch show, a 13-megapixel digital camera on the again, a 5-megapixel selfie digital camera on the entrance, 2GB of RAM, and 32GB of storage (expandable as much as 256GB by way of a microSD card). The telephone’s spotlight is its 6,000mAh battery, which ought to hold the telephone operating for “as much as three days.”

Nokia C30 is a cheap smartphone with a massive battery.

Nokia C30 is an inexpensive smartphone with a large battery.
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The Nokia XR20 is a rugged smartphone made to MIL-STD-810H commonplace and with IP68 water and dirt resistance, which means it should not break once you drop it or submerge it underwater.

Nokia XR20 is the brand's most durable smartphone yet.

Nokia XR20 is the model’s most sturdy smartphone but.
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It has a 6.67-inch show, a 48/13-megapixel digital camera, an 8-megapixel selfie digital camera, 4/6GB of RAM, 64/128GB of storage (expandable as much as 512GB by way of a microSD card), and a 4,630mAh battery.

Availability dates for these gadgets have not been introduced but, however we all know the costs within the UK and Europe. The Nokia 6310 will price £49.99 ($69) within the UK and 40 EUR in Europe, the Nokia C30 can be out there for £99 ($136) within the UK and 99 EUR in Europe. The Nokia XR20 will price £399 ($549) within the UK for the 4/64GB model, and £449 ($618) for the 6/128GB model. The typical value for this mannequin can be 499 EUR in Europe, Nokia says.


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