The newly refurbished Nokia 3310 is now available for sale in Nigeria for N18,000, the General Manager, HMD Global, West, East and Central Africa, Joseph Umunakwe has said.
Speaking to journalists in Lagos on Thursday, Umunakwe expressed delight in finally bringing the upgraded gadget to Nigerian consumers.
The phone was announced in February 2017, and was launched in May.
“We are delighted to bring the Nokia 3310 phone to our consumers in Nigeria,” he said.
“The Nokia 3310 has been available in Nigeria from the 29th of May 2017.
“The Nokia 3310 will come in four distinctive colours – Warm Red and Yellow, both with a gloss finish, and Dark Blue and Grey, both with a matte finish and will retail at an estimated retail price of NGN 18,000.00.
“Nokia has been one of the most iconic and recognisable phone brands in our country for decades.
“HMD has received an incredible reception from our partners so far; it seems everyone shares our excitement for this next chapter.
“Our consumers are more discerning and demanding than ever before and for us they will always come first.
“We’ve worked really hard with our teams around the world to bring together world class manufacturers, operating systems and technology partners, enabling us to proudly start sales of our the Nokia 3310, a classic reimagined.”
The statement, however, noted that the MicroSD card support up to 32GB included in the sales package is to be purchased separately, while the standby and talk times are based on single SIM variant.
The 2.4 inches gadget, with dimensions 115.6 x 51 x 12.8 mm, comes with a 2Mpxl camera with LED flash and a LED torchlight.
It has a standby time up to 31.0 days, talk time up to 22.1 hours, MP3 playback up to 51.0 hours and an FM radio playback up to 39.0 hours.