Nokia has long ruled the phones market, but the brand quickly fell into disuse after the launch of the iPhone and the first devices under Android.
It has tried repeatedly to return to the front of the stage, without however achieving its ends. For lack of better, the company eventually resell its mobile division to Microsoft.
Vkworld Z3310: Like an air of deja-vu
After an absence of several years imposed by a non-competition clause, Nokia finally decided to make its return to the market and the brand thus took advantage of the CES and the MWC 2017 to present several terminals positioned on the entrance and the midrange.
In parallel, she also lifted the veil during the last Barcelona show on a phone not quite like the others, a phone presenting as a “remastered” version of the venerable Nokia 3310.
The latter, however, was not unanimous with the media and most of our colleagues were thus disappointed by its finishes and by its sale price, considered too high.
It seems that these complaints have not fallen in deaf ears, as Chinese manufacturer Vkworld announced earlier this week the launch of a new device that presents itself as the exact copy of the phone: Vkworld Z3310.
The resemblance is striking, of course, and this device resumes the lines and materials of the new edition of the 3310. However, it also proposes one or two little things more.
Best for frequencies
Starting with extended support at the frequencies. Where the Nokia phone is limited to the 900 and 1800 MHz band, the Vkworld device is compatible with the 850, 900, 1800 and 1900 MHz.
The nomads and the eternal vacationers will appreciate.
In addition, the Vkworld Z3310 is also equipped with a 1450 mAh battery and 32 MB of memory, where the Nokia 3310 (2017) does not exceed 1200 mAh and 16 MB. The manufacturer also thought of the ” Equipped with a LED of notifications, all for a much more attractive price.
The Vkworld Z3310 is indeed offered at $ 19.99 , compared to about $ 80 for the reissue of the Nokia phone.