What endears people to Nokia E5-00 is the sensitive qwerty keyboard. It is at the same rugged in its build and is attractive in looks. Your fingers will love to skim over the keyboard. Apart from this, it has excellent an battery life as well as good connectivity options. Those who send a lot of text will be happy at the ease with which they can send messages. The E5 keyword just dominates the front of the mobile device and indisputably its key-selling point. Like every Nokia E series phone, the E5 targeted at the b2b market and as such includes business software applications, such as QuickOffice, the famous office document editor. It is manufactured in the candy bar form mode and colour dark grey.
Hardware and operating system
The E5 is a clear-cut improvement from its cheap-looking earlier model Nokia C3. Its plastic casing feels very strong, and a unique metal battery cover safeguards the phone as also imparts to it an added sense of desirability. Besides, the E5 is undoubtedly extremely attractive. This unique phone comes packed with the operating system of Symbian OS v9.3, Series 60 rel. 3.2. The CPU has a speed of 600 MHz ARM 11 and internal memory of 250 MB, 250 MB RAM of and the memory expandable to 32 GB with a MicroSD card. The operating system contains extra functionality, in the form of a highly useful home-screen contacts bar.
Design and build quality
This handset is planned to make an impression in the corporate environs. It boasts of a matte finish dark grey exterior, and the metal back panel increases the general appearance of the minimally designed QWERTY handset. It also comes equipped with a tactile D-pad with messaging and home keys located on either side for quick access. The 2.36 inch screen comes with a 256K colour display, 320x240 pixel resolution and QVGA display that goes for sharp imaging, as also high contrast to achieve optimal outdoor visibility. It allows multitasking and the convenience of toggling between the personal and the business home screen. Then there is the Ovi store that lets you easily download a wide variety of apps. The web browser has Flash support and as such facilitates easy page loading, thus providing immediate access to e-mails, Facebook app and social networking sites as also IM messaging.
The E5 comes with a 5MP camera at 2592 x 1944 pixels, thus letting users to snap bright and sharp images. The accompanying powerful LED flash delivers finely exposed pictures even in conditions of poor lighting. The image features as well as the preset scene modes imparts extra image quality. It lets you record video @15fps, VGA resolution with all the recorded files encoded in MPEG-4 format.
The E5's music player is MP3, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+ compatible. This nifty messenger QWERTY handset lets you connected by means of seamless email integration, and the Wi-Fi support offers mobile wireless connectivity. The Stereo FM radio allows you to search as also stream all available radio stations.
The Nokia-E5 mobile device receives its power from an ample 1200 mAh Li-Ion battery, delivering 705 hour standby power on 2G and 3G networks with the 2G talk time about 18 hours 30 minutes and 3G around 5.2 and 38 hours of music playback. You can buy it online and have it delivered at your doorstep.