Today Nokia and T-Mobile USA announced the Nokia E73 Mode smartphone for $69.99 (with a contract, after mail-in rebate). The sleek, stylish Nokia Mode, which includes Nokia's Ovi services for navigation and content, will be the thinnest full QWERTY smartphone available from T-Mobile when it goes on sale June 16. More info:
The Nokia Mode offers one of the industry?s most compelling productivity solutions, featuring Nokia?s unique Switch Mode feature, which allows users to switch between fully customizable home screens to help promote a work-life balance, as well both corporate (Mail for Exchange and IBM Lotus Notes Traveler) and personal email. In addition, the Wi-Fi enabled Nokia Mode features A-GPS, a compass and Ovi Maps, a free turn-by-turn navigation solution with the ability to personalize your voice-guided directions through Nokia?s Own Voice app. Also pre-loaded on the device is Nokia?s Ovi Store, which provides access to thousands of applications and games. Additional features include a 5 MP camera for images and video, fast 3G connectivity and mobile VPN software for corporate intranet access.
The Nokia E73 Mode includes support for services such as IBM Lotus Traveler, support for and access to Salesforce.com, Bloomberg and more to help business customers bring their office with them while on the go. The Nokia E73 Mode also comes pre-loaded with many business productivity tools allowing employees to take their office with them wherever they may be. With applications such as Ovi Files, QuickOffice, Adobe PDF Manager and ZIP Manager, files can be easily accessed, sent, viewed and edited right from the device, allowing customers to be more productive from nearly anywhere.
The Nokia E73 Mode comes with a full QWERTY keyboard, 5 megapixel camera with flash and autofocus, Wi-Fi for voice and data, long battery life, personal and corporate e-mail access, a full HTML Web browser with support for Adobe Flash, media player and more. With a full portfolio of multimedia functionality combined with Ovi Services, the Nokia E73 Mode provides consumers with everything they need to get the most out of their personal life.
System: WCDMA 900/1700-2100/2100, GSM/EGSM 850/900/1800/1900 User Interface: Nokia S60 on Symbian OS Dimensions: 4.48 x 2.30 x 0.40 inches (L x W x H) Weight: 4.5 ounces Standby time: Up to 16 days (GSM), up to 22 days (WCDMA) Talk time: Up to 13 hours (GSM), up to 6 hours (WCDMA) Main display: 2.4? QVGA (320x240), up to 16 million colors Battery: BP-4L, 1500 mAh, Li-Po Memory: Up to 250 MB internal memory, microSD expandable up to 16GB
Camera Image capture: Up to 5 megapixels (2592x1944) Video capture: Video recording in VGA quality Video calls: VGA front camera for video calls
Data Services & Connectivity ?HSDPA up to 10.2Mbits ?HSUPA up to 2Mbits ?WLAN (IEEE 802.11b/g) ?EGPRS ?High Speed USB ?Bluetooth wireless technology 2.0 with A2DP stereo audio ?3.5 mm audio connectorIn
Availability The Nokia E73 Mode is expected to be available on June 16 through T-Mobile retail stores, select authorized dealers, and online at http://www.t-mobile.com