At last year's Mobile World Congress, HMD Global — the current owner of the Nokia brand — played a nostalgia card by launching a rehashed version of the legendary Nokia 3310.
This year, the company's doing the same with the Nokia 8110, also known as the Matrix phone, or the bananaphone, but the effect is just not the same as the first time around.
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I was excited about the revived 8110. After all, it's the phone that everyone wanted to have, not only because it was Neo's phone, but also because it was the top phone in Nokia's lineup, and Nokia phones were the best in the late nineties. And although it may seem normal now, cashing out north of a thousand dollars for a phone in those days was considered...well, if not crazy, then extravagant at the very least. Read more...More about Nokia, Memories, Nokia 8110 4g, 8110, and Tech