Nokia mobile phone "8110" that appeared in the movie "Matrix" again reborn in 22 years
Mobile phone made by Nokia which attracted attention as it appeared in the movie "Matrix" released in 19998110It was announced that it will resurrect with the same name for the first time in 22 years.
The Nokia 8110 made famous by "The Matrix" is getting a reboot, with 4G for less than $ 100 - Quartz
Nokia's banana phone from The Matrix is back - The Verge
This news was announced in the world's largest mobile exhibition "MWC 2018" to be held in Barcelona, Spain from 26th February to 1st March 2018. "8110" which used the old model name as it is has a sliding type cover like the model at the time, and it has become a terminal with old-fashioned style with built-in 10 keys in it. Color is a lineup of "Banana Yellow" and "Black".
The main body has a curved shape that hits the face, which is also one that makes the first 8110 called "banana phone" a daft.
Although it is a terminal that makes you feel retro feeling, the camera mounted on the back has literally a retro performance with the number of pixels "2 million pixels". According to The Verge who actually tested shooting with actual equipment, the image quality was "terrible".
However, the part other than the camera has contemporary performance, the communication standard supports 4 G LTE and supports dual SIM.Qualcomm 205 Mobile PlatformIt has a processor and has 512 MB of RAM and 4 GB of storage. The screen size has been updated to the 2.4 inch QVGA color display expanded than the original model. OS is not Android, but it is said that applications such as Facebook and Twitter are available. And, how long the standby time is 25 days.
For the telephone number and character input, use the 10 key at the bottom of the terminal. For the character input method, this is also a nostalgic nameT9 methodIt is said that it is equipped.
A movie of The Verge who got the real machine at the MWC's site has been released at once, and you can see the real thing in this.
Nokia 8110 hands-on: The Matrix phone is back - YouTube
Nokia was bought by Microsoft in 2014 and this time announced is Finnish company "HMD Global" who has the exclusive right to sell Nokia brand mobile phone launched by former Nokia executives . The company is also a past Nokia model in 2017 MWCRevive "3310" to the present ageThere was.
The first Nokia 8110 was a mobile phone released in 1996, and the communication method was a model that supported GSM. It is the first model with a cover on the 10 key part, gaining popularity with a slightly curved body design and a smart appearance.
In Japan, it was a model not yet introduced because of the communication method, but it became a topic among some fans from the atmosphere of "foreign mobile phone" anyhow. After that, in 1999, Neo acting Keanu Reeves in the movie 'Matrix' gained this model dramatically as he acquired this model. By the way, opening the slide part as "shaki" was a thing that was remodeled for the movie, and the real thing was that it was a manual slide.
Matrix Nokia 8110 - YouTube
The newly reborn Nokia 8110 is scheduled to be released in May 2018, and the price is scheduled for 79 euros (about 10,000 yen).