The legendary Nokia 3310 was announced in September 2000, and released in the fourth quarter of the year replacing the popular Nokia 3210.
The phone sold extremely well, being one of the most successful phones with 126 million sold worldwide.
The phone is still widely available today and has gained a cult status due to its durability. Several variants of the 3310 have been released, including the Nokia 3315, 3320, 3330, 3350, 3360, 3390 and 3395.
Nokia 3310 was chosen as one of the first three ‘National Emojis’ in November 2015 in Finland. The emoji referred as ‘The Unbreakable’ as the phone known for its toughness.
On 14 February 2017, it was reported that a modernised version of the 3310 would be unveiled at the 2017 Mobile World Congress by the HMD Global Oy, a Finnish manufacturer who has the rights to market phones under the storied Nokia brand in Barcelona with the price point of 59 euros.