Nokia is hoping to bring the magic back by reviving the iconic 8110 from the film Matrix in the form of a 4G feature phone. HMD Global has announced that it is bringing back the Nokia 8110 feature phone at Barcelona’s Mobile World Congress. Nokia’s slider phone, which was popularized by its appearance in the 1999 film “The Matrix”. Nokia to Bring Back the 8110 Banana Phone from The Matrix.
Nokia 8110 comes with some modern technology, which might make it a nice companion to a more full-fledged device. However Nokia 8110 is not meant to compete with the rest of the smartphones in the market.
Nokia to Bring Back the 8110 Banana Phone from The Matrix
The 8110 4G features the curved banana body and you will find no antenna. But this time it is fair bit smaller. As like the original, you can slide the keypad cover down to receive a call, and slide it back up to end the call.
You will find a 2.4-inch color screen (320 x 240 pixels) with which to run apps on KaiOS, including a take on the classic Snake game. The Nokia 8110 4G phone is powered by a Qualcomm 205 chip, with 512MB RAM, and also comes with a 2-megapixel camera.
The 4G modem might come in handy for turning the phone into a hotspot so you can keep your laptop or tablet connected to the internet. Nokia said that you can get up to 25 days of standby time on a single charge with the 8110. The device comes along with its dual SIM support.
The Nokia 8110 4G will come in May in classic black and bright yellow. The expected price will be €79.