HMD Global has slowly been bringing its resurrected version of the iconic Nokia 3310 to the fashionable age. The corporate first launched a elementary 2G version that truly may just handiest do calls and textual content, then got here a 3G type (that incorporated strengthen for US networks), and now, in line with previous rumors, it’s in any case getting a right kind LTE variant, by way of Pocket Lint.
The new instrument follows in the footsteps of the 3310 and 3310 3G as the creatively named Nokia 3310 4G, and it stocks an almost equivalent design to its predecessors. For now, the telephone has handiest been introduced for China in partnership with service China Mobile.
While the would possibly glance the similar, HMD Global has made over the device, swapping the Java-based OS of the previous 3310 fashions for YunOS, a forked version of Android advanced through Alibaba. There’s strengthen for VoLTE HD calls and the possibility to make use of the 3310 as a conveyable Wi-Fi sizzling spot, too.
Unfortunately, the ones options come at a major value to battery existence, which drops from an estimated 15 hours of communicate time for 2G calls to only 5 hours on LTE.
There’s no worth or unlock date but for the 3310 4G, neither is there any phrase on if it’ll be launched in markets as opposed to China, however we’ll possibly to find out extra quickly at Mobile World Congress.