Nokia has officially launched in India its aluminum clad 3G capable Nokia E7 QWERTY Smartphone that has 4-inch tilting touchscreen, is powered by brand new cutting-edge Symbian ^3 mobile operating system and features 8 Megapixel camera with HD video recording capability plus offers built-in suite of video editing software.
The latest version of the Symbian ^3 platform brings more than 250 new features and improvements and retains the familiarity enjoyed by millions of smartphone users worldwide
Pretty identical to Nokia’s N8 in look and feel, the Nokia E7 QWERTY Smartphone is also powered by 680 MHz ARM 11 Processor with 3D Graphics HW accelerator running new cutting-edge Symbian ^3 mobile operating system that offers several enhancements including support for gestures such as multi touch, flick scrolling and pinch-zoom.
The new Nokia E7 Smartphone also offers multiple, personalizable home-screens which can be loaded with apps and built-in widgets. The new 2D and 3D graphics architecture in the platform takes full advantage of the Nokia E7’s hardware acceleration to deliver a faster and more responsive user interface.
With Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync on board, the Nokia E7 QWERTY provides direct, real-time and secure access to corporate email inboxes and other personal applications.
The Nokia E7 QWERTY smartphone is quad-band GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 Mhz network and 3G HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 /2100 / 1900 MHz network ready and it includes 16 GB internal memory, 256MB RAM and 512-MB ROM besides sporting microSD card slot offering maximum 32-GB extended storage allowing practically unlimited entries phone book.
While Nokia N8 had 3.5-inch display, the new Nokia E7 Smartphone is equipped with a large 4-inches 360×640 pixels resolution 16M colors capable AMOLED Capacitive touch screen with Multi-touch input capability made from scratch resistant glass material and features Accelerometer sensor for auto rotate and Proximity sensor for auto system turn off. The handset also features Nokia ClearBlack technology for improved outdoor visibility and includes a full QWERTY slide-out keyboard.
The Nokia E7 comes with 8 Megapixels Autofocus camera with Carl Zeiss optics and a Xenon flash offering maximum of 3264 x 2448 pixels still image resolution. The camera is also capable of recording 720p HD video recording @ 25fps with built-in LED video light and also includes image stabilizer.
The handset also allows geo-tagging along with face detection and smile detection features and features a VGA resolution secondary camera for video calling.
Doubling as a portable entertainment center, Nokia E7 QWERTY Smartphone allows people to enjoy HD-quality video with Dolby Digital Plus surround sound by plugging into their home theatre system.
The new Nokia E7 Smartphone offers exhaustive data connectivity options that includes GPRS class 32, EDGE class 32, 3G HSDPA 10.2 Mbps connectivity, 3G HSUPA 2.0 Mbps connectivity, WiFi 802.11b/g/N and Bluetooth v3.0 + A2DP for wireless connectivity in addition to microUSB v2.0 for wired connectivity.
3G capable Nokia E7 QWERTY phone also features FM radio with RDS and is equipped with FM transmitter for personal broadcasting and includes GPS receiver with A-GPS support offering Ovi Maps 3.0. In addition, the handset offers JAVA MIDP 2.1 support, Flash Lite v4.0 support and includes document viewers for MS Word, Excel, Powerpoint and pdf files.
Nokia E7 also offers a whole lot of Social Networking features allowing users to update their status, share location and photos, and view live feeds from Facebook and Twitter via a single user interface available right on the home screen. In addition, the handset also includes free global Ovi Maps walk and drive navigation application guiding users to places and interesting locations across more than 70 countries worldwide.
Quite bulky at 176 gms in weight and measuring 123.7 x 62.4 x 13.6 mm, the new Nokia E7 QWERTY Smartphone also includes audio media player supporting MP3, WMA, WAV, eAAC+ files and video player supporting MP4, 3GP, and WMA files, and features HDMI and Composite video driven TV-Out port, 3.5 mm audio out port, Dolby Digital Plus via HDMI port, and Digital Compass.
“Consumers today seek a device that allows them to do a lot more, both in their personal and professional lives. Nokia E7 is an all-in-one business smartphone that offers a superior mobile office experience coupled with compelling entertainment options,” said D. Shivakumar, vice president and managing director, Nokia India .
Available in choice of Blue, Dark Grey, Silver White, Orange and Green colors the new Nokia E7 Smartphone comes with strong 1200 mAh Li-Po battery offering upto 12 hours of talk time on 2G network (5 hours on 3G) and 390 hours of stand-by time on 2G network.
Price and Availability
The Nokia N8 Smartphone would soon be available in India for Rs. 28,599 and can also be purchased on three zero interest EMI installments available only with Credit Card from Citibank, HDFC, Standard Chartered or ICICI.
Nokia is also offering as a special offer, offering 2GB of free data usage per month for first six months after the purchase, in association Vodafone in India.