Thursday, October 15, 2009
at 9:46 AM
Nokia have officially unveiled the successor to their E71 QWERTY phone in the form of the Nokia E72 QWERTY camera phone which boasts a larger 5 megapixel camera, support for 10.2Mbps HSDAP connectivity and a range of UI improvements.
Nokia have additionally confirmed that the E72, which measures in at a mere 10mm in thickness, sports an optical navigation key allowing end users to ‘bounce around the menus quickly and easily’ as well as a 3.5mm headphone jack located on the top of the device whilst also offering up Nokia Messaging offering easy setup of Yahoo! Messenger, Google Talk and Ovi messaging applications and support of Mail for Exchange and IBM Lotus Notes Traveler email.
Additional highlights include a digital compass, improved sound quality, turn-by-turn navigational functionality.
Nokia E72 Specifications:
* Dimensions: 114 x 58 x 10mm
* Weight: 128 g
* Display: 2.4 inch QVGA (320 x 240 pixels) with up to 16 million colors
* Camera: 5 megapixels with autofocus and flash
* Video: VGA quality recording plus front-camera for video calling
* Email: support for Mail for Exchange, IBM Lotus Notes Traveler, Nokia Messaging, POP/IMAP and selected 3rd party solutions
* Quickoffice 5.3 with support for Microsoft Office 2007
* Built-in mobile VPN
* Built-in GPS with Assisted GPS (A-GPS) support, compass and Nokia Maps
* Active noise-cancellation
* Music features include music player, media player, FM radio with RDS
* 3.5mm AV connector for stereo headphone jack
* Memory: Up to 250Mb internal memory with 4 GB in-box MicroSD card, supports up to 16GB MicroSD memory
* Connectivity: High speed MicroUSB connector
* Data connectivity: 3G, HSDPA, HSUPA, WLAN, EGPRS; Bluetooth 2.0 with A2DP stereo audio
* Talk time: Up to 12.5 hours
* Standby time: Up to 24 days
Nokia E72 Key Features:
* Combine all your emails into one inbox, for life. It’s a snip to set up from the home screen – and includes Mail for Exchange, IBM Lotus Notes Traveler for corporate email, as well as Yahoo! Mail, Gmail, Windows Live Hotmail and most other POP3/IMAP email – plus a lifetime license for Nokia Messaging, Nokia’s mobile email and IM service.
* Instant Messaging in an instant – easy steps to set-up from the home screen to access services like Yahoo! Messenger, Google Talk and Ovi.
* Best-in-class mobile email experience gets even better – the Nokia E72 improves company name search, remote directory lookup, and handling of meeting requests – as well as providing easy 3-step set-up, support for HTML emails in Exchange 2007, sorting email into folders, auto-complete and auto-correction features.
* Maps – Find your way from meeting to meet-up quickly and easily with turn-by-turn, voice-guided navigation. The Nokia E72 comes with A-GPS with compass with integrated Maps – and includes a lifetime walk license. And if you activate it within the first 3 months, you get 10 days free turn-by-turn navigation too.
* Lights the way – If you need to see where you’re going, you can turn on the built-in flashlight with one touch.
* Ovi services include push-email and IM with Nokia Messaging, N-gage games, and the ability to geo-tag and share photos.
* Social networking supports easy access to Ovi, Windows Live!, Yahoo IM, Facebook, YouTube, MySpace.
* One-touch keys to access Email, Contacts, Calendar and Home.
* Voice-commands to use your phone with both hands free.
* New version of Quickoffice provides compatibility with Office 2007 documents and free version upgrades when available.
* Built-in mobile VPN for convenient and secure access to your company intranet and contacts.
* Data Encryption both on the device and the memory card to keep your contacts and documents securely confidential.
* Superb call quality even in busy cities using active noise cancellation.
* Choice of sleek colors: Zodium Black, Metal Grey, Topaz Brown.
* Kick-back and enjoy the music – the Nokia E72 adds a standard 3.5mm headphone jack to its quality music player and FM radio. Listen through your choice of headphones or over Bluetooth stereo audio. Store up to 1500 tracks with the in-box memory, or up to 6000 with an upgraded memory card.
* 5 megapixel camera with autofocus and flash delivers fantastic image quality.
* Video capture and video calling with the extra VGA front camera.
* Excellent web browsing with built-in Flash player and auto-landscape orientation
* Extended battery life to see you through the longest days – up to 12.5 hours talk-time, and up to 24 days standby time
The Nokia E72 is set to start shipping from the third quarter of this year and, in terms of pricing, will retail at around the 350EUR price point.