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Nokia E71 review

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Nokia E71
Nokia E71

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The Nokia E71 currently has an Informr score of 8.9 out of 10. This score is based on our evaluation of 21 sources including reviews from users and the web's most trusted critics.

Operating system
Operating system
369 MHz
369 MHz
Screen Size
Screen Size
3+ MP
3+ MP
1500 mAh

What the Critics Are Saying...


Nokia E71 is a powerful business tool - in fact it is one of the most capable we've ever seen. Plus, it has completed the demanding task of adding style and slick looks to the QWERTY messenger breed. The performance of Nokia E71 is praiseworthy, save for the below-par camera.Rarely has a handset had...

- GSMArena team, GSMArena

Nokia e71 is the smartphone runs fantastically with Symbian S60, is a business centric phone with its messaging features and full QWERTY keyboards. The Nokia E71 is fairly a smart looking phone simply due to its sparkly and silver design. Overall its the best phone for business people.
Digital Versus
Digital Versus

As long as you’re not interested in very advanced multimedia navigation, the E71 is a good choice.

- Tristan François , Digital Versus

As a pure business phone, the Nokia E71's enterprise email support leaves something to be desired. There is no BlackBerry support at all, and the Exchange client, which otherwise handles push email, contacts, appointments, and tasks flawlessly, doesn't support email folders. That's going to be a dea...

- Michael Oryl, MobileBurn

The E71 looks more like a Blackberry killer, but don't be fooled: This great white hope from Finland is a smart device that gives the iPhone a run for its money in a lot of different areas (yes, really).Despite its obvious lack of an oversized touchscreen interface, Nokia wins points for a remarkabl...

- Steven Leckart , Wired

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Common Questions

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Nokia backs up the E71 with a 1 Year parts & labour warranty.

If your E71 has problems and is still within its warranty period, you could contact Nokia support or the retailer you purchased the phone from. You'll find Nokia's contact information here. If your phone is off warranty and needs repair for a physical problem such as a broken screen or bad battery, you should visit an authorized service centre or a local phone repair shop. You can also connect with others in The Informr Community Forum to find and share answers to questions.


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Screen Size

The Nokia E71's screen size is 2.4 inches with x pixels resolution.

369 MHz

There is a ARM 11 369 MHz processor (CPU).


The phone runs on proprietary operating system firmware.

3+ MP

You can take photos or capture video with the phone's onboard 3+ MP camera.

There is also a secondary front facing camera useful for video chat and self portraits.

110 MB

Internal memory is 110 MB. An external, MicroSD (up to 8 GB) expansion slot is available for increased storage capacity.


The phone is powered by a Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion), 1500 mAh battery. Nokia's performance ratings are 20 days standby time, 290 minutes.

Nokia E71 Specs

Release Date July 16, 2008
Regions Available USA
Operating System No

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Processor ARM 11 369 MHz
Internal Storage 110 MB
RAM 128 MB
Hearing Aid Compatible No
Noise Cancellation No
SAR Head: 1.33 W/kg
Manufacturer Warranty 1 Year
Accessories Included AC Charger, Manual, Standard Battery
Mobile / Cellular Data
Push-to-talk (PTT) Yes
Wi-Fi Calling No
Voice over LTE (VoLTE) No
SIM card size
Dual SIM No
USB OTG Support No
Infrared Yes
Bluetooth Yes
Bluetooth Profiles A2DP, AVRCP, DUN, OPP/FTP, HFP, HSP
Bluetooth Audio Codecs SBC
Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g
Mobile Hotspot No
Memory Expansion Slot Yes
Expansion Slot Info MicroSD (up to 8 GB)
Data Tethering Compatibility No
Main Camera
Resolution / Aperture
3+ Megapixels
4x digital
Yes (LED)
Additional Rear Camera Info
Auto focus
Video Recording Formats
3GP / 3GPP, MPEG-4, RealVideo
Video Recording Parameters
VGA (640 x 480 pixels), 22 fps
Front Camera
Resolution / Aperture
Additional Front Camera Info
Video Recording Parameters
Display / Screen
Type Color
Technology LCD (TFT)
Colors 16.7 million
Resolution x pixels
Pixel Density Unknown
Size 2.4 inches
Secondary Display No
Sensors Ambient Light
Multi-Touch No
Fingerprint-Resistant Coating No
Additional Display Features -
Power & Battery
Battery Type Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Capacity 1500 mAh
Removable Battery Yes
Wireless Charging
Fast Charging No
Video Playback Time Unknown
Internet Use (Wi-Fi) Unknown
Internet Use (Cellular) Unknown
Talk Time Up to 290 minutes
Standby Time Up to 20 days
Mixed Usage
Physical Characteristics
Design Type Bar
Colors Silver with black accents
Dimensions [H x W x D] 11.4 x 5.7 x 1.0 cm (4.5 x 2.2 x 0.4 in)
Weight 126 grams
Water Resistant / Waterproof Unknown
Rugged design No
IP Rating No
Headset Jack 2.5mm
External Speakers No
Input / Navigation
Sleep / Wake Key No
Home Key No
Input / Keyboard Type QWERTY
Navigation Type D-pad
External Volume Control Yes
Fingerprint Sensor No
Additional Information Messaging: SMS, EMS, MMS, AIM, MSN, Yahoo
ROM: 256MB
Multi-Use Smart Phone / PDA: Yes
Graphics: Yes
Themes: Yes
Backlit Illumination: Yes
Predictive Text Entry: T9
Voicemail Key: Yes
Any Key Answer: Yes
Voice Commands: Yes
Keypad/Screen Lock: Yes
Multiple Numbers Per Contact:
Voice Activated Dialing: Yes
Photo Caller ID: Yes
Web Browser: Yes
Email Client: Yes
Email Protocols: POP3, IMAP, SMTP
PC Synchronization: Yes
Java Application: Yes
Audio Formats: MP3, MP4, eAAC+, AAC+, AAC, AMR, M4A
Video Playback Formats: 3GP / 3GPP, MPEG-4, RealVideo
Custom Ringtones: No
Vibration Alert: Yes
Downloadable Ringtones: Yes
Ringer ID: Yes
Speakerphone: Yes
Games: Downloadable
Apps: -
Included Software / Apps: Microsoft Office Mobile, Windows Media Player Mobile
To-Do / Task List, Calendar, World Clock, Alarm, Calculator, Currency Converter, Maps, NotePad, Voice Memos / Recorder

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