Would you buy the new Nokia 3310? (Poll results)


As soon as rumors about a modern Nokia 3310 started floating around, many people got really excited about this phone. And that makes perfect sense, because the original Nokia 3310 (released way back in 2000) gained somewhat of a cult status, being universally praised for its toughness and long battery life.

A new Nokia 3310 was indeed announced at MWC 2017, and will hit shelves in select markets starting the coming months, costing about $49 / €49. And we just had to publish this poll, asking our readers whether or not they'd buy the handset. As it turns out, plenty of people - 42.24% of all voters - certainly plan to purchase the new 3310. Another 25.64% may also want to get the handset, but only driven by nostalgia towards the original model. Finally, 32.12% of voters had/have no interest in getting this device.

After spending some hands-on time with the new Nokia 3310, we have to say that we were rather underwhelmed by it. The phone simply doesn't feel as sturdy as the original, and brings little value in today's market. Moreover, this modern 3310 does not offer Wi-Fi or 3G connectivity - it's a 2G-only device, which means that accessing the web (via the built-in basic browser) will be a pretty frustrating experience. Well, at least the phone has a rear camera that lets you take fabulous photos, and battery life should be great.

Mind you, the new Nokia 3310 won't be released in the US, at least not in the near future. Buying a global version of the phone won't really help in this case, as this doesn't support US 2G bands - basically, you'd be getting the handset just to play Snake on it.

Would you buy the new Nokia 3310?

Definitely!
42.24%
Nope
32.12%
Maybe, but just because I'm nostalgic like that
25.64%

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3310
  • Display 2.4" 240 x 320 pixels
  • Camera 2 MP
  • Storage 0.016 GB + microSDHC
  • Battery 1200 mAh(22.1h talk time)

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11 Comments

1. liberalsnowflake

Posts: 273; Member since: Feb 24, 2017

just take my money already nokia

2. asiansatan

Posts: 59; Member since: Sep 18, 2014

Just add whatsapp and call recording facility, I will buy 4 :)

4. Settings

Posts: 2943; Member since: Jul 02, 2014

Can whatsapp survive im 2G?

5. hemedans

Posts: 761; Member since: Jun 01, 2013

yap it can, there are many java phone (s40) which has 2g and whatsapp. too bad 3310 is s30 so no whatsapp, no java apps, etc

6. Settings

Posts: 2943; Member since: Jul 02, 2014

Oh yeah, early WhatsApp days. I heard New 3310 gonna have an app store of some sorts so its possible to have Whatsapp on 3310

3. iushnt

Posts: 3160; Member since: Feb 06, 2013

I don't know what to do with this phone if I buy it.

7. peace247 unregistered

No way...i can buy a LTE smartphone for that price

8. ben.r

Posts: 53; Member since: May 29, 2015

Damn, the original 3310 was so good.

9. liberalsnowflake

Posts: 273; Member since: Feb 24, 2017

nokia could have revive the symbian operating system by launching nokia 3310 with better design and symbian s60 pre installed. But still people like me who want to experience nostalgia should buy this phone

10. Z.....

Posts: 355; Member since: Feb 01, 2017

Damn that 3310 is cheap shyte. Basic low-grade, low quality trash. It's fat big and bulky. I had the; 8600 N95 N85 E61 E62 8855 6500 E65 6200 6100 7210 N72 N73 Never owned 5,4,3 and 2series cheap.

11. albertdecastro

Posts: 2; Member since: Mar 02, 2017

Yes I would, even if just as a second device.

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