Nokia E61i announced

Feb 23 2007 - 08:02 PM ET | Nokia

nokia-e61i.jpg3GSM World Congress -- The Nokia E61i was the third new E-Series handset announced at 3GSM this year (see Nokia E65 and Nokia E90 Communicator for more info on the other handsets). The E-Series is Nokia's business targeted handset vertical and the phones ship with more mobile email and productivity apps than the multimedia-centric N-Series. The E61i is an update to the E61, a"BlackBerry Killer" that was announced back in October 2005.

Features of the E61i include:

  • Quad band GSM, WCDMA 2100 and WiFi (WLAN)
  • Updated keyboard with One Touch key
  • Advanced attachment handling with on-device editing
  • Corporate email support for Intellisync, Good, Exchange, Seven and BlackBerry Connect
  • 2 megapixel camera
  • Music and video player

Nokia will begin shipping the E61i in the second quarter of 2007. Without a subsidy it will run around 400 euro.

Nokia E61i, designed specifically for extensive mobile email usage, provides advanced attachment handling with on-the-device document editing. The new full keyboard design with Navi and One Touch keys offers an unbeatable mobile user experience in the palm of a hand. Nokia E61i supports corporate mobile email solutions such as Nokia Intellisync Wireless Email, Good Mobile Messaging, Mail for Exchange, Seven Mobile Mail, and BlackBerry Connect and most popular consumer email solutions. In response to customer demand, the device also features a high quality 2Mpix camera, a music player and a video player.