According to reports, HMD Global is buckling up to bring back the classic Nokia 8000 and Nokia 6300. They are planning to do so by giving these models 4G support. This will reportedly be achieved by changing the operating system of the devices to KaiOS. This operating system is super successful and has been used in the Jio Phones.
These old Nokia models were spotted on a Swedish telecom operator Telia’s wesbite. Going by the reports, these devices appeared on a refreshed list of devices that will support Wi-Fi calling. However, these old Nokia models are no longer listed on Telia’s website. But, this listing definitely indicates that the Nokia 8000 and Nokia 6300 will get a major upgraded launch soon. Moreover, the primary aim of this launch is to hit the nostalgia strings in customers. Other smartphones like the Nokia 8, Nokia 9 and more were listed as well.
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Furthermore, the key specifications of these two devices have also surfaced online. Going by reports, the key specifications of the devices definitely seem interesting.
Nokia 8000 4G Specifications (Expected)
The Nokia 8000 4G will reportedly come with the model number TA-1303. Moreover, this is the model number for the dual-SIM variant. The phone will run on KaiOS and feature a 2.8-inch display. Additionally, this Nokia phone will also be powered by a single-core processor. The single-core processor will be paired with 4MB RAM and 512MB of internal storage. Besides, this internal storage is expandable up to 32GB via a microSD card.
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Connectivity options include LTE support, GSM/ WCDMA, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS, GLONASS, and a Micro-USB port for charging. When it comes to battery, the Nokia 8000 4G may come with a 1,500mAh battery. Moreover, the phone will come with dimensions of 132.2×56.5×12.3mm. The phone is said to weigh 110 grams.The phone is said to come in Black, Blue, Gold, and White color options.
Nokia 6300 4G Specifications (Expected)
Going by a report of Nokia Power User, the Nokia 6300 4G will come with the model number TA-1294. Moreover, this is the model number for the dual-SIM variant of the phone as well. The Nokia phone will run on KaiOS as well. Additionally, the Nokia phone will feature a 2.4-inch display. This is a slightly smaller display than the one on Nokia 8000.
On the processor front, the phone is powered by a single-core processor. This processor is said to come with 4MB RAM and 512MB of internal storage. Additionally, the internal storage is expandable up to 32GB via a microSD card.
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The Nokia 6300 4G will packs a 1,500mAh battery. Moreover, the connectivity options on the device are the same as the Nokia 8000 4G. Lastly, the phone is expected to come in three color options namely Charcoal, Cyan, and White.
These feature phones were extremely successful and popular in the early 2000’s. It would definitely be a good time to see them make an upgraded comeback. Moreover, the sense of nostalgia will definitely compel many people to go for these devices. Also, being 4G supported, the devices will be of great use once again.