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Nokia E72 review

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Nokia E72
Nokia E72
Nokia E72
Nokia E72
Nokia E72
Nokia E72

Informr score
The Nokia E72 currently has an Informr score of 8.2 out of 10. This score is based on our evaluation of 4 sources including reviews from users and the web's most trusted critics.

Operating system
Operating system
600 MHz
600 MHz
Screen Size
Screen Size
5+ MP
5+ MP
1500 mAh

What the Critics Are Saying...

Nokia Phone Blog
Nokia Phone Blog

It’s not as wide as a Blackberry, but it’s super sleek and definitely thinner.

- Nokia Phone Blog team, Nokia Phone Blog
Nokia Phone Blog
Nokia Phone Blog

I have to say I really like the Nokia E72. It’s thin, very pocketable, does everything I need it to do, and lasts longer than any other phone out there. I always used to say that I would never carry around a Blackberry (or Blackberry-ish device in this case), but the E72′s made me change...

- ang, Nokia Phone Blog

Nokia has had mixed results when it comes to business phones, but it got pretty much all the ingredients right with the E71. It's been a long wait for the follow-up, but the E72 has finally arrived, featuring a faster processor, new optical joystick and upgraded camera. But is this new...

- Frank Lewis, CNET

We didn’t encounter any lagging during our tests of the Nokia E72. That´s something you could say about us after the fourth shot of whiskey down the hatch the other day, but that´s life. The handset is snappy and quite suitable for calls. In-call quality is excellent on both ends,...

- PhoneArena Team, PhoneArena

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Common Questions

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Nokia backs up the E72 with a 1 Year parts & labour warranty.

If your E72 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 E72's screen size is 2.4 inches with x pixels resolution.

600 MHz

There is a ARM 11 600 MHz processor (CPU).


The phone runs on proprietary operating system firmware.

5+ MP

You can take photos or capture video with the phone's onboard 5+ MP camera.

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

250 MB

Internal memory is 250 MB. An external, MicroSD (up to 16 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 20.5 days standby time, 750 minutes.

Nokia E72 Specs

Release Date June 15, 2009
Regions Available USA
Operating System No

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Processor ARM 11 600 MHz
Internal Storage 250 MB
Hearing Aid Compatible No
Noise Cancellation No
SAR Head: 1.31 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 No
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 16 GB)
Data Tethering Compatibility Yes
Main Camera
Resolution / Aperture
5+ Megapixels
5x digital
Yes (LED)
Additional Rear Camera Info
Auto focus, Night mode
Video Recording Formats
3GP / 3GPP, H.264 / AVC, MPEG-4, WMV, RealVideo
Video Recording Parameters
VGA (640 x 480 pixels), 15 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, Motion / Accelerometer, Digital Compass
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 750 minutes
Standby Time Up to 20.5 days
Mixed Usage
Physical Characteristics
Design Type Bar
Colors Zodium Black, White
Dimensions [H x W x D] 11.4 x 5.8 x 1.0 cm (4.5 x 2.3 x 0.4 in)
Weight 128 grams
Water Resistant / Waterproof Unknown
Rugged design No
IP Rating No
Headset Jack 3.5mm
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, Windows Live
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
DLNA Support: Yes
Java Application: Yes
Audio Formats: MP3, eAAC+, AAC+, AAC, AMR, WMA, WAV
Video Playback Formats: 3GP / 3GPP, H.264 / AVC, MPEG-4, WMV, RealVideo
Streaming Video: Yes
Custom Ringtones: No
Vibration Alert: Yes
Downloadable Ringtones: Yes
Ringer ID: Yes
Speakerphone: Yes
Data Tethering: Yes
Radio: Yes (FM/RDS)
Wi-fi Encryption: WPA/WPA2
Viewable document types: DOC, PDF, PPT, RTF, TXT, XLS
Games: Downloadable
Apps: Downloadable
Included Software / Apps: -
To-Do / Task List, Calendar, World Clock, Alarm, Calculator, Currency Converter, Maps, NotePad, Voice Memos / Recorder

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