Samsung Metro is the better phone if we compare the specifications.
01) Metro XL does have 2MP front camera while Nokia 3310 does not have front camera.
02) Metro XL comes with 2.8 Inch display while Nokia 3310 has 2.4 Inch display.
Both phone comes with standard 1 Year brand warranty but Nokia 3310 comes with replacement warranty.
Samsung Metro XL comes with 1 year manufacturer's warranty.
You can store up to 1000 contacts in Metro XL. In addition, you can store up to 250 contacts in each of your sim card. So, if you are using 2 sim cards, in total you can store up to 1500 contacts.
Samsung Metro XL is a 2G mobile phone.
2.8 Inch TFT LCD