Nokia's 'Indestructible' 3310 & Nokia 3, 5, 6 Specs, Price, Features, Release Date: To be Launched by HMD Global in MWC 2017

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Feb 17, 2017 12:37 PM EST

Finnish company, Nokia is slated to release the Nokia 3310 again in the upcoming MWC 2017 along with other handsets: Nokia 3, 5 and 6. (Photo : Patrik Stollarz/Getty Images)

2017 seemed to be the year of the futuristic smartphones. With tech giants, Samsung and Apple leading the race, reports had stated that the beloved Nokia would return with its retro father phone, the Nokia 3310 along with other new Nokia handsets at the Mobile World Congress this year.

According to Dezeen, the Nokia 3310 with its Snake, Space Impact and long lasting battery life was released way back 2000. Yet, renowned “trusted” leaker, Evan Blass had another rumor that it would make its relaunch this upcoming MWC.

Nonetheless, it is not yet known whether Nokia 3310’s past features would still be integrated or whether the father smartphone would be modernized. This was said because when the publication contacted Nokia, the company just stated that they don’t comment on speculations and rumors.

With that said, Venture Beat also reported that alongside the homage for the Nokia 3310 are the Nokia 3 and 5. The 5.5-inch display Nokia 6 was also mentioned to be released in China last month. In which the smartphone is powered by Snapdragon 430 processor along with 4 GB of RAM. The camera is also identified to be 16 megapixels.

Furthermore, the upcoming Nokia 5 is rumored to have 2GB of RAM with the chipset remaining. Yet, the camera feature is slated to be down to 12 megapixels. The same goes with its display reducing it to 5.2 inches. On the other hand, the Nokia 3 is speculated to have a retail price of €149. Yet no rumored specs were given.

Regarding the price, it was guessed that since the Nokia 6 is selling for €249, the Nokia 5 would be set for €199 per source of a briefed individual. Meanwhile, the classic nostalgic Nokia 3310 is set by the leaker to be available for €59. The Nokia smartphones were then speculated to be launched at the MWC 2017 this upcoming February 26 in Barcelona. But, these are still just rumors, so readers and tech enthusiasts would still need to wait for further confirmations.

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