Still going strong after over 3 years. Although the new N900 has stolen my heart, so I guess it's time change up.
Hardware has survived all that time intact, only the exterior has gotten the usual bumps and bruises from drops etc. And of course front buttons and joystick has some of it's coating worn out. Also the flip is still sturdy. I was worried about it when I got the phone, but seems my worries were unfounded.
I do quite a bit of browsing on the phone using Opera (symbian) and Opera Mini (java). I have mostly left the original browser alone after getting Opera. As the device has only ~21-22Mb of memory free, it usually causes "Out of memory" errors on graphics heavy sites.
Using Putty to connect to my Linux server (wlan / 3G works nice) and IRCing using the full keyboard is quite nice, although the buttons are small so sometimes mistypes are impossible to avoid.
The camera is quite bad in low lighting, in bright / sunlight it's ok.
All in all, it served me well all these >3 years.
best phone ever. best display. i have this phone 2.5 years and i,m still love it for his practical features and display
too heavy. too big
Stas, 10 Feb 2009Read about the joystick problems that people are having - and can say for sure that my E70 has... moreThe joystick on mine has just broken off, rendering an otherwise fine phone pretty useless. Disappointed it's made from such cheap and nasty plastic (the joystick, that is).
hassan mansoor, 24 Dec 2008hi..i wanted 2 knw why dis mobile takes 2 much time 4 sending sms..is dat thign is built in or... moreyr u cn press menu button instead of "no" key just after sending message, its the only one best solution i know myself... :)
No hangups, all keys and functionality are very convenient and suitable to work. i can see my office emails through html, outlook. and i can use its additional features while on INTL. roaming. I have also installed putty (a S/W that works on windows and login onto linux servers) and its working excellent. BOTTOM LINE IS I AM VERY HAPPY. NO COMPLAINTS...
salim, 01 Apr 2009Hi there, I just got this phone, which i bought second hand. I got problem to enlarge the fon... moreThere are cretain softwares available in the market through which you can enlarge the font size.
I've had this for about 2 years now. It has one of the best QWERTY keypads ever made, very similar to that of a PC keyboard. After 2 years of use I can surely say it's one of the best business mobiles around, except for one or two very annoying glitches: the alfanumeric keypad is rather stiff (although the buttons are comfortably large); the screen can become very hard on the eyes, since it has a fairly high definition (352*416 pixels) and is quite small; the worst is actually the joystick, which has this problem with the Down press (sometimes when you press Down, it assumes Select/Ok, so it becomes quite irritating); it has fairly low RAM and a 207 Mhz CPU, so it can be really sluggish inspite of having a fairly simple OS when compared to Windows Mobile; I had two mailboxes set up and recently they just poofed away alonside my operator's configurations (I had to reconfigure manually :P ). The E71 seems like a good choice nowadays, though the QWERTY keypad doesn't seem to be as good as this smartphone's. One other thing, E70 handles media quite decently, but has no support for stereo bluetooth phones, the music level is low when compared to Nseries models like N73 and since it's very sluggish, videogames tend to suck (especially 3D games). All in all, it's foremost a great Communicator. Too bad about the damned joystick and sluggishness though.
I just got this phone, which i bought second hand. I got problem to enlarge the fonts e,g. sms, contacts etc. Anybody can helps me...
Oh check this, Nokia E70 brings style in business :)
Anonymous, 14 Mar 2009i think this is best phone from nokia. is any body have? plz tell me the result of this phone ... morehey it is very nice and the clarity of the camere is amazing than other.then i bought it for17,800/-.
fast downloading and the compatibility is also too good.