At its first ever Mobile World Congress appearance, HMD Global took the Mobile industry with surprise when it announced a fun reboot of the Nokia 3310, complete with bright colors, hard keys, and candy bar nostalgia, and fast forward to the 2018 MWC, the Nokia Licence alongside the Nokia 8 Sirroco and other smartphones again announced an updated version of its curved 8110 mobile phone first seen in 1996.
HMD Global back at the MWC launch promised the device will go on sale in May 2018, and in line with its promise, the Finnish start-up is now rolling out the Nokia 8110 in a number of countries.
Over in Singapore, the online retailer Lazada currently has the device in stock in both yellow and black color options and is selling at SGD 98 ($73), while those in some EU countries can only currently pre-order the device with July 4th release date. The new 8110 which HMD Global described as “an icon reloaded” is currently up for pre-order in France, Italy, Spain, and Germany, with price tags being €89.75, €91.24, €90.50 and €88.99, respectively.
The device retains virtually most of the original phone’s design, which means you can take your calls by flicking open the case and hang up by snapping it shut. The highlights of the Nokia 8110 4G LTE much like Nokia phones of the 90s, is its durability, as well as enduring battery life boasting up to 20 days of battery life and eight hours of calls.