Nokia is shipping, Nokia E7, Nokia’s next flagship phone to customers all over the world. Nokia E7 is a executive series Symbian phone from Nokia which has a 4-inch AMOLED touch screen and sliding QWERTY keypad. Nokia E7 price is not known yet but it made an appearance on India’ retailer Flipkart’s website. E7’s Europe price is 495 euros, which when translated loosely will be around Rs. 30000. Nokia might settle down the price at around the same point because Nokia is not famous for its exorbitant prices. Nokia E7’s design is inspired by a pomegranate, the fruit.
Weighing just 176 grams, Nokia E7 can easily be confused for Nokia N8. E7 is as thin as N8 with an added advantage of 42 key keyboard sliding out. The keyboard layout is one of the noteworthy features. Its keys follow somewhat the isolation keyboard pattern seen in laptops. Quite an impressive keyboard and well suite for QWERTY aficionados. If it follows N8 quality, E7’s 8 megapixel camera with LED flash could easily replace your digital still camera. E7 comes with a front-facing VGA camera and HD video recordings of 720p are possible.
Nokia E7’s screen is a large 4-inch clearback AMOLED screen with 360×640 pixels. E7 runs Symbian^3 OS, ARM 11 680 MHz processor, 3D Graphics HW accelerator, 16 GB storage, 256 MB RAM and 1GB ROM. E7 has an in-built FM Radio.
Nokia E7 has all the connectivity options of 3G, Bluetooth, WiFi, A-GPS and HDMI. E7 comes in traditional N8 colors of dark grey, silver-white, blue, green and orange. Nokia E7 joins our growing army of touchscreen+QWERTY phones. Nokia E7 has a built-in VPN.
Watch this space for the price and India launch.
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