BARCELONA — Finnish brand Nokia, a former mobile star, has relaunched its revamped version of iconic 3310 model more than a decade after it was phased out along with three other new Android smartphones —Nokia 3, Nokia 5 and Nokia 6 — on Sunday.
The Nokia 6 was already available in China and will now go on sale globally.
Unlike the original, which was known for its sturdiness, the new Nokia 3310 will allow web browsing. It’s available in four colors, and features a 2.4-inch color screen, 2-megapixel camera and support for up to 32 GB of storage, if you use a microSD card.
It looks fresher and slicker than its predecessor and significantly slimmer frame particularly welcome changes.
More importantly, you can play Snake again. Yes, The new version will bring back its predecessor’s popular Snake game and distinctive ringtones, said Arto Nummela, the head of Finnish start-up HMD Global which will produce the phone under a licensing agreement with Nokia.
“The telephone will allow you to talk for 22 hours, ten times more than the original,” he said during a presentation in Barcelona on the eve of the start of the Mobile World Congress, the world’s biggest mobile phone show.
Launched in 2000, Nokia’s original 3310 sold nearly 120 million units worldwide before it was discontinued in 2005, making it one of the world’s best-selling mobile phones.
Nokia was the world’s top mobile maker between 1998 and 2011 but was overtaken by South Korean rival Samsung after failing to respond to the rapid rise of smartphones.Follow @gorkhapost
Samsung Galaxy Tab A 7.0 launched in Nepal
KATHMANDU — Samsung has launched its Galaxy Tab A 7.0 in Nepali market which is one of the most affordable 4G tablets from Samsung that combines refined design, superior display and powerful battery to deliver enhanced performance.
The Samsung Galaxy Tab A 7.0 comes with features like Kids Mode and parental control to let parents provide their children with a secure experience. Parents can restrict app access and set usage time limits.
The Samsung Galaxy Tab A 7.0 (2018) is powered by 1.5GHz quad-core processor and it comes with 1.5GB of RAM. The tablet packs 8GB of internal storage which can be expanded up to 200GB via a microSD card.
The Samsung Galaxy Tab A 7.0 (2018) comes with a 5-megapixel primary camera on the rear and a 2-megapixel front shooter for selfies. The Samsung Galaxy Tab A 7.0 (2018) runs Android and is powered by a 4000mAh. It measures 186.90 x 108.80 x 8.70 (height x width x thickness) and weigh 289.00 grams.
It include Wi-Fi, GPS, Bluetooth and FM and Accelerometer.
Users will be able to hold the Galaxy Tab A 7.0 in one hand thanks to its slim design, round edges and non-slip pattern. Weighing in at only 289g, the device is light enough to slip inside a backpack or purse, which further enhances its portability.
“With the Galaxy Tab A 7.0, we are providing our customers a device that is the perfect blend of refined design, superior display, great performance and non-stop entertainment,” said Pranaya Ratna Sthapit, head IM Biz at Samsung Nepal in a statement released by the company.
The device is priced at Rs 15,900 and available in two colours — White and Black.Follow @gorkhapost