Nokia 3310 vs. the bunch of phones you’ve missed at MWC2017

The Nokia 3310 (2017) was, in fact, the cheapest phone to steal the spotlight at this year’s MWC. Even here, on our own website, ‘Nokia 3310’ has lately been the most popular search term there is.

Bear with me as I do my best to speculate why that may be.

With a penetration of about a third of the world population, the smartphone is hardly a novelty. Chances are, everyone you know has one, and probably a lot of their grandmothers too. The exponential proliferation of a product that is only about a decade old has also spawned countless companies trying to snatch a piece of this…