"Why the hell would you want a phone that doesn't have apps," replies Logic.
Maybe that same debate has been going on in your head too. Don't worry, I went hands on with the device and now have enough facts to settle things... at least until the 3310 is available for review.
Who would want to use a Nokia 3310? If you go travelling it would keep you accessible (as long there's a mobile network available) for days without the need of a charger, and it is really lightweight, so you won't notice it taking up space in your bag. The new Nokia 3310 could also be really useful for those grandparents that always seem to hate smartphones and only want a phone to call grandkids. Finally, the 3310 would be a real success in prisons. Besides it's purportedly great battery life, it's small and has nice round sides that suggest it would be easy to hide it in really tight places.
What I really want to know is if it's as resistant as its predecessor. We know it isn't water resistant, but could it survive a massive fall like Nokia's old phones? It kinda looks like it could, and it feels like it too, but we won't know until we review it when it's available later this year.