Nokia E61 (blackberry connect, qwerty keyboard)
At 144 grams and measuring 117 mm x 69.7 mm x 14 mm, the Nokia E61 is a fully equipped smart phone. Apart from the star attraction, the Blackberry connection, the QWERTY keypad is first to grab your attention. With a BP-5L battery, the E61 has a talk time of 7 hours and standby by of a staggering 11 days. The large 16 million color, 320 x 240 pixel resolution screen is a treat to the eye. Compared to its chief competitor, the TREO 650, the E61 is longer but slimmer and sports a larger screen. The optimally placed 4 main soft keys and 5-way joystick is easy to use and hassle-free. Donning the traditional Blackberry form, the E61 is a physically well balanced phone. E-mail on the E61 is made simpler by BlackBerry Connect, GoodLink, Nokia Business Center, Seven Mobile Mail, Seven Always-On Mail, and Visto Mobile. The Symbian operating System OS 9.1 makes multi tasking effortless. You can send and receive E-mail while you're on a phone call. Also work on E-mail while staying offline, so as to avoid disturbance when flying. This Blackberry Connect phone supports an internal memory of 75 MB and an additional, expandable 64MB external miniSD memory card with hot swap. To avoid security hassles and prying eyes, the phone comes with an OMA DM for selective data sharing. Other embedded features include attachment viewers and editors that support Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel which are compatible with Zip Manager and Adobe Reader The Nokia E61 supports MP3 music that can be heard on either the hands free device or the speaker phone. Multimedia Messaging Service supports text, voice clips, video clips and still images receiving, editing and sending. The device's Instant Messaging system supports Yahoo!, AOL, and OMA. Bluetooth, Infrared, USB 2.0, and audio/video streaming give you the option of transferring data to a PC or compatible device wirelessly or using a data cable. The Bluetooth function can employ six connections at the same time. Transfer data via the internet and browse your favorite websites using EGPRS, and GPRS. Systematize your day with features such as alarm clock, note pad, calendar, and a calculator. Personalize your Nokia E61 with personal shortcuts, customizable profiles, caller identification with photo call, fixed number dialing and auto lock keypad. Featuring more than just the basic necessities of a smart phone or a regular PDA, the E61 combines the best of both worlds, and then some!