Soon after the Nokia requisition by HMD Global, Nokia has began its development and market of their Android smartphones line-up along with other mobile phones that rang up baby boomers and 80’s kids nostalgia. In the recent Mobile World Congress 2018, Nokia has introduced few mobile phone that aren’t smart, built for the sake of easy operation and drives your nostalgia to another level. The Nokia 8110 4G is known for its banana shaped design which is featured on the “Matrix” movie and it’s now available in Malaysia! Meanwhile, Nokia also adds Nokia 6.1 entry level smartphone that’s priced at RM1100 and it’s now available in Malaysia too.
- Android 7.1.1 (can be upgraded to Android 8.0)
- 5.5″ FHD IPS LCD screen (3rd gen Corning Gorilla Glass)
- Snapdragon 630 octa-core processor
- 4GB LPPDDR4 RAM+32/64GB ROM storage combination
- 8 megapixel front lens, f/2.0 aperture
- 16 megapixel rear lens, f/2.0 aperture, PDAF, dual color temperature flash
- 3000mAh battery capacity
- USB Type-C interface
- Fast charge enabled
- Support Nokia OZO surround sound technology
- Dual Sight Dual View
- Rear fingerprint recognition
- 148.8 x 75.8 x 8.15 mm
- Available in Black and white
The Nokia 6.1 or Nokia (2018 edition) is falls under mid-range and entry level category which has been made available in Malaysia via specific distributor few days ago. However, with the official launch of this model it can be bought from all authorized Nokia retail center nationwide.
Nokia 8110 4G specifications：
- 2.4 inches QVGA
- Qualcomm 205 Mobile Platform
- 512MB RAM+4GB ROM
- Rear 2MP camera
- WiFi enabled
- micro USB
- 3.5mm audio jack
- FM radio receiver
- Runs on YunOS
- Single SIM or Duall SIM variant
- Available in black and yellow
As for the iconic banana phone, the Nokia 8110 4G now retails at RM285 and packed with social media apps that didn’t exist in the 90’s. Apps such as Facebook, Twitter and other Google Apps can be used in this “smartphone” as it supports 4G connectivity.
However, being the most unique looking mobile phone out there, the Nokia 8110 4GB is probably the best mobile phone that fits in today interconnected world.