Thursday, May 7, 2009

Nokia E75 for N. America Released

The Nokia E75 began shipping in Europe last month, but a version specifically created for N. America has just been released.

Nokia E75

This Symbian S60 smartphone has a large keyboard and an emphasis on mobile messaging. It uses a slider design, with a 2.4-inch, 320-by-240-pixel (QVGA) screen and numberpad on the front, and a QWERTY keyboard that slides from the left side.

It runs Symbian S60 Feature Pack 1, and offers a host of wireless options such as Wi-Fi, GPS, Bluetooth.

The N. American version is is a quad-band (850/900/1800/1900 MHz) GSM phone with tri-band (850/1900/2100 MHz) 3G -- UMTS/HSDPA.

This E-Series smartphone is the first to ship with Nokia's new email user interface, which includes folder and HTML email support, expandable views and sorting capability by date, sender, and size.

Overall, this device is 4.4 inches by 2.0 inches by 0.6 inches (112 mm by 50 mm by 14 mm), and weighs 4.9 ounces (139 g).

Pricing and Availability
The Nokia E75 can be purchased now at Nokia Flagship Stores, which are scattered around the U.S. in places like New York and Chicago. The price is $530.

Other stores are still just taking pre-orders for this model. is asking $460 for it, while eXpansys' price is $530.

The E75 is being sold in the U.S. as an unlocked phone, so AT&T and T-Mobile customers just have to put in their SIM card to use it.