HMD Global parent company of Nokia back the world favorite mobile phone back to prominence in 2017. HMD silently launched the Nokia 3310 4G variant in China. It’s powered by android trademark Nokia smartphone run on YunOS and has WiFi mobile hotspot creation support.
Partnered with China Mobile to make Nokia 3310 4g Available in China. It’supports faster internet connection and most popular apps with basic os .
Nokia 3310 run on YunOS developed by Alibaba group for trying their hands designing a mobile operating system. What’s unique about YunOS is that unlike Amazon’s Firefox OS, it can run Android apps as it is based on Google’s Android Open Source Project (AOSP).
The OS is actively used in China, where Alibaba claims that around 157 million devices are utilizing the platform. YunOS is a cloud based with high compatibility and scalability suitable for a wide range of IoT devices including smartphone, cars, internet tv, smart home, smart wearable terminals as well as chip and sensors .
It is not known at the moment if the phone has the ability to run stripped down versions of apps like Facebook and WhatsApp. If it does, it will give tough competition to smart feature phones like the Micromax Bharat 1 and JioPhone as and when it is launched in India. While JioPhone does not support third-party apps, the Bharat 1 comes with WhatsApp out of the box.
As the name suggests, the feature phone supports 4G TD-LTE (TDD B38 / 41, 39, 40) connectivity in addition to 2G and 3G, which was the only network supported by the last year’s 3310. The device is said to be made available from offline retailers in the country by early February. There is no word if it will arrive in India or any other countries.
It has a 2.4-inch QVGA (320×240 pixels) display alongside a 2MP rear camera with LED flash. Users gets a minimum of 256MB storage space, which can be expanded up to 64 GB using a microSD card. The feature phone is powered by a 1200mAh battery, which is rated to deliver up to 5 hours of talk time on 4G connectivity. Measuring 117 x 52.4 x 13.35mm, the Nokia 3310 4G weighs 88.1 grams. Also supported are Bluetooth v4.0, Micro USB port, FM Radio and WiFi.