The Nokia E7 comes with a clear black display that spans the entire front face. This display supports multi-touch screen input methods, a proximity sensor, touch sensitive controls and handwriting recognition. There is also an accelerometer for auto-rotate detection.
There is a speakerphone on the device as well as a 3.5 mm audio jack for listening to multimedia files, recording voice memos and making and receiving phone calls.
Other multimedia features of interest on the Nokia E7 include a Stereo FM radio with RDS support, a TV-out supporting 720p video via HDMI and composite and Dolby Digital Plus via HDMI. There is a MP3/WAV/eAAC+/WMA music player and a MP4/H.264/H.263/WMV video player on board the device.
In addition to the audio visual devices, there is a photo editor and a video editor on the device. Games and applications can be downloaded from sources over the internet and can also be installed via Bluetooth and cable connections.
As for Internet browsing, the Nokia E7 has a WAP 2.0/xHTML, HTML and RSS feeds browser with options for installing third party web browsers. There is also Flash Lite 4.0 for richer internet applications, device applications and games.
True to its reputation as a business phone, the Nokia E7 comes with document viewers for MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint and PDF files. With a subscription you can get an upgrade to be able to edit these documents.
The 8MP primary camera on the Nokia E7 supports a resolution of up to 3264 x 2448 pixels with fixed focus and LED flash. The camera is also capable of Geo-tagging and face detection. With the video camera you can record HD quality video clips of up to 720p at 25fps with video stabilization.
The Nokia E7 comes with 16GB internal storage, 256MB of RAM and an addition 1GB ROM. Unfortunately there is no card slot for external storage on the Nokia E7.
As far as data connectivity goes on the Nokia E7, GPRS, EDGE and 3G of up to 10.2Mbps is supported. Other data connectivity options on the Nokia E7 are Wi-Fi and Bluetooth version 3.0. As for navigation features, the Nokia E7 comes with A-GPS support and pre-installed Ovi Maps 3.0.