Nokia E61 and E61i

In 2006, Nokia Corporation added yet another smartphone to its Eseries business collection, the Nokia E61 and in early 2007 Nokia announced its follow-up product when introducing the Nokia E61i.

Both the Nokia E61 and the Nokia E61i are available in a classy silver casing, they are both aimed at business users in the European market and they both feature a very easy to use and highly responsive QWERTY keyboard.  Furthermore, both the Nokia E61 and the Nokia E61iwere designed with a roomy 2.9 inch TFT LCD display screen with a 320 x 240 resolution that supports 16 million colors.

There are a few minor differences between the Nokia E61 and the Nokia E61i and they are:

  • Physical dimensions – Nokia E61 measures 4.5 x 2.75 x 0.75 inches and weighs 5.1 ounces while Nokia E61i measures 4.6 x 2.8 x 0.6 inches and weighs 5.3 ounces.
  • Camera – Nokia E61 was designed without a camera but Nokia E61i features a 23 megapixel camera
  • Keyboard – Nokia E61 offers a navigation joystick but Nokia E61i offers a D-pad and several additional buttons for quicker access.
  • External memory – Nokia E61 provides a MiniSD while Nokia E61i provides MicroSD.
  • Battery – Nokia E61 uses LiPo 1500 mAh battery that allows up to 7 hours of talk time and up to 260 hours of standby time.  Nokia E61 uses Li-Ion 1500 mAh that allows up to 5 hours of talk time and 408 hours of standby time.

The Nokia E61 and the Nokia E61i are identical in their other built-in features such as:

  • Operation system – S60 platform, third edition on Symbian OS
  • Internal Memory – 64 MB
  • Connectivity – WLAN Wi-Fi 54 Mb/s 802.11g, PAN Bluetooth 1.2 (723.1 kb/s); infrared and full-speed USB
  • Multimedia – Music player supporting MP3, AAC, WAV, AMR, RealPlayer, e-mail, and image browser