Nokia's iconic 3310 phone may make a surprise return

A classic cellphone from another age could be coming back.

You might remember the Nokia 3310, a simple phone known for its toughness and stellar battery life. A “dumb” phone by today’s standards, it certainly couldn’t do things we take for granted today, like check your email or surf the web. But this throwback is supposedly being re-released by HMD Global, which now has the rights to make Nokia phones.

Evan Blass, a reporter for VentureBeat, wrote that the phone (and three other models) will be released at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona on Feb. 26. It will reportedly cost around $62 and be positioned for the European market.

The Nokia 3310 hit the market in 2000, and had games like Snake II on it— a far cry from "Pokemon GO," but still beloved.

The phone may be of interest to people who want a second handset, and in fact, it wouldn’t be the only phone marketed that way: a modern device called the “Light Phone” costs $150 and does one thing: make calls.  

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