"In fact, Nokia 3310 is so epic that, hitting a running blender, may meet back with no problems. Proved ».
"I have a 10 years working».
Our landmark phone Nokia 3310 marks 14 years of age. His birth had on the "golden age" of the industry, when the box of phones were large and the phones themselves - small. At that time were measured not by the number of nuclei, and a set of tools in polyphony, WAP has been on the rise, and GPRS in Russia has only just begun to loom on the horizon - in a single demo pavilion during the "Communication-Expocom." Before the era of smart phones remained happy couple years.
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With the "iron" point of view Nokia 3310 is as follows: plastic body size 48x113x22 mm and weighs 133 grams, monochrome LCD display with a resolution 48h84 pixels, the battery capacity of 900 mAh and 17 bit keys sticking out rough round shape.
High-5-line display telephone favorably differs from its competitors and predecessors. Thanks to the green backlighting information was well discernible at any time. The screen of Nokia 3310 has found acceptance in our time: The Fellowship of the solder and soldering iron appreciated the small, thin display, which is based on the controller PCD8544, executed on technology COG - Chip On Glass. Its main quality - efficiency, in all senses: it consumes less milliamps and costs about 50 rubles.
Separately booms in 2000 loved Nokia 3310 for Nokia Network Monitor. With it, you can activate the monitoring of a variety of network data, change the color of the display backlight to measure the degree of heating of the phone and battery, etc.
Housing model was presented in five colors: are available blue, silver, yellow, red and white colors. Ability to easily change the body has spawned an entire industry for the production of interchangeable colored panels. Bored with classic navy blue? Change it to a bright yellow or white. The manufacturers of cases and does offer the most innovative solutions: panel featuring favorite characters militants, cars, different variegated colors filled the numerous mobile shops.
How sounded Nokia 3310? Most of you, we are confident presented corporate Grande Valse (better known as the Nokia Tune). But the matter is not limited to: the phone offers 35 standard melodies and, moreover, synthesizer own ring tone (for example, since 2002 the Russian owners of the smartphone tried to recreate the title song of the series "Brigade" - surely you remember the recognizable call). Signal SMS-messages can also be changed - 4 tunes to choose from. Appeared and vibrate, which later became part of the folklore, but more on that later.
Set of text messages are delivered to a separate pleasure: in addition to already love T9, DSN and retrieve a number from the message, it was possible to create up to 480 characters of text. Not to mention, SMS-chat - display mode, when all the previous posts on both sides can be viewed in the form of dialogue. Also, there are an indicator that pointed to the remaining number of characters; message templates that are great to save time and nerves business people (now is the time and nerves of new business people probably saves Mobile Office).
Another thing, without which it is difficult to imagine this phone - it's Snake II. The game is so loved by users that now, 14 years after the release in the app store Windows Phone is available for its modern version.
Total has sold more than 200 million. Devices. Huge success model formed of several factors: attractive design, impressive durability of battery ("It's not you charge the Nokia 3310, Nokia 3310 is charging you") and the unprecedented strength of the body ("You can break up the asphalt on the Nokia 3310, but you're never gonna break Nokia 3310 on the asphalt "). Phone washed, telephone nailed put under the wheels of cars (and even buses), and then continued to use it in normal mode. Simply type in the YouTube «Nokia 3310 crash test» and you will see more than 1,000 ways futile attempts.
He endured all, he conquered the world and went to the well-deserved rest, replaced by other, more modern models. And now, with the height of years it seems that the main feature of Nokia 3310 - still not his phenomenal impact or, say, the best design for its time. The main feature of this device is that the small brick with chips really found a place in the hearts of millions of people. Like the Volkswagen Beetle, Sony Uokmenu and many other wonderful things, he became an icon, a reflection of his time, which we are sure many are now remembered only with warmth.
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