Nokia 3310 4G is an incremental upgrade over the original Nokia 3310, which was launched in the market last year and was only 2G device without Wi-Fi support . Nokia 3310 comes with 4G VoLTE support and runs on Android-based YunOS. Officially announced in China this phone has some of the best new features.
Earlier the company did launch a 3G variant of the Nokia 3310 phone, which Australian users and a few other countries enjoyed and as now HMD Global has upgraded the Nokia 3310 with 4G connectivity, it will allow users to connect to the internet at much faster speeds. Currently, Nokia 3310 with 4G is only being offered in China but soon will make debut in other countries as well.
The Nokia 3310 4G should be seen as a much-needed upgrade over the original Nokia 3310. Here are some of features of the Nokia 3310 4G which you can take advantage of in this upgraded version.
Nokia 3310 gets upgraded with 4G LTE
Unlike the Nokia 3310 2G that runs Nokia Series 30+ OS and its 3G variant that was debuted on Java-based Feature OS, the 4G variant comes with YunOS, which is a forked Android version built by China’s Alibaba. The phone also comes with a preloaded MP3 player.
The YunOS-based Nokia 3310 4G features a 2.4-inch QVGA (240×320 pixels) colour display. Compared to 16MB storage available on its original 2G version, the 4G variant has 256MB of RAM and 512MB of onboard storage that is expandable via microSD card (up to 64GB). The phone sports a 2-megapixel camera sensor on the back with an LED flash. Further, it packs a 1200mAh battery that is rated to deliver up to five hours of talk time on a 4G VoLTE network and 16 hours of music playback on a single charge. The handset has 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth v4.0, Micro-USB, and a 3.5mm headphone jack.
Nokia 3310 4G can be used as a portable Wi-Fi hotspot device
Nokia 3310 4G variant can be used as a portable Wi-Fi hotspot device to access the internet. Almost every smartphone can work as a Wi-Fi hotspot, allowing sharing of 4G connection to any devices, whether they are laptops, tablets, or a phone. It is a useful feature when you have spotty Wi-Fi connection.
Nokia 3310 4G comes with Android-based YunOS
The 4G variant of the Nokia 3310 runs on YunOS, an Android-based operating system from China’s Alibaba Group. It is essentially a forked version of Android. Technically, the OS is capable of running Android apps, such as WhatsApp, Facebook Lite, and YouTube, among others. But for now, it is unknown if or not HMD Global will be selling the Nokia 3310 with YunOS in other parts of the world. The challenge in front of the company is, to make sure the phone natively supports popular applications from day one.
Nokia 3310 4G comes in two colour options: Fresh Blue and Deep Black with screen size and type 2.4 inches 320 * 240 resolution. The battery Type Removable BL-4UL Battery (1200mAh) 2 with longest talk time 2G (GSM): 15 hours, 3G (TDS-CDMA): 8 hours, 4G VoLTE (LTE): 5 hours and maximum standby time 2G (GSM): 15 days, 3G (TDS-CDMA): 12 days, 4G VoLTE (LTE): 12 days.