This is a very cool & well designed mobile device but...
Nokia doesn’t care about its business users too much!
I’ve always been a Nokia user, but one of the one biggest business related holes which I’ve noticed in Nokia S60 devices is their VPN implementation.
Power / Business users need proper VPN, even the crappy version 1 iPhone can do basic PPTP connections. Nokia can only do the horrible and expensive to implement ‘IPsec’ (Who uses that?). Good luck finding affordable IPsec VPN providers for home use.
Eseries has been out for years, why isn’t Nokia covering PPTP and Open SSL/OpenVPN? It’s just software isn’t it?
This means a lot to those who live in countries like United Arab Emirates, China, & Saudi Arabia where most of the cool sites/services like Last.FM, Flickr, All SIP services, Skype etc, have been blocked for years. This lack of proper VPN support hurts us financially, as much I like Nokia, they really suck at implementing proper VPN.
This lack of proper VPN support hurts us financially, Nokia enough of this! If someone here is in direct touch with Nokia, please pass this message on…
It's difficult to compare two fones from a different fone maker. Even more difficult to compare two different fone models from the same fone company.
Fone companies will never MAKE A FONE WITH ALL GOOD FEATURES on. Thats why we see different new models every 4 or 6 months. y? Coz, technology and telephony change from time to time. As well as the needs of the CONSUMERS. New fone models are introduce in the market to answer the needs of the consumers as well as to DANCE ALONG the quick changig TECHNOLOGY&TELEPHONY.
For me, the question is WHAT FEATURES DO U NEED or MOST IMPORATNT TO U? and if u answer "ALL". then the FONE FOR YOU IS NOT AVAILABLE YET IN THE MARKET.
If you already have the Nokia E71, could you tell me whether it has emoticon function like the other Nokia phone?
If your mobile fone hangs or shutdown, reasons can be the following:
01. virus or bugs on installed software ( virus can be caught from surfing the net, downloads, transfer of files via bluetooth or cables... )
02. hardware problem ( battery or the unit itself )
---sometimes if the battery has a low amperes ( due to overcharging ) , fones can shutdown after few minutes.
---even the BRAND NEW units, sometimes theres one out there which kinda be defective
yeah sandy your mobile is having virus problem! and there is antivirus software you download it from net from your mobile itself...!! and yes do not make your memory full...it will get hanged...!!
blackberry is still the king!!....email,txt messaging,IM's.....no one comes close.....honest...
e71 fan, 28 Oct 2008guys i just want to more about this phone how is the sound quality??and is there any kind of p... moreHi guys. Zanzibar is back after a long break.
Someone here would like to know the truth about Nokia E71.
Read my lips. After I have changed from my Nokia N95 all I can say is; E71 is by far the best I have ever used and someone here just mentioned that too..the words..by far....BUT...BUT..BUT having said that my only small, teeny weenie comment is the camera. Nothing comes close to my previous N95. (Mind you you, I am not comparing with other phones). Nokia N95 camera is still superior than that of E71 camera. Of course by comparison Nokia N95 has 5mega pixels whereas E71 has 3.2 mega pixels.
Other than that, and to those who are really interested to purchase Nokia E71, look no more...get your cash and go to the nearest phone store.
You will never regret it! Read my lips again!
I agree with the opinion below on making the usb (mini) the charger too.... will be environmentally friendly.
Nokia step up to it...
Sandy, 29 Oct 2008Is there any anti virus software available for E71. One more thing my phone handgs a lot and s... moreyou should be able to upgrade the software. i encountered the same problem when I purchased the phone. got the software updated from nokia.
Im interested in getting the E71 or N78... any advice on which one is better.
The thing that is really irritating is nokias cheap attitude in not making the usb the charger also..... Their sales of chargers is high and environmentaly unfriendly as you have to only buy a nokia charger every time. Motorola and samsung have moved to mini usb.... Saves plastic as any usb input can be used.
short story: wasn't reading sd memory card when sim card was in and they replaced it.
long boring story:
last week i received my E71 and it wasn't recognizing the memory card. i tried another sd card but the same. both sd cards were working fine on my pc btw.
i performed a hard reset before sending it back but it didn't help.
next day they called to tell me my phone was ok, it's reading the memory card. i went there personally to get it so i can check that everything was ok. it was recognizing the memory card, they told me they did nothing, i took the phone home, put in my sim card ....and the memory card wasn't recognized. i sent it back again and told them that the problem occurs when sim is in.
they sent it back next day after they opened my new phone and did soldering etc ..and it was working.....for 10 minutes. then it started giving me messages "card installed" ...then ..."press ok and remove the card"....all the time.
i sent it again back and i told them i dodn't want it. it was new, i didn't even use the phone, it has a hardware problem and it's not my fault. even if they manage to fix it they should sell it as refurbished to someone looking for a refurbished phone for a lower price. They sent me a new one :). didn't have the chance to try it yet cause i left for a business trip before it arrived.
[deleted post]poor battery life????? you must be kidding...the battery life on this phone is phenominal. this phone is by far the best i have owned...and i have owned n91..n95..n73...nothing beats an e71...by far the best!!!!!
Anonymous, 28 Oct 2008Does any one know if the notes in Outlook sync with E71 ,same as contacts, calendar, emails, ...???Yes, Outlook notes sync with the e71
After using the phone for about a month my comment is good phone however the screen and key pad is too small.
If your E71 battery is weak, don't worry I have solution, you can try this method:
1. Boil a glass of water /aqua (200cc), add salt (1 tea spoon) and stir it.
2. Release the battery, and steam it (don't boil it) about 3 minutes.
3. After dry, insert to the phone.
Now, you don't have weak battery anymore!