(IANS) The Nokia brand, owned by HMD Global, has brought back the nostalgic “Nokia 5310” multifunction phone in a new avatar for its Indian fans.
Reimagining the original Nokia “5310 Xpress Music” which was released in 2007, the “Nokia 5310” features an MP3 player and FM radio (which can be played wired or wireless), combined with powerful loudspeakers. -front speakers.
The price of Nokia 5310 in India has been set at Rs 3,399. The phone will be available in black / red and white / red color options.
Here’s what this new phone offers as smartphones take over our lives.
Nokia 5310 is for those who love streaming music. The phone has dedicated music buttons on either side of the screen to let you control volume and audio playback functions.
One of the highlights is the “FM radio” which is able to work without a headset unlike other phones.
The feature phone comes with an updated design over the original handset.
The new Nokia 5310 has a rounded design and a curved display glass. It has a numeric keypad, with a five-way navigation key.
The bottom of the phone is clean and has a small slot near the back cover to access the battery and the SIM section.
At the top of the phone, a 3.5mm jack and a micro USB port for charging and data transfer.
On the back, the phone features the Nokia branding in the middle and a flash camera above.
The device comes with a 2.4 inch (320 x 240 pixel) QVGA display and is bright enough.
The input keys on the phone are correct and responsive and present no problems.
The new 5310 has a 0.4 MP VGA camera, which is actually a step below the 2 MP camera found on the original 5310 XpressMusic.
The camera is just a centerpiece and captures images that are barely usable.
The device is powered by MediaTek MT6260A paired with 8MB with 16MB of internal storage. Its storage can be expanded to 32 GB using a microSD card.
On the software side, the Nokia 5310 uses the very old Symbian Series 30+, which made its first appearance in 2014.
Nokia 5310 has a removable 1200mAh battery that the company claims could last 20-25 days on a single full charge.
Upon examination, the battery lasted over a week.
Conclusion: There is no doubt that the Nokia 5310 (2020) is a good choice for someone who is considering buying a decent working phone.
However, compared to the comparatively cheaper JioPhone (plus it supports LTE and sports a 2MP rear camera), the new Nokia 5310 is lagging behind.