Nokia 3310 3G review: Plans | Pricing | Specs

Nokia 3310 3G

Nokia 3310 3G
  • Display

    2.4 inches

    320 x 240

  • Storage


  • Battery size

    1,200 mAh

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The Nokia 3310 3G is simple if what you want is a basic feature phone, but at this price you can get a much more complete phone experience.

The good

  • Excellent battery life
  • Simple enough for anyone to use
  • Inexpensive

The bad

  • Terrible camera
  • Predictive text is painful to use
  • Apps are laughably primitive

Nokia's reborn 3310 has nostalgic roots, but if you want a simple and stylish phone, it still has appeal.

When Nokia announced it was bringing back the Nokia 3310 at Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2017, it created a wonderful hype storm for the reborn phone company's push for its Android handsets. That was good news for hyping up the Nokia 3, Nokia 5 and Nokia 6 phones, and maybe that was the point. Folks were interested in the 3310 for its strong nostalgic attachments because around the turn of the century if you owned a mobile phone, the odds are very good that it was a Nokia.

The issue with the Nokia 3310 announced at MWC was that it was a 2G handset designed for countries that will continue offering 2G services in the near future. Australia's not on that list of countries, which relegates the Nokia 3310 2G to a mere curio here. At least, that was the case right up until Nokia announced the $89.95 Nokia 3310 3G, which was released in Australia in mid-October 2017. Suddenly, the 3310 was worth looking at – but is it really worth buying?


  • Not quite the Nokia 3310 you remember
  • Fully removable battery is a refreshing throwback


  • Slow to take shots
  • Photo quality leaves a lot to be desired


  • Capable enough for basic calling and texting
  • Internet use is painfully slow

Battery life

  • Up to 6.5 hours of talk time and 27 hours on standby, according to Nokia
  • Should get you through multiple days on a single charge if you're only using it occasionally


  • A neat throwback best suited as a backup phone

Pricing and availability

Nokia 3310 3G

Return of an icon

The much-loved Nokia 3310 makes a comeback to the modern day, this time with 3G support and an improved version of Snake.


  • The Nokia 3310 3G is available for $89.95 from retailers like Amazon, Catch and Kogan, as well as stores like Harvey Norman and JB Hi-Fi.

Nokia 3310 3G specs

OS Feature OS
Display size (inches) 2.4
Display resolution (pixels) 320 x 240
Pixels per inch (PPI) 167
Processor N/A
Height (mm) 117
Width (mm) 52.4
Depth (mm) 13.4
Weight (g) 85
Battery size (mAh) 1,200
Wireless charging No
Internal storage 128MB
MicroSD expansion 32GB
Fingerprint scanner No
Water resistance N/A
Rear camera (1) resolution 2
Rear camera (1) aperture N/A
Rear camera (2) resolution
Rear camera (2) aperture
Rear camera (3) resolution
Rear camera (3) aperture
Front camera (1) resolution
Front camera (1) aperture
Front camera (2) resolution
Front camera (2) aperture
Wi-Fi N/A
Network category speed N/A
NFC support No

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