Nokia E71

Nokia E71

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    • Nokia E71 Qwerty Keyboard Unlocked Mobile Phone Black
    • Nokia E71 Qwerty Keyboard Unlocked Mobile Phone Black

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Nokia E71 Review

  • 3.5 / 5
    • The good:
      excellent QWERTY keyboard, reliable connectivity, Internet browsing friendly, one of the slimmest smartphones
    • The bad:
      disappointing camera, crowded keypad
    If you’re looking for a quality phone with the perfect QWERTY keyboard, Nokia E71 is the best choice. The buttons are rubberized and it being smaller than its predecessor, the E61, Nokia E71 proves to be easy on the hands. The phone’s light sensor feature adds to the keyboard’s beauty by proving the backlight just when you need it. With a mere 114 x 57 x 10 mm dimension and 127g weight, the handheld has a commendable design for a for a Symbian S60 smartphone. The design gives you the feel of its good metal built but it’s either you like it or you love it. It’s one of the slimmest smartphones in the market but you might not be a big fan of a crowded keypad, a mere 2.36" display and that it also lacks a distinguishing factor. The right side of the handheld houses the two volume controls, and a 2.5 mm standard audio jack while on the left side, you will find a mini USB port, a microSD slot that can accommodate up to 8GB, and an infrared port. The gadget also provides easy navigation with four shortcut keys -- home, calendar, contacts and messages – and a square D-pad. At the top, you will find the loudspeaker and the red power key. At the bottom is the usual Nokia lanyard eyelet and the charger port. Nokia E71 offers excellent connectivity via Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, infrared, a 3.6Mbps HSDPA 3G, and USB. Data transfers are proven to be fast and reliable. Internet browsing is one of the phone’s strength as it lets you move around the page in the most convenient way possible. It is also commendable that it supports Java and Flash content. The handheld’s camera is quite a disappointment. There is no dedicated camera button and no camera lens protection while the LED flash has little use. The quality of pictures is also a weakness. The noise is high, and colors and details don’t reflect well in the pictures. However, with manual white balance, ISO, various camera effects, among others, the settings are a treat to snappers.