Nokia 3310 was one of the world’s largest ever sold cell phones. The phone was launched in the year 2000 and Nokia sold more than a 100 million units of the iconic device. The phone remained in production for quite a long time and was eventually replaced with better variants eventually. After Nokia had gone out of business, they manufactured Windows smartphones exclusively for some time, but with little success.
It was in the Mobile World Congress in February that Nokia, currently owned by HMD Global Inc. announced a comeback in the full market. Along with some Android powered smartphones, Nokia also announced a comeback of the ‘legendary’ phone Nokia 3310, dubbed as Nokia 3310(2017). The phone caught the eye of every technology fan present in the world, and the news went more than just viral.
Although Nokia brought only basic changes to the design and kept the phone rather simplistic in terms of designs, the world of fan art apparently wants to make everything look simply great. And when Nokia announced a contest for designer arts, with the winning design to be featured in a limited edition 3310, the designers’ world went into a frenzy. Since then, many designers have demonstrated their artistic skills in making the Nokia 3310 look like a designer phone with sometimes cute, sometimes elite, sometimes graffiti or even funky graphical features.
Nokia announced the contest on Instagram and asked designers to submit their concept design for the 3310 using the hashtag #3310art. Designers are expected to post their design on Instagram using the #3310art and can currently be seen there. We found a lot of designs on the internet by fans, which would make the device look so amazing, you’ll want to get your hands on the device in just the first look.
With more than 300 designs already posted and more and more designs coming every passing day, it is going to be a very difficult task for Nokia to choose a clear winner. We went to the tag page and saw some unique and beautifully crafted designs. Here are some of the fan arts that we liked and have made a compilation for you to take a look. We also took some liberty in naming every theme; we hope you like the themes as much as we do.
Although there is still no news from Nokia regarding the launch of the new Nokia 3310, there are speculations that there could very well be a global launch in the month of May.