Nokia 3310 Relaunch

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  1. slashrox

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    where in the world still uses 2G?

    the 5110 and 3210 were bigger game changers in the phone space imo

    3310 was just a more advanced 3210, but 3210 was a big change up, as was the 5110 from everything before it
     
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    3310 was the everyman phone as in everyman and his dog had one.
     
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    Not true, I had an 8250 unlike you 3310 plebs.

    I was in year 8 with an 8250 - my dad had dropped it in a puddle, insurance replaced it, and sent back the old one too. Some rice and desoldering a single trace on the board fixed it.

    Should have seen how many girls i picked up in 8th grade because of it! Absolutely none. At least i thought i was cool.
     
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    In year 8 you picked up girls at timezone with a sparkler and infinite credits then sexy time in photobooth, followed by daytona usa then the 5110 came out of the pocket
     
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    pfft, I didn't have one either.

    8th grade, lol kids these days.

    The blue screen was nice on the 8250 it was actually the only Nokia I owned.

    I ditched it though when full colour flip screens came along.
     
  7. MR CHILLED

    MR CHILLED D'oh!

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    And I would want one why? lol

    Good phone in its day, I had one....but well, I moved on. I did like snake though :leet:
     
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    I think I might just have to pick one of these up for nostalgic purposes - this was my second mobile after the 5110 and I remember dropping it from 2 stories up onto concrete and it survived - for $80 I'm going to see if the new version holds up to my memory of it :lol:
     
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    That's exactly what I'm going to do :lol: I was 13 when I had the 3310 (2003) and it certainly was indestructible. Survived being thrown around everywhere, the worst that would happen to it was that the cover and battery came off, but were easily put back together. If iPhones were around at that time, it would definitely be smashed up within a week or 2 of getting it.
     
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    MR CHILLED D'oh!

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    That's the price you pay for having something that is stylish and looks good.
     
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    Back then these -were- what where stylish and looked good. Everyone wanted a Nokia. There were other brands, but they sucked. Ok, Ericsson made those cool skinny flip phones with the chode antenna and the Motorolas were good too, but Nokia were still king.

    I mean shit, not relevant to the 3310, but the 8250 had a blue screen. You will not comprehend how damn cool it was that it had a blue screen. It seems only a small change, but it mattered. That was the trend. A few years later all of the Asian sect at school had 3310's with all kinds of modified colours, flashy ringy things, medallions hooked through the lanyard hole...

    Why don't phones go on lanyards anymore?
     
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    Apparently it is more stylish to have a smashed screen these days.
     
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    The 3310 was a good phone in its day. Memories are cool things to have. No fucking way will I be buying one though, any modern smartphone wins hands down purely by having a QWERTY keyboard.

    I could never go back to the old fashioned method of texting, and I wouldn't have a phone with a bad or no camera these days either, though I imagine a revival would have internal improvements of course including a camera.

    I still own a couple of Nokia's though, running Windows of course. The best constructed phones around IMO. Pleased to see they are going Android now as well as Windows, should lift their sales tremendously.
     
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    I don't think Nokia will be doing any more Windows phones. Nor anyone else, potentially.

    I think Nokia should re-release the 7110, that was my favourite phone ever, and the bigger screen would be more useful than the 3310.
     
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    Dare say the re-released model would have a 3g/4g radio
     
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    Sums up the entire problem for a relaunch. If it's a Nokia, it has to be the 5110 for me :lol:

    7110 though, remake The Matrix with it!
     
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    Nokia 3310: Iconic mobile returns with a battery that lasts a month

    It's back, and it's still awesome!

    (Source).
     
  18. power

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    this new device reminds me of one of those bad kickstarters.

    Feature phones have a place in the market - but almost no-one buys them intentionally for themselves.
     
  19. sammy_b0i

    sammy_b0i Laugh it up, fuzzball!

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    2G only though... won't work in AU.
     
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    They should remake the 5510 as well.

    [​IMG]

    That was my first Nokia :)
     

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