Beyond the retro gimmicks, this is the real winner in Nokia’s stable. Swaggering in like a Kindle, the new Nokia 3310’s 1200mAh battery promises month-long power on a single charge thanks to the lower spec.
Festival-goers are an obvious target, and the phone is durable enough to face a drop without fear of cracking your screen or being hit with a sizeable repair bill.
A slight to change to the original comes in the form of charging, though – the new 3310 doesn’t bother you with new take on the proprietary charger, using the widely used MicroUSB port so you can charge and back-up with a cable lying around the house… More at Digital Spy.
It is obviously not going to set the tech world alight, but there is some logic here. For long Summer days or festivals or times when you are doing things and want to truly enjoy the moment, it may have a place.