Apr 13, 2011

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Nokia announced the E6 powered by Symbian Anna

Aside from the Nokia X7, Nokia also announced recently another business-centric smartphone in the form of the E6 which uses the latest software update of Symbian, codenamed Anna.

The successor of the well-loved E71 and E72, the Nokia E6 will benefit from the latest Symbian update which features new icons and usability enhancements such as improved text input, a faster browser and refreshed Ovi Maps. I’m more excited with the improved browser performance which was poor in the first  N8, E7, C7 and C6-01.

Not much has changed in the E6 from the design of the E72 save for the larger 2.46-inch screen that has a capacitive touchscreen display. Yup, aside from the QWERTY keypad and the optical trackpad, you can also navigate the phone using the touchscreen. Oh yeah, it has Gorilla Glass too and uses premium glass and stainless steel materials. The Nokia E6 also gets a bump in camera megapixel count from 5 to 8 but instead of an autofocus lens, this one has an EDoF fixed focus camera with dual-LED flash. Nokia also added some nifty features here like support for USB On-The-Go and AV-out for connecting to a television.

The Nokia E6 offers exceptional battery life and the best out-of-the-box Microsoft messaging experience on a business smartphone, including access to Microsoft Exchange, Microsoft Communicator Mobile and Microsoft SharePoint.

Same with the X7, no word of exact date of availability of the E6 here in our country. They gave a vague Q2 2011 release date and the price is €340 (P21k) excluding taxes and subsidies. The Nokia E6 comes in black, white or silver color.

Nokia E6 Specs:

  • 2.46-inch LCD capacitive touch display @ 480×640 pixels
  • Symbian Anna OS
  • Gorilla Glass Display
  • 256MB RAM, 1GB ROM
  • 8GB internal storage, up to 32GB via microSD
  • HSDPA 10.2 Mbps, HSUPA 2 Mbps
  • WiFi 802.11 b/g/n
  • Bluetooth 3.0 w/ A2DP
  • 8MP camera EDoF fixed-focus camera with dual LED flash
  • 720p HD video recording
  • FM Radio tuner
  • GPS w/ aGPS support
  • Li-Ion battery 1500mAh

 

 



  1. This one looks appealing! Will wait for it :)

  2. soduhwhatever says:

    sold my n8 and bought an htc cause it took forever for nokia to have that so-called symbian anna. although AMOLED screen is really incomparable but still nothing beats htc for its exceptionally designed UI.

  3. This is nothing compared to the newly announced HTC Sensation –

    http://www.techdron.com/htc-sensation-the-dual-core-superphone/

  4. Strawberry says:

    I just bought this phone, Nokia E6 (Black) after I sold my iPhone 3g. And now I’m missing a full touch screen phone. I’m selling my Nokia E6 right now. I just tested using it for 5 days only. All complete accessories, box and a one year warranty. Price is negotiable. For interested and sure buyers, contact me @ 0916-352-8072 ASAP. :)

    Condition: GOOD AS NEW. SCRATCHLESS!

    Meeting place: Mall of Asia, LRT Stations or Glorietta. Thanks! :)

  5. “The Nokia E6 offers exceptional battery life and the best out-of-the-box Microsoft messaging experience on a business smartphone, including access to Microsoft Exchange, Microsoft Communicator Mobile and Microsoft SharePoint.”

    This one is really appealing, can’t wait to have one.

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