The “Banana Phone” or higher referred to as the burner that Neo makes use of in the movie “The Matrix”. Whatever you need to name it, Nokia relaunched it with a lot fanfare at Mobile World Congress this yr. This newest dose of “Nostalgia” from HMD Global was accessible in markets round the world earlier than lastly now arriving in India.
The iconic curved design of the cellphone has a slide mechanism current in the protecting shell for the keypad, that glides open and at its full crest, resembles the form of a “Banana”, therefore the title.
HMD Global’s refreshed model of the traditional has a couple of adjustments. For starter’s, there’s now a 2.4-inch curved QVGA show, the polycarbonate shell has additionally been refined in comparison with the authentic. There is a 2-megapixel digital camera with LED flash, which let’s face it, no person’s going to purchase the cellphone for. It’s now powered by a Qualcomm 205 cellular processor, which has been designed particularly to carry 4G LTE connectivity to low-cost handsets. It has 512MB of RAM and 4GB of inner storage. It additionally has a 1500mAh battery.
It runs on KaiOS, which is a Linux based mostly system designed particularly for low-cost telephones, additionally used in the Jio Phone and Jio Phone 2. It additionally comes pre-loaded with “Snake”, Nokia’s iconic time sink that was tremendous common again in the day. The main market that HMD Global can be banking on is the profitable entry-level section, lately buoyed by the success of Reliance’s Jio Phones, which the 8110 can be competing towards.
Even although it hasn’t seen availability in Indian markets formally, it had been accessible on-line for anyplace between Rs 5000 to 6000. HMD Global has now put a official worth on its head and has set retail availability for Rs 5,999. The cellphone can be accessible offline beginning 24th October.