Nokia Launches 3G Ready E72 Smartphone in India

Nokia has announced the launch of Nokia E72 smartphone in India, available on pre-order, which is GSM quadband and 3G ready handset that features large 2.4-inch 16 million colors Widescreen QVGA color display, full QWERTY backlight keyboard, exhaustive range of data connectivity options, 5 MP camera and built-in GPS receiver with integrated A-GPS along with preloaded Nokia Maps 3.0 application.

nokia-e72-smartphonePowered by Symbian latest OS v9.3, Series 60 rev 3.2 user intrface, the Nokia E72 smartphone is Quad-band GSM 850/900/1800/1900 MHz ready along with 3G HSDPA 900/1900/2100 MHz network ready handset that features a large 2.4 inch (diagonal), 16 Million colors QVGA 320 x 240 pixels Active matrix display allowing more easier opening and editing attachments in MS Word, PowerPoint and Excel formats or viewing pictures, images and Web pages or Adobe Acrobat PDF files. In addition, the smartphone is equipped with Accelerometer sensor for auto screen rotate and a new two directional optical trackpad.

Only 10 mm thick, the new Nokia E72 mobile phone comes with 256 MB of internal shared memory plus 128 MB SDRAM and handset also supports microSD memory card with maximum of 16-GB of expandable memory to help store large volume of music, videos, and photos. A 4-GB memory card in included with the package.

Building on the success of the Nokia E71, the company’s flagship messaging device, the new Nokia E72 smartphone brings the full QWERTY keyboard form factor to a broader audience at a great affordable price.

Symbian OS 9.3, S60 rel 3.2 user interface equipped Nokia E72 smartphone offers exhaustive connectivity options inclusing GPRS Class 32 with upto 100 kbps speed, EDGE Class 32, 296 kbps, WiFi 802.11 b/g wireless LAN connection, HSCSD 43.2 kbps connection, 3G HSDPA upto 3.6 Mbps speed and Infrared port in addition to USB v2.0 with Micro USB connector for wired connection.

In addition, Nokia E72 mobile phone also offers built-in Bluetooth v2.0 with A2DP connection. The wireless Bluetooth v2.0 connection with Advanced Audio Distribution Profile (A2DP) feature offered by Nokia E72 mobilephone allows listening to music on bluetooth compatible headset absolutely wire-free and in full stereo.

The EDGE Class 32 network connection offered by Nokia E72 mobilephone handset allows ultra fast data transmissions, and faster downloads and file transfers, while Bluetooth technology enables communication with other Bluetooth compatible devices and gadgets such as color printers, PDAs and laptops for instant sync-ups, data transfer and print jobs in a flash.

Nokia E72 comes with lifetime licensed ‘Nokia Messaging Service’ that now offers full support for access to Yahoo Messenger, Google Talk and Ovi online IM services with easy to setup user interface. In addition, optical navigational key allows users easy and faster glide through their email and system menus.

5.0 MP Camera: 3G network ready new Nokia E72 mobile phone features 5.0 Megapixel digital camera with maximum 2592 x 1944 pixels resolution. The camera also offers 8x digital zoom facility, and allows full screen viewfinder. Camera does not offer any integrated falsh and is not autofocus. The digital camera in Nokia E72 mobile phone is also capable of recording video in QVGA format at upto 15 fps.

Still pictures are stored in JPEG/EXIF image formats and digital camera allows automatic scene selection including user defined, portrait, landscape, night, and night portrait.

Video playback formats supported includes MPEG-4, .mp4, .3gp, H.263, and H.264.

The Nokia E72 smartphone also offers integrated MP3 media player which supports MP3, MP4, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, RA, WMA, WAV, M4A music file formats.

Available in choice of three colors – Zodium Black, Metal Grey, and Topaz Brown – the new Nokia E72 smartphone is equipped with integrated FM stereo radio with Visual Radio feature and is capable of playing streaming video (3GPP). The FM radio allows 87.5 – 108 MHz frequency range and handset is also equipped with 3.5 mm AV connector supporting all kinds for headphones.

The Nokia E72 smartphone also offers Push email facility which supports Nokia’s Intellisync Wireless Email and Blackberry Connection. For email Nokia E63 smartphone supports SMTP, POP3, IMAP4 (with idle) protocols and MS Active Sync.

WiFi LAN ready Nokia E72 smartphone attachments viewers and editors support the most common features of Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel (Microsoft Office 97, 2000, XP and 2003) and user interface is compatible with Zip Manager and Adobe Acrobat Reader.

The Nokia E72 mobile phone also supports MMS (Multimedia Message Service) for Multimedia text messaging allowing sounds, pictures, animations and formatted text in SMS message and its integrated image blog features allows sharing photos instantly by directly posting them onto any blog site. The powerful and intuitive active toolbar interface provides a one-touch selection to effortlessly send photos via email, Bluetooth connectivity or MMS, print or upload them onto an Internet community.

Powered by 600 MHz AMR 11 Processor, the new Nokia E72 smartphone is equipped with Symbian OS 9.3 Series 60 v3.2 operating system and it also features built-in Loudspeaker for integrated handsfree speaker, push to talk facility, voice commands and voice recording, Microsoft Document Viewers for word, excell and powerpoint, applications including calender and to-do-list with printing.

Quickoffice receive available with Nokia E72 allows view and edit attachments received in email. Quickpoint, Quickword & Quicksheet enable viewing and edit Microsoft PowerPoint, Word, and Excel documents. The smartphone also allows working in offline mode enabling read and write email even when network is unavailable like during flight. It also offers Multi-tasking abilities allowing Sending and receiving emails while talking on the phone.

Other features of Nokia E72 smartphone includes; Internal Antenna, Voice Mail Capability, SMS, WAP 2.0/xHTML, HTML (PocketIE) Internet Browser, JAVA applications, MMS, SMS, WWW, E-Mail, MSN Messenger, WAP, Mobile Email, and Nokia team suite software with Quickoffice viewer software.

The Nokia Team Suite includes a search function that allows fast queries on contacts, emails and stored messages. Attachments received via email, such as document presentations and spreadsheets, can be easily accessed via the Quickoffice viewer software pack.

The Nokia E72 also has the ability to switch modes with a single key press, allow switching from a view of corporate mail, appointments and intranet data, to a personal mode with a picture of friends, personal email and shortcuts to favorite hobby blogs or websites.

The Nokia E72 smartphone also comes equipped with Files on Ovi, a service where people can get remote access to their PC files even when their computer is offline. All handset owners would be allowed access to 1-GB of online file storage for free.

GPS with A-GPS: The Nokia E72 mobilephone handset also sports built-in GPS receiver with integrated Assisted Global Positioning System (A-GPS) that links to both satellites and local networks for navigation and it comes with pre-installed Nokia Maps v3.0 application and free downloadable maps of over 100 countries. The Nokia Map v3.0 software includes maps of 8 Indian cities with 52 categories of points of interest allowing users access places, travel destinations, bars/cafes/restaurants and hotel locations for local usage. The handset also offers a unique feature viz location tagger that allows users automatically tag location details with pictures (like date and time etc) along with the geographical coordinates data.

Weighing just 128 gms the Nokia E72 smartphone comes with high power battery, Li-Po 1500 mAh (BP-4L) which provides upto 480 hrs of stand-by time (2G) and upto 12 hours of talk time (2G) on full charge.


Nokia E72 Smartphone Features

  • GSM Quad-band GSM 850/900/1800/1900 MHz
  • HSDPA 900 / 1900 / 2100 MHz
  • 2.36 inch (diagonal), 16 Million colors QVGA 320 x 240 pixels Active matrix display
  • Full QWERTY Keyboard backlight
  • Five Way Scroll Key
  • Accelerometer sensor
  • 250-MB built-in memory, 128 MB SDRAM
  • microSD card slot, Up to 16-GB , hotswapable
  • ARM 11 600 MHz Processor
  • Symbian OS 9.3 S60 rel 3.2 user interface
  • Multi-format attachment viewer allows easy viewing of email attachments
  • GPRS Class 32, upto 100 kbps
  • EDGE Class 32, 296 kbps
  • 3G, HSDPA 3.6 Mbps speed connection
  • Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g wireless network connection using Unlicensed Mobile Access (UMA) technology
  • Bluetooth v2.0+A2DP
  • USB v2.0
  • MicroUSB port connector
  • 5.0 Megapixel digital camera, 2592 x 1944 pixels resolution, Carl Zeiss Optics, Autofocus, LED flash
  • Video capture and playback in VGA (640 x 480 pixels) @ 30 fps , Supports MPEG4, 3GPP and h.263 video file formats
  • Secondary VGA resolution camera for video calling
  • FM stereo Radio with RDS, Visual Radio
  • Media Player, supporting MP3, MP4, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, H.263, H.264
  • Streaming video (3GPP)
  • 64 channels Polyphonic ringtones, MP3 ringtones, ringtone composer
  • Local synchronization with PC using PC Suite
  • Local synchronization over Bluetooth technology
  • Polyphonic (64 channels), MP3, Monophonic & True Tones Ringtones
  • Java MIDP 2.0, down loadable
  • WAP 2.0/xHTML, HTML
  • Blackberry connectivity
  • SMS, MMS, Email, Push Email, IM
  • 3.5 mm audio output port
  • Integrated GPS receiver with A-GPS support, Nokia Maps 2.0
  • Handsfree Speakphone
  • Voice Command, Voice Dial
  • Built-in speakerphone, conference calling
  • Range of applications available for Symbian S60
  • Colors – Metal Gray, Black, Topaz Brown
  • Standard battery, Li-Po 1500 mAh (BP-4L)
    Stand by: up to 480 hrs
    Talk time: up to 12 hrs
  • Dimensions: 114 x 58 x 10 mm
  • Weight: 128 gms

The 3G ready new Nokia E72 smartphone with full QWERTY keyboard and 3.5 mm audio port is available in India for Rs. 23,599 with one year warranty. Visit for more details.

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