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Tuesday, February 10, 2009

Nokia E71 the Blackberry killer - whats inside

Here is a list of features/specifications of the Nokia E71 and I've bolded things that to me, are significant for someone looking for a new phone and considering the E71. I'll highlight things that you may not realise comes with the E71 or makes E71 a good choice. There is a proper review of the E71 here as well.
Form: Monoblock with full keyboard
Dimensions: 114 x 57 x 10 mm
Weight: 127 g
Volume: 66 ml
Full keyboard
High quality QVGA display
Display and 3D
Size: 2.36"
Resolution: 320 x 240 pixels (QVGA)
Up to 16 million colours
TFT active matrix (QVGA)
Two customisable home screen modes
Easy email set-up
Support for Active Sync for Microsoft Exchange via Mail for Exchange
Supported protocols: IMAP4, Microsoft ActiveSync, POP3, SMTP
Support for email attachments
IMAP IDLE support
Support for Nokia Intellisync Wireless Email
Integrated Nokia Mobile VPN
Keys and input methods
Full keyboard
Dedicated one-touch keys: Home, calendar, contacts, and email
Speaker dependent and speaker independent voice dialling
Intelligent input with auto-completion, auto-correction, auto-punctuation, and learning capability
Accelerated scrolling with NaviTMKey
Notification light in NaviTMKey
colours and covers
Available in-box colours:
- Grey steel
Micro-USB connector, full-speed
2.5 mm Nokia AV connector
BP-4L 1500 mAh Li-Po standard battery
Talk time:
- GSM up to 10 h 30 min
- WCDMA up to 4 h 30 min
Standby time:
- GSM up to 17 days
- WCDMA up to 20 days
- WLAN idle up to 166 hours
Music playback time (maximum): 18 h
microSD memory card slot, hot swappable, max. 8 GB
Approximately 110 MB internal dynamic memory
Operating frequency
E71-1 Quad-band EGSM 850/900/1800/1900, WCDMA 900/2100 HSDPA
Offline mode
Data network
GPRS class A, multislot class 32, maximum speed 100/60 kbps (DL/UL)
EDGE class A, multislot class 32, maximum speed 296/177.6 kbps (DL/UL)
WCDMA 900/2100 or 850/1900 or 850/2100, maximum speed 384/384 kbps (DL/UL)
HSDPA class 6, maximum speed 3.6 Mbps/384 kbps (DL/UL)
WLAN IEEE 802.11b/g
WLAN Security: WEP, 802.1X, WPA, WPA2
TCP/IP support
Nokia PC Internet Access (capability to serve as a data modem)
Local connectivity and synchronisation
Infrared, maximum speed 115 kbps
Bluetooth version 2.0 with Enhanced Data Rate
- Bluetooth profiles: DUN, OPP, FTP, HFP, GOEP, HSP, BIP, RSAP, GAVDP, AVRCP, A2DP
MTP (Multimedia Transfer Protocol) support
Bluetooth (Bluetooth Serial Port Profile. BT SPP)
Network (Raw). Direct TCP/IP socket connection to any specified port (a.k.a HP JetDirectTM).
Network (LPR). Line Printer Daemon protocol (RFC1179).
Support for local and remote SyncML synchronisation, iSync, Intellisync, ActiveSync
Call features
Integrated handsfree speakerphone
Automatic answer with headset or car kit
Any key answer
Call waiting, call hold, call divert
Call timer
Logging of dialed, received and missed calls
Automatic redial and fallback
Speed dialing
Speaker dependent and speaker independent voice dialing (SDND, SIND)
Fixed dialing number support
Vibrating alert (internal)
Side volume keys
Mute key
Contacts with images
Conference calling
Push to talk
Multiple SMS deletion
Text-to-speech message reader
Distribution lists for messaging
Instant messaging with Presence-enhanced contacts
Cell broadcast
Security features
Device lock
Remote lock (see this post)
Data encryption for both phone memory and microSD card
Mobile VPN
Web browsing
Supported markup languages: HTML, XHTML, MP, WML, CSS
Supported protocols: HTTP, WAP 2.0
TCP/IP support
Nokia browser
- JavaScript version 1.3 and 1.5
- Mini Map
Nokia Mobile Search
Nokia PC Internet Access (capability to serve as a data modem)
GPS and navigation (see this post)
Integrated A-GPS
Nokia Maps application
3.2 megapixel camera (2048 x 1536 pixels)
LED flash
Image formats: JPEG/EXIF
CMOS sensor
4 x digital zoom
Focal length: 3.8 mm
Focus range: 10 cm to infinity
Macro focus: 10-60 cm
Flash modes: Automatic, On, Red-eye, Off
Flash operating range: 1 m
White balance modes: automatic, sunny, incandescent, fluorescent
Centre weighted auto exposure; exposure compensation: +2 ~ -2EV at 0.7 step
Capture modes: still, sequence, self-timer, video
Scene modes: auto, user defined, close-up, portrait, landscape, night, night portrait
Colour tone modes: normal, sepia, black & white, negative
Full-screen viewfinder with grid
Active toolbar
Share photos with Share on Ovi
Main camera
640 x 480 at 22 fps
320 x 240 (QVGA) at 30/15 fps
176 x 144 at 15 fps (QCIF)
Digital video zoom
Front camera
- Video recording at up to 128 x 96 pixels (QCIF) and up to 15 fps
- Up to 2x digital video zoom
Video recording file formats: .mp4, .3gp; codecs: H.263, MPEG-4 VSP
Audio recording formats: AMR
Video white balance modes: automatic, sunny, incandescent, fluorescent
Scene modes: automatic, night
Colour tone modes: normal, sepia, black & white, negative
Clip length (maximum): 1 h
Video playback file formats: .mp4, .3gp; codecs: H.263, H.264 ,Real Video and MPEG-4
Video streaming: .3gp, .rm, mp4
Customisable video ring tones
Music and audio playback
Music player
Media player
Nokia Music Manager
Nokia Music Store support
Music playback file formats: .mp3, .wma, .aac, AAC+, eAAC+
Audio streaming formats: .rm, .eAAC+
FM radio 87.5-108 MHz
Visual Radio support. Read more:
2.5 mm Nokia AV connector (wish it was a 3.5mm normal headphones jack)
Nokia Podcasting support
Customisable ring tones
Synchronise music with Windows Media Player
NaviTM wheel support
Voice Aid
Voice and audio recording
Voice commands
Speaker dependent and speaker independent voice dialling (SDND, SIND)
Voice recorder
Audio recording formats: AMR-WB, AMR-NB
Speech codecs: FR, EFR, HRO/1, AMR-HR, and AMR-FR
Personalisation: profiles, themes, ring tones
Customisable home screen content in Business and Personal modes
Customisable profiles
Customisable ring tones
Customisable video ring tones
Support for talking ring tones
Customisable themes
Software platform and user interface
S60 3.1 Edition, Eseries
Symbian Os 9.2
Two home screen modes with customisable active standby views
Voice commands
Personal information management (PIM): contacts, clock, calendar etc.
Advanced contacts database: multiple number and e-mail details per contact, contacts with images
Support for assigning images to contacts
Support for contact groups
Closed user group support
Fixed Dialling Number support
Clock: analogue and digital
Alarm clock with ring tones
Calculator with advanced functions
Calendar with week and month view
Active Notes
To-do list
PIM information viewable during call
JavaTM MIDP 2.0
Flash Lite 3.0
Chat and instant messaging
Nokia browser
- JavaScript version 1.3 and 1.5
- Mini Map
Quickoffice (Quickword, Quickpoint, Quicksheet) (see this post)
PDF Viewer
ZIP Manager
File Manager
Nokia Search
Nokia Maps (can install new maps from
Adding more applications:
- Use the Download! client
- Over-the-air (OTA) downloads

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