The Nokia E6 is a compact smartphone targeted at business and general users. It features a 2.46-inch touchscreen display and a physical QWERTY keyboard which makes typing your messages and status updates easy and fast. Nokia E6 runs Symbian Anna, but is upgradeable to the latest Symbian Belle OS. Nokia E6 also features an 8 megapixel camera with dual-LED flash and a secondary VGA camera for video calling, 8GB of internal memory with support for MicroSD cards up to 32GB, 3G, and Wi-Fi. The Nokia E6 is a member of the Nokia ESeries line and a natural replacement for the Nokia E71 and E72 and is currently available in Nigeria.
A Compact Touchscreen with a Physical QWERTY keyboard
Nokia E6 combines a touchscreen with a physical QWERTY keyboard in a compact design. It features a 2.46-inch capacitive touchscreen offering a 640 by 480 pixels and 16 million colours, which is good even by today’s standard.
Nokia E6 comes with a physical QWERTY keyboard. Because of the compact design, the Nokia E6 can be comfortably held in one hand, making typing your status updates and messages easy and fast. The touchscreen makes navigation fast. You can select options by simply tapping on them. The Nokia E6 is for people who want to get lots of stuff done with their phone while on the move.
Hardware powered by Symbian Anna
Nokia E6 comes with the Symbian Anna. Symbian Anna features with a number of improvements like an improved user interface, a faster browser, five homescreens, improved social media support, instant messaging with Microsoft Communicator Mobile, email enhancements that include full meeting request support, hardware-accelerated device encryption, and the latest Nokia Ovi Maps (v3.06).
One noticeable improvements offered by the Symbian Anna is that the virtual QWERTY keyboard is now available in portrait view as against only landscape view. The Nokia E6 features a 680MHz processor with a 3D graphics accelerator and 256MB RAM. Nokia E6 is upgradeable to the latest Symbian Belle OS.
Nokia E6 comes preloaded with apps like QuickOffice, World Traveler, JoikuSpot Premium and F-Secure Mobile Security. More apps can be downloaded and installed through Nokia Ovi Store.
8MP camera with HD
Nokia E6 comes with an 8 megapixels camera, very similar to the camera on the Nokia E7. Like in the E7, the camera on Nokia E6 features 720p HD video recording capability and dual-LED flash for shooting in locations with poor lighting. Other features of the camera include 2X digital zoom, Full focus, face detection, geo-tagging, and so on. Like the E7, Nokia E6 features video calling via a secondary VGA camera.
Network, Data, and Internet browsing
Nokia E6 is a 3G phone supporting high-speed data on HSDPA/UMTS (up to 10.2 Mbps). Outside 3G coverage the E6 can access telecoms services on GSM with data services on GPRS and EDGE. Nokia E6 also boasts of Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n for connecting over WLAN networks. It can also serve as a mobile hotspot. The built-in browser is compatible with WAP 2.0/XHTML/HTML enabling you to browse WAP pages and websites tailored for mobile browsing as well as full websites.
Nokia E6 supports Bluetooth 3.0 for short-range wireless connectivity. Users can transfer files from/to their computer wirelessly via Bluetooth as well as share content wirelessly with other Bluetooth enabled devices. Nokia E6 also features microUSB 2.0. It has a built-in modem, which means users can connect their computer to the internet with their phone via Bluetooth or USB. The Nokia E6 can also function as a mobile hotspot.
Media and Storage
Nokia E6 comes preloaded with apps like QuickOffice, World Traveler, JoikuSpot Premium and F-Secure Mobile Security. More apps, games, themes, Videos, and ringtones, and apps can be downloaded for the Nokia E6 at the Ovi store. Nokia music download service is available in some countries. E6, like the Nokia N8 and the E7 offers movies and videos streaming as well as Web TV. It has a 8GB internal with support for up to 32GB memory card. Users can also plug in USB drives to the Nokia E6 to read data stored in them, thanks to its support for USB on the go feature. Nokia E6 Touch and Type has a built-in Stereo FM radio with RDS.
Navigation and Maps
Nokia E6 has a built-in GPS receiver with A-GPS and Wi-Fi positioning. It also features the latest version of Nokia Ovi Maps offering check-in with social networks like Foursquare, Facebook, and Twitter. Thanks to the updated Ovi Maps, Nokia E6 enables you share places via SMS and email. Nokia E6 comes with free lifetime walk and drive navigation including turn-by-turn voice guidance in over 200 countries. Nigeria is navigable on Nokia Ovi maps.
Price and availability
Nokia E6 is now shipping globally. It is available in Nigeria at a price of between N49,000 and N55,000. You can buy Nokia E6 at Nokia Phone Stores as well as online stores in Nigeria like Jumia.
Other features and specifications of Nokia E6:
- Symbian Anna OS (Upgradeable to Symbian Belle)
- ARM II 680MHz CPU
- 3D graphics engine
- 256 MB of RAM
- 3.5mm audio jack
- QuickOffice Apps (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint)
- PDF Reader
- Mobile Wireless Hotspot
- conference calling
- 8 GB internal memory
- supports upto 32GB microSD card
- GSM Quad-band (850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz)
- 3G/3.5G (UMTS/HSDPA) 5-bands (850/900/1700/1900/2100)
- TV Out
- USB on the go
- Web TV
- Voice command/dial
- Predictive texting T9
- email/push email/IM
- Music player (MP3, WMA, AAC, eAAC, eAAC+, AMR-NB, AMR-WB)
- Video player (HD, Mpeg4, WMA, 3GP)
- WLAN 802.11 b/g/n
- Stereo FM Radio with RDS
- Photo editor
- Flash Lite 4.0 preloaded
- Java MIDP 2.1
- WAP 2.0/XHTML/HTML browser
- Battery capacity: 1500 mAh
- Standby: 744 hours (3G)
- Talktime: 7.5 hours (3G)
- Nokia E6
Nokia E6 is available in Nigeria. You are advised to buy only from Nokia authorised dealer shops. The major advantage of buying your Nokia mobile phones and other Nokia accessories and enhancements from an authorized Nokia dealer is that you are guaranteed to buy a genuine Nokia product. You also get a one-year warranty on any product you buy, plus good after sales services.
For more information on Nokia dealers, stores, sales outlets and shops in Nigeria, visit our Nokia Shop page.
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