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Nokia to release new version of its classic 6310 ‘brick phone’


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Pick up the telephone — nostalgia is looking!

Nokia is releasing an updated version of its classic 6310 “brick phone” twenty years after the unique mannequin went on sale.

The 6310 got here out again in March 2001, and rapidly turned one of the preferred gadgets that the Finnish telecommunications firm ever manufactured.

Owners adored the telephone for its sturdy design and long-lasting battery — each of that are options of the new version.

While many trendy cell telephones smash upon dropping, Nokia claims the new 6310 is hard sufficient to “take life’s bumps.”

And with customers usually complaining that their modern smartphones run out of battery life inside hours, the 6310 reportedly gained’t have you ever operating for an influence outlet.

Nokia says the telephone can survive a staggering three weeks between costs.

The updated 6310 features some slightly different specifications.
The up to date 6310 options some barely totally different specs.

But whereas the lengthy battery life and hard “brick” design stay in place, some specs have been altered for the new mannequin.

The authentic 6310 had a 1.8-inch display screen, which has now been expanded to 2.8 inches. A digital camera and extra reminiscence have additionally been added. Additionally, the system will probably be out there in a number of totally different colours.

Fans of the telephone reacted with pleasure on Twitter.

“Concrete effort has made by Nokia to turn back time … Classic is Back,” one person proclaimed.

Another wrote: “Yes, was probably the last phone that actually worked ‘As a Phone’ & will probably sell well on that pretext. People have enough of iPhone updates making their phones unusable after 18 months…”

The new 6310 is pictured.
The new 6310 is pictured in an array of colours.

Indeed, the telephone may discover an viewers of folks keen to scale back their display screen time.

However, the 6310 nonetheless options the favored, low-tech recreation Snake, which had authentic customers hooked for hours on finish.

At current, Nokia has introduced the new 6310 will first be out there for patrons within the UK at a price of £59.99 (USD $82).

No phrase but on when the telephone will probably be out there within the US. The Post has reached out to Nokia for additional info.

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