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Nokia E71 Smartphone - Bar - Steel Gray - 002F581

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I wanted this phone so much & now I got it! :) I've been using it about 2 weeks and I must say that is the best smartphone I've had and out there. It's capabilities are amazing at least! I had E61i and the only reason I replaced it because of the slow responsive interface! Now with the E71 I have true performance, beautiful design and even couple of extra features in my pocket:P App. that stand out + features:WiFi,GPS,built in radio,Nokia Search,Mobbler,Mobiola WebCam,Nokia browser,Nokia Video Centre,Locr,Multiscaner,WeFi,OctroTalk(video stream and videotalk in near future...),Panoman,CorePlayer,FSCaller,Fring,Gmaps,WorldMate. This can do it ALL! One thing that I find it difficult was when trying to take the MicroSD card out of the phone...One have to push real deep and with my finger I can't reach the needed depth, so I use my keys instead. The voice is SOOO CLEAR&LOUD! I adore that! The pouch and the lanyard are great accessories! Battery lasts me 3 days now with intense usage, though a "achieved" 2 days with all day probing and tasting the phone :P But that's normal for tech guy like me:) I expect 4 days with no hassle once I get to now every little thing about this beautiful and very stylish phone. Oh yeah, the camera takes great photos on day light and night time with enough light. When a take shoots in darker rooms, there is annoying purple color all over the picture which I hope will be resolved with new firmware update. That's all I've wanted to share with all of you which have Nokia E71 or intend to buy one or more :) p.s. I have the E71-2 version which is for NAM. So I can't use the 3G in Europe i.e. Macedonia. But I am okey with this, because I have EDGE and WiFi all over when I will be in need.

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I go through a lot of phones. Mainly because I can't seem to find the perfect one. I always find something I really dislike about a phone or something is missing. With the first gen iPhone, there was a LOT missing for me. I didn't have that phone for very long. I really thought I had it figured out when I bought the N95-3. That was a really neat device. You could do pretty much anything on it (including edit videos and splice in sound, etc.). But after a while, I just couldn't handle not having a keypad (I message a lot). That being said, I have to say that this phone is the closest I've ever had to perfect. The GPS locks on super quick (compared to my N95) and it has a keypad, bluetooth, wifi, 3.5g. I don't need to tell you the specs, you can see them for yourself. What makes this phone great is that it works. Symbian is a great, stable operating system. Even if you do have to reboot, it's lightning fast. You can install tons of free applications, send MMS messages (take that, iPhone!), tether it to various devices. You can get into the file system and modify content. You can do all of this without having to modify the operating system or "jailbreak" it. I really wanted to like the iPhone, but it was too restricted. I like to be able to mess around with my phone. I'm an I.T. guy. It's in my nature. Design: This phone is beautiful. It reminds me a little of the first gen iPhone. It has a lot of metal in it and it's very heavy for as slim as it is, probably due to the huge 1500 maH battery. Battery life is phenomenal on this phone. I have people in my office who complain about their iPhone 3G batteries all the time. This phone will last you 2-3 days with heavy use easily. If you're looking at this phone it's because you want something...more. You don't want an iPod that acts as a phone, or you don't like touch screen phones. You want something that works well in a business environment and you like a qwerty keyboard. If that's the case, you should buy this phone. The honest-to-god only complaint I could possibly have is the camera. It's not great. Most Nokia cameras are overkill, if anything (like the 5 mp Carl Zeiss on the N95), but this one has issues. Most of the issues with this camera are in dark environments. It seems to be the optics, so a firmware update won't fix that. That being said, it isn't horrible and it records video, which the iPhone still doesn't do. It zooms, which the iPhone still doesn't do (sad, really), and you can do a lot with the pictures/videos after you take them. Anyway, that's my rant. I wish I could give a more detailed, comprehensive review, but I don't have time and there are plenty on the web. Check them out. I read them all before I made my purchase and pretty much all of them were dead-on.

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Simply Amazing!!!

by Nestor on 2/8/2009

First off, let's not go comparing this device to an iPhone! They are both no where near each other so let's set that straight. The phone itself is amazing. It's construction and feel right off the bat tells you this phone is made with quality! Worth every penny. Runs on 3G where available, is super crystal clear when talking on it, email support is perfect. It has a small screen when you (if you still are comparing it to the iPhone) but that doesn't matter. I have an iPhone, a Nokia E71 & a LG Voyager. Love them all in they're own special way! To sum it all up, this phone quite possibly kills the blackberry. My problem with the blackberry was it's sidekick's dirty track ball.

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Very solid device

on 3/2/2009

I have had the E71 now for about 2 weeks and it has been amazing so far. At first I was a little disappointed with the size of the QWERTY however, I'm completely used to it now and I can type virtually mistake-free. The phone performs almost all its tasks extremely quickly, I did get one or two stalls/resets from heavy usage however, but this is understandable, when you are demanding so much from such a compact device. I bought a silicone case for it and it looks great, I do like to use it outside of the case occasionally to remind myself of its sleek, sexy design. Since this phone has been around for a decent amount of time now, the support / forums online are very helpful and there is plenty of software to download to increase functionality. I can only imagine how awesome this device would be if I had an unlimited data plan (I currently am on a campus and use WiFi most of the time, and it performs great).

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Always stay ready with the E71. Rapid 3G connectivity with HSDPA support lets you connect at broadband like speeds while out of the office. Collect emails instantly, connect to corporate networks or download large files and email attachments instantly. Wi-Fi support lets you tap into hotspots for true broadband connectivity.


Wide-screen QVGA display looks sharp, bright and beautiful, with extended space to display your messages fully.

Instant Email

Let the Nokia E71 keep you connected. Support for push email delivers your messages the moment they arrive. Connect to BlackBerry, MS Exchange Visto Mobile, or Seven Always-on e-mail solutions. What ever you need the E71 is always ready.

Rich Media

A large wide screen display large screen lets you watch your films in their original wide screen format with smooth uninterrupted playback. MP3 music player and microSDHC expandable memory lets you carry your music and movie collection with you when you want to unwind.


Manufacturer Nokia - E Series
Mfg Part# 002F581
SKU 208270177
UPC 758478014974
UPC 14 00758478014974
Battery Standby Time 480 Hour WCDMA / 408 Hour GSM
Battery Talk Time 4 Hour 30 Minute WCDMA / 10 Hour 30 Minute GSM
Product Name E71 Smart Phone (Unlocked)
Manufacturer Website Address
Manufacturer Nokia
Product Type Smartphone
Product Model E71
Manufacturer Part Number 002F581
Memory Technology SDRAM
Memory Card Support microSD
Standard Memory 128 MB
Built-in Memory 110 MB
Package Contents E71 Smart Phone (Unlocked) Nokia battery (BP-4L) Nokia charger (AC-5U) Nokia connectivity cable (CA-101) Nokia headset (HS-47) Nokia Eseries lanyard Nokia Eseries pouch User guide Quick Start guide and other documentation
Network Band Dual Band / Quad Band
Network Support WCDMA 850 / WCDMA 1900 / GSM 800 / GSM 900 / GSM 1800 / GSM 1900
Weight 4.47 oz
Width 2.24"
Color Steel Gray
Depth 0.39"
Height 4.49"
Ringing Tones Monophonic / Polyphonic
Call Alerts Ringing / Vibrate
Standard Warranty 1 Year Limited
Tech Specs
Form: Monoblock with full keyboard
Dimensions: 4.49 x 2.24 x 0.39 in
Weight: 4.47 oz
Full keyboard
High quality QVGA display
Display and 3D
Size: 2.36"
Resolution: 320 x 240 pixels (QVGA)
Up to 16 million colors
TFT active matrix (QVGA)
Two customizable home screen modes
Security features
Device lock
Remote lock
Data encryption for both phone memory an microSD content
mobile VPN
Keys and input method
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 and learning capability
Accelerated scrolling with NaviTMKey
Notification light in NaviTMKey
Micro-USB connector, full-speed
2.5 mm Nokia AV connector
Battery: 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 6.9 days
Music playback time (maximum): 18 h
microSD memory card slot, hot swappable, max. 8 GB
110 MB internal dynamic memory
Communication and navigation
Operating frequency
Quad-band EGSM 850/900/1800/1900 MHz, WCDMA 850/1900 MHz, 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 850/1900 MHz, 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)
Requires GPRS service. GPRS may not be available in all networks. GPRS data transmission speeds may be as high as 296 Kbps, but may vary based upon network capabilities and other conditions. The establishment and continuation of a GPRS connection depends on network availability, provider support and signal strength.
Local connectivity and synchronization
Infrared, maximum speed 115 kbps
Bluetooth version 2.0 with Enhanced Data Rate
MTP (Multimedia Transfer Protocol) support
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 synchronization, 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
Multiple SMS deletion
Text-to-speech message reader
Distribution lists for messaging
Instant messaging with Presence-enhanced contacts
Cell broadcast
Only devices that offer compatible multimedia message or e-mail features can receive and display multimedia messages. Content appearance may vary. Some images and ring tones can not be forwarded.
Supported protocols: IMAP, POP, SMTP
Support for e-mail attachments
IMAP IDLE support
Support for Nokia Intellisync Wireless Email
Integrated Nokia Mobile VPN
Easy Email set-up
Only devices that offer compatible multimedia message or e-mail features can receive and display multimedia messages. Content appearance may vary. Some images and ring tones can not be forwarded.
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*
Integrated A-GPS
Nokia Maps application
The availability and accuracy of GPS location services are dependent on wireless networks, satellite systems, and the agency receiving the information. It may not function in all areas or at all times. You should never rely solely on GPS products for essential communications like emergencies.
Image and sound
3.2 megapixel camera (2048 x 1536 pixels)
Image formats: JPEG/EXIF
CMOS sensor
Digital zoom
Focal length: 3.8 mm
Focus range: 10 cm to infinity
Macro focus: 10-60 cm
LED flash
Flash modes: Automatic, On, Red-eye, Off
Flash operating range: 1 m
White balance modes: automatic, sunny, incandescent, fluorescent
Center 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
Color 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
Color tone modes: normal, sepia, black & white, negative
Clip length (maximum): 1 h
Video playback file formats: .Flash Lite 3, mp4, .3gp; codecs: H.263, MPEG-4 VSP
Video streaming: .3gp, mp4, .rm
Customizable video ring tones
Music and audio playback
Music player
Media player
Music playback file formats: .mp3, .wma, .aac, AAC+, eAAC+
Audio streaming formats: .rm, .eAAC+
FM radio 87.5-108 MHz with RDS support
2.5 mm Nokia AV connector
Nokia Music Manager
Nokia Podcasting support
Customizable ring tones
Synchronize 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
Personalization: profiles, themes, ring tones
Customizable profiles
Customizable ring tones
Customizable video ring tones
Support for talking ring tones
Customizable themes
Customizable home screen content in Business and Personal modes
Software platform and user interface
S60 3.1 Edition, Eseries
Symbian Os 9.2
Two home screens with customizable active standby views
Voice commands
FOTA (Firmware update Over The Air)
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)
PDF Viewer
ZIP Manager
File Manager
Nokia Search
Nokia Maps
Adding more applications:
Use the Download! client
Over-the-air (OTA) downloads
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