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Nokia E6 hands-on: First look

Nokia E6 hands-on: First look - read the full textThe E6 is Nokia’s latest business offer and it has just landed in our office. It’s the company’s first smartphone running the new Symbian Anna OS out of the box. The E6 is a touch phone with a QWERTY keyboard and it even has a higher pixel density than the iPhone’s Retina display...

 

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> In reply to HrisHi @ 2011-06-23 03:39 from HkuH - click to read Hi Hrishi,

I firmly believe that Nokia is out smarting ALL of todays phone companies by being the last to turn to the latest software/ processors.

In the end, despite your claim of samsung ruling all processors, Nokia hasn't even started to unveil their next generation line of phones. because they're leaving it as an open market blast for all smart phones.

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  • 2011-06-29 07:51
  • PxrY

> In reply to Orage @ 2011-06-24 19:30 from 0B5X - click to readThis is possible. I have even 3 screens with different wallpapers, and the first screen with the widgets.

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  • 2011-06-27 14:09
  • spSD

> In reply to redeamer @ 2011-04-12 21:35 from Sdr2 - click to readsome people are still comfortable with hardware keys. Who knows maybe the design comes from user feedback.

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  • 2011-06-25 01:55
  • vp9c

Hi! Does anybody know if it's possible to remove left panels/widgets of clock, sounds on home screen? I would like to have clear home screen only with wallpaper...can I do this on Nokia E6? ..this widgets will hide wallpaper..

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  • 2011-06-24 19:30
  • 0B5X

Its great that Nokia has refreshed their Symbian QWERTY phones line up. Glad to see the E series has a successor. Not sure if you get many people buying this phone now that Nokia hass effectively abondoned Symbian unfortunately. However, I am not certain putting a touchscreen size that small will appeal to anyone. Also, it just does not make sense to have touchscreen AND have the Navigation D pad at the same time. What for? I currently own the E5 and it works great. Yes it is outdated but i still love it for the efficiency, the battery life and the easy to type Qwerty keyboard. I see my friends having their iPhone 4 and their Androids. Of course it is fun to have the iPhone 4 and androids. I love playing games on them. But i also see them constantly charging their phones every few hours too!

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  • 2011-06-24 01:20
  • kWTi

Hmmm , still no reply ... Does anyone from Nokia actually read these comments ? Plus , does nobody know anything about extended BP-4L batteries for the E6 ? Has no one tried either the N97 or E71 XL extended batteries in either tne E6 or the e72 ? I've confirmed the batteries will work in the e6 , and that the e72 battery door will work in the e73 . Given the similarity betwee the e71 , e72 , e73 , an the e6 battery doors , seems logical that any of the would work in the others . Any information anyone can give me will be muchhh appreciated thanks !

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  • 2011-06-23 18:30
  • RbqJ

it will be a failure. Reasons..
1. Its not a pure business phone, if yes why touch screen.
2. If its a experiment to introduce multimedia with E series then why camera is fixed focus,n why display is very small.
3. Symbian is out dated. Nobody buys nokia now n all phones are made in china,the quality has gone down.
4. Nokia phones hit market very lately after the announcement n release.
5. Samsung boosting in market like anything with latest techs quickly.
6. Most of existing Nokia users have already exchanged their phones with android OS phones.

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  • 2011-06-23 03:39
  • HkuH

Can I play online videos on Nokia E6 like youtube and facebook videos ?

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  • 2011-06-14 00:43
  • fqhp

> In reply to no point @ 2011-06-08 15:23 from PS6w - click to readAt last an intelligent, sensible comment!!

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  • 2011-06-09 12:00
  • muym

there is absolutely nothing wrong with symbian os..its the ui thats the problem.the os is argueably the most efficient with most core functions available.
but the ui is too layered..sometimes u have to go thru too many steps than u actually need for doing some tasks.
simplify the ui, keep the efficiency of the os.

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  • 2011-06-08 15:23
  • PS6w

> In reply to Questions. @ 2011-05-19 08:46 from mh}n - click to readbecause its the same thing..LOL

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  • 2011-06-08 15:17
  • PS6w

anyone with the e6 and using AT&T service can comment about not getting forced onto a data plan?

considering buying this phone but wanted to avoid the forced AT&T data plan

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  • 2011-06-07 05:44
  • jMps

> In reply to William's @ 2011-04-12 22:14 from Iax3 - click to readisn't there a little misunderstanding?
ar.. my English is no good, but I wanna point out that CPU's speed is not totally present how effectiency its has
, OS performance, coding skill, and CPU capability infulence alots the outcome.

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  • 2011-06-01 10:50
  • PRVx

hello i am i nokia fan and very hard i am trying to stey a nokia fan.
If someone from nokia is reading this comment or someone els how is interested read this comment,this are few of my personal dislikes about the phone:
1-it looks like a blackberry(horrible),this phone is for Nokia users not blackberry users am i right?,for exemple the E72 is a Nokia bussines design that nokia user love'd frome the first minut.
2-the capacity touch screen is something kind of strange to use because is very carmpt,if you wanted to make a business phone with + a touchscrrean it might be better for the screen to be bigger.
3-if you want to keep up with android,appel,other sharks on the market kill symbian it's futile to come with "versions" the competition is killing you. Symbian is outdated,not cool and stupid for the year 2011, make a change because your nokia users are leaving.
If you agree or disagree leave a feedback to my comment and gleadlei i will answer.

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  • 2011-05-26 13:13
  • 0Vds

Hello again , hmmm , no reply . Guess I'll have to experiment , which I didn't want todo for obvious reasons . I'm new to Nokias , but in my extensive smartphone experience , occasionally a battery door from one model will fit another or can be slightly modified to fit another model . It looks like the battery door for the Nokia e71 is very close to the e6 battery door . Does anyone know if the extended n97 or e71 battery doors will fit or can be modified to fit ? Thanks very much in advance !!

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  • 2011-05-24 20:14
  • RbqJ

Why does gsmarena always claim that Nokia uses fixed-focus? It is not fixed-focus. It is a full-focus. It makes a huge difference. Ficed- focus just takes the shot. Full-focus focuses the whole picture digitally. It focuses the WHOLE PICTURE DICITALLY. It also keeps the videorecording in full time focus. So when you film a video it focuses it all the time. Si it is a very different thing than fixed-focus. So why do they claim it is fixed-foxus when it is not?

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  • 2011-05-19 08:46
  • mh}n

> In reply to Lau TM @ 2011-05-18 11:12 from tVvw - click to readYeah..I agreed. Those types of screen sucks.

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  • 2011-05-19 05:14
  • tVvw

I have bought many kind of mobile phones during the past 15 years. The Nokia E71 is indeed the best mobile I've used so far and the most lasting one without failing me. But when I saw the E6 on the internet, I was amazed by the new look and of course, the screen..scratch proof! My Nokia E71's screen is full of scratch marks. That really pissed me off.

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  • 2011-05-18 11:12
  • tVvw

The article needs to be updated. Chris Probert, E6 product manager, has said charging can be done via the micro USB port. Search Youtube for the vid.

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  • 2011-05-18 04:29
  • 9xkG

I am buying one definitly,,had e72 for over a year and just tried samsung galaxy s 2 and its to big.

This gives me e72 but 720p and tv out.It also keeps the monster BP-4L battery ,,i also bought mugen 1800mA for e72 so it will be re-used in my new E6..

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  • 2011-05-18 03:08
  • mX73

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