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The design that made Nokia 3310 memorable in the best-selling phones list

Minimalist screen setup made it very easy to quickly interpret the phone's battery & signal status

Becky Mallaband l The Conversation 

The Nokia 3310 mobile phone has near iconic status. Released in 2000, it is among the best-selling phones of all time, with 126m units produced. It was renowned for being virtually indestructible and for launching many of us onto the first rung of our connected lifestyles. Many people in their 30s and upwards remember it as the first cool phone they owned, or the phone their friends had that made them jealous. Rumours have emerged that the phone is set for a relaunch, though this has yet to be confirmed by Nokia. But, with a wealth of extensive technology packed into today’s huge ...

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