The Nokia 8110 is back: HMD Global goes retro again


Long Lost loved phone brand Nokia has reinvented the retro phones to smartphones. HMD Global, the company that has the licence to make Nokia-branded phones, loves retro. The company has introduced the second “reinvented” feature phone from the classic Nokia line-up, this time taking the wraps off the new Nokia 8110 at Mobile World Congress.

The 8110 is a slider phone, just like its forebear, but the new model supports 4G, including voice-over-LTE calling. As with the original, users simply slide the phone to answer or end a call. It’s the second classic feature phone to be released by HMD Global after last year’s Nokia 3310, which, the company says, proved to be a big hit worldwide, including in the South African market.

The new 8110, which comes with Google Assistant, Google Maps, Google Search, Facebook and Twitter, can be used as a wireless hotspot and will be available in May in black and “banana yellow” variants for €79 (R1 100 before import duties, VAT and other taxes.)

Original article on TechCentral 


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