Nokia could re-launch the 3310. And this time, it’s not an April fool. After selling its mobile branch to Microsoft, Nokia made its big comeback this year. The Finnish company signed a license agreement with an entity knows as HMD, which now manufacturers Nokia-branded phones.

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The company has already lifted the veil on the Nokia 6, a mid-range smartphone designed for the Chinese market, at the CES in Las Vegas. And it should present new mobiles at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona this February.

According to the source, the Nokia would prepare to present 3 new phones at this event

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  • One of these phones would be the Nokia 5.
  • Like the Nokia 6, it would be a mid-range product, with slightly different features and a lower price.
  • The Nokia 3 would be an entry-level smartphone, which could cost 149 euros.
  • The third mobile, meanwhile, would not be a smartphone, but a basic phone. And, it would be a modern version of the Nokia 3310.

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Announced in September 2000, and succeeding 3210, this phone has become legendary thanks to its autonomy of several days and its robustness. A total of 126 million units were sold until it was withdrawn from the market.

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But despite its age and its “withdrawal” from the market, the 3310 is still on sale, usually in a reconditioned version. And besides its practicality indisputable, the Nokia 3310 has also become an icon of vintage. So it would not be surprising if Nokia’s partner put on the old 3310 as part of this comeback of the brand if only to make him talk in the media.

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Otherwise, it should be remembered that on 1 April 2014 (at the time of the Lumia), Nokia had already made a fish about it, announcing the “Nokia 3310 Pureview” in a false press release.