The Nokia E71 comes packed with a whole load of features. For business minded people, this phone makes it easy to set up email without the help of a qualified IT support person. It automatically does most of the configurations for you. Since this phone uses Symbian OS 9.2, the phone is capable of accessing and editing MS Office documents such as Word and Excel, presentations such as Power point and you can also read PDF documents.
The phone comes with a built in Calendar that you can use to set up your to do items, meetings and record important occasions. In addition to this you can record voice memo's and take notes in the form of voice and even video.
With the Nokia E71, an English dictionary is available at your finger tips.
When it comes to connectivity, the Nokia E71 can connect to other devices for file tranfer using infra red, USB with A2DP and USB version 2.0 as microUSB and Bluetooth version 2.0 which can also be used for other functions such as wireless headsets and other Bluetooth compatible devices. Other data capabilities include Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g, GPRS Class 32 at 100 kbps, EDGE Class 32 at 296 kbps and 3G HSDPA at 3.6 Mbps.
The phone can also be used as a modem to connect your PC to the Internet. It comes with a Podcast player, sound recorder, flash player, an MP3/WMA/WAV/RA/AAC/M4A music player, a WMV/RV/MP4/3GP video player and an FM radio that must be used with the wired headphones that act as an antenna.
The Nokia E71 comes with a built in GPS receiver with A-GPS support. Nokia Maps are upgradeable to OVI Maps which offer turn by turn voice guided navigation. This voice guided feature is offered as a premium feature so there is a subscription you must pay to use the service.
The phone has a 3.2 Megapixel camera for taking still photos as well as QVGA video clips at 15fps. This phone also comes with a secondary camera that is ideal for video conferencing calls.
Other features of the Nokia E71 include a built in WAP 2.0/xHTML, HTML Web Browser, a built in Bar code scanner, printer support, voice command and dialing.
Vibration alerts, downloadable polyphonic, monophonic and MP3 ringtones, downloadable apps for practically any use from the Nokia Ovi Store, an ARM 11 369 MHz processor and 110 MB of built in storage with 128MB RAM.
Overall, the Nokia E71 has got features that cater to most modern needs for someone on the go and it allows you to keep in touch with your business objectives.