Nokia N73

Officially described by its developers and designers at the Nokia Corporation as a “multimedia computer,” the Nokia N73 made its debut in the mobile phone arena in the latter part of 2006.  It is a close relative to Nokia’s Nseries and Eseries mobile phones, and it is comes fully loaded with many software applications such as contracts, messaging, picture and video galleries, a music player, a Visual FM Radio, Real Player, and IM client, a WAP browser, a complete web browser that is based on KHTML/WebKit, a Microsoft Office document viewer a PDF viewer, an Adobe Flash Lites viewer as well as some games.  Most of these software applications support background execution which means that several operations can be performed at one time.

The Nokia N73 uses a database system for the preinstalled set of applications and, in order to expedite their functions, it permanently runs in the background.  Furthermore, the database system and all the applications can be updated locally on the handheld its.

The Nokia N73 is a two-tone candy-bar style mobile phone available in silver and plum, white and pink, white and red, white and brown, silver and blue, white and sand, the music edition black and the special edition white.  The Nokia N73 weighs 3.95 ounces and measures 1.9 x 0.7 x 4.3 inches with some of its most significant features being:

  • 2.4 inch QVGA, TFT display screen with 240 x 320 pixels and supports 144 colors.
  • 3.2 megapixels Carl Zeiss Tessar lens camera with a flash, autofocus, red-eye reduction and 20x digital zoom.
  • VGA video camera with up to 2x digital zoom and 640 x 480 pixels.
  • 64 MB memory, plus miniSD up to 2 GB memory card and 42 MB storage.
  • Edge, UMTS, Bluetooth 2.0 + EDR and infrared connectivity.
  • BP-6M battery, 3.7V, 1100 mAh which provides up to 350hours of standby time and 6 hours of talk time.