Nokia E6 surfaces in the wild

Nokia E6 surfaces in the wild

Nokia's business E series areone of the company's most successful products, but with the change ofmobile landscape touchscreen devices have started to invade thebusiness segment all the more. This puts a big question mark next tothe Nokia E6, which was leaked on Engadget a mere week beforeNokia is expected to announce its new handsets.



The Nokia E6 looks very similar toNokia's previous business models E73/E72 not only in the portraitQWERTY style, but in the apparent lack of a touchscreen.While that is not officially confirmed the small screen size and thepresence of a D-pad point in that direction. In addition, the phonewill get an 8-megapixel camera with LED flash and is rumoredto have a resolution of 640 x 480 pixels. The screen sizelooks small and judging from Nokia's previous business models it willbe under 3 inches.



The authenticity of the model wasconfirmed by Russian tech analyst Murtazin, who received the samepicture from “someone who works at Nokia.” He also points outthat many people disagree with the company's strategy. Will thepreviously successful business formula work this time? In our opinionthe price would be a decisive factor, but most people perceivenon-touchscreen as a thing of the past. What's your opinion on theE6? Let us know in the comments below.



source: Engadget




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E6
  • Display 2.5" 640 x 480 pixels
  • Camera 8 MP / 0.3 MP VGA front
  • Storage 8 GB + microSDHC
  • Battery 1500 mAh(7.50h 3G talk time)

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8 Comments

1. donpeppino9

Posts: 67; Member since: Jan 24, 2010

i dont understand this biased view against non touch screen smart phones. some people prefer navigating using a d pad rather than needing to move your thumb or finger across the whole front surface of the phone to touch the area you want to control. using a d pad makes one handed use much easier. the best would be a d pad with a touch screen.

2. Preetam unregistered

Pathetic, we already have E5 and C3 for this They should introduce a 3.7" E7 with 5MP camera and qwerty as the E6 and it will be a win!!!

3. jack395

Posts: 23; Member since: Jul 18, 2010

I suggest you read about the E7 specs first before posting comments/suggestions that make you look an ignoramus!

4. Tristann

Posts: 76; Member since: Nov 04, 2010

i like touch screens but they always die to quickly on me, i hope this phone supports T- Mobiles 3G bands! i love the color of the phone and the 8 megapixel camera is a +.

5. AlonShtrafun

Posts: 3; Member since: Aug 17, 2010

Full QWETRY phones are still better non thouch screen, because that will make them huge. Or the buttons are really small, or a slider - which is way thiker. A compact messaging phone with a good camera can work. But pricing whould be adecuate. P.S - Nokia I played with Symbian 3: Add more homescreens+overview mode, and for goodness sake: Add a portrait QWETRY keyboard! My old Omnia had one! After that Symbian 3 will start to handle much better. Goodluck.

6. Libertasian

Posts: 14; Member since: Dec 22, 2010

one thing you all missed is that it has no soft-keys......

7. dblue45

Posts: 77; Member since: Aug 26, 2009

I agree with Libertasian, judging by the fact that it has no soft-keys, it'll probably be a touchscreen. If all the specs are true and if its a touch screen and if Nokia continues the premium build quality of business phones, this is sure to be a huge success!

8. PathmarkPolice1 unregistered

If a good processor is put in this bad boy, and it has a big battery like the e71, and the screen resolution is better and it supports a bunch of 3g bands like the n8, then this is a definite buy for me. Nothing's better than these bad boys, unless you enjoy watching videos on your phone.

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