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Stay connected to the people you love with the unlocked Nokia E51 Cell Phone. This thin phone has a long battery life and large internal memory. Access your email while on the go, with support for most leading corporate and personal email applications.
Ideal for business-savvy globetrotters who require a full range of smartphone capabilities, broadband connectivity, and real-time access to your contacts, the stylish Nokia E51 brings it all together. This quad-band GSM/EDGE phone is also ready to run on 850 MHz/2100 MHz UMTS/HSDPA 3G networks (found in Europe, Australia and Asia), enabling fast downloads and streaming multimedia while on the go. It also includes integrated Wi-Fi connectivity (802.11b/g) for accessing open networks at work, at home, and on the road from a variety of wireless hotspots.
The candybar-style E51 is nicely slim at less than half-an-inch thin, and it features a large 2-inch LCD with support for 16.7 million colors for excellent depth. It's based on S60 software operating on the Symbian OS, enabling you to personalize the E51 by choosing from a wide choice of compatible applications that can be downloaded--including games, navigation, entertainment, and productivity titles. Other features include a 2-megapixel camera, Bluetooth connectivity for both communication headsets and stereo music streaming, MicroSD expansion, MP3 player, FM radio, and up to 4.4 hours of talk time.
This unlocked cell phone can be used with a GSM network service provider and it provides quad-band connectivity (850 MHz, 900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 1900 MHz). It does not come with a SIM card, and it requires that you provide a SIM card for usage with your selected service provider.
The slim Nokia E51 is loaded with features to help balance your business and leisure time.
The thin, stainless steel E51 has a 2-inch QVGA display (240 x 320 pixels) with an amazing depth of 16.7 million colors. It includes an ambient light sensor and an LED light indicator that can be customized to let you know of missed calls or incoming emails and text messages. It has a standard numeric keypad as well as several One Touch keys that provide direct access to functions, including email, Bluetooth, and the Home screen.
Getting on the Internet is easy with the E65, thanks to its EDGE data connectivity (and compatibility with 850/2100 MHz 3G networks). The integrated Wi-Fi connectivity (802.11b/g) enables you to make VoIP phone calls over an open network, and it offers a variety of security settings (WPA2-Enterprise, WPA2-Personal, WPA-Enterprise, WPA-Personal). When used with a carrier data plan and the phone's USB or Bluetooth data capability, the phone can also be used as a wireless modem for laptops and PDAs.
This phone provides Bluetooth version 2.0 wireless connectivity with EDR (enhanced data rate), and includes profiles for communication headset, handsfree car kits, and audio/video remote control. With the A2DP Bluetooth profile, you can stream your music to a pair of compatible Bluetooth stereo headphones.
The E51 can also access mobile Internet telephony (Voice over IP, or VoIP) from homes and hotspots. For example, the downloadable Gizmo application enables you to make and receive inexpensive calls from your mobile phones and chat or talk with friends who are online.
Make voice calls with quadband coverage for international roaming.
This business-savvy Nokia E-series phone offers integration with a wide range of business email solutions, including Nokia Intellisync Wireless Email and Mail for Exchange to communicate with Microsoft Exchange Server. It's also compatible with POP3, IMAP4, and SMTP email accounts and provides the ability to view attachments. The dedicated Email key on the front cover, indicator light for new email, and a preview window to the latest email on the home screen will help you keep up with email when on the move. It also features SMS text and MMS multimedia messaging, as well as instant messaging capabilities via AOL, Yahoo!, and MSN.
Powered by the S60 3.1 Edition operating system, the E51 comes with the Nokia Office Tools 2.0 application bundle, which includes Nokia Team Suite, In-device Search, Quickoffice, Macromedia PDF reader, Zip manager, File manager, and Active Notes. The Nokia Team Suite provides easy to use UI for organizing and facilitating group conference calls, email messages, or text messages, while Quickoffice provides viewers for Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint documents. The in-device Search enables user to easily find data in device. For example, messages, email calendar data, and contacts can be searched easily via this application. And Active Notes enable you to create notes containing rich text and multimedia items (e.g. pictures, voice clips, video clips). Notes can be synchronized to PC and browsed there via any XHTML compatible web browser.
The 2-megapixel camera on the back has a 4x digital zoom, and it can also capture videos at up to 320 x 240 pixels and at 15 frames per second (fps). Video clip length depends on available memory. The phone has an integrated digital audio player, and the phone is compatible with real-music ringtones in a variety of formats (MP3, MPEG-4, AAC, eAAC+, WMA, AMR-NB, AMR-WB). You can listen to your favorite radio programs via the integrated FM radio, and the Visual Radio feature lets you see information about songs or artists. Other features include:
- 130 MB internal memory, expandable to 4 GB with optional MicroSD memory cards
- Enhanced Active standby for business: gives you quick access to your favorite applications and a summary of the day's activities, right from your device's main screen
- Push to talk (PTT) capabilities, speakerphone, voice recorder
- Text-to-speech feature: hear your messages read aloud to you from your device
- 2.5 mm Nokia A/V connector, mini-USB 2.0 connector
- Video streaming and playback with H.264 (MPEG-4), 3gpp, and Real codecs
- Nokia Maps application integrated into device
- Contacts, calendar and to-do list: supports PC synchronization with Microsoft Outlook and Lotus Notes via Nokia PC Suite
- Bluetooth profiles: A2DP (stereo music streaming), AVRC (remote control), HFP (hands-free car kits), HSP (communication headsets), BIP (for sending images to another device), DUN (dial-up networking), FTP (file transfer), OPP (object push for business cards, calendar items, and pictures)
The Nokia E51 weighs 3.53 ounces and measures 4.49 x 1.81 x 0.47 inches. Its 1050 mAh lithium-ion battery is rated at up to 4.4 hours of talk time, and up to 312 hours (13 days) of digital standby time. It runs on the 850/900/1800/1900 GSM/GPRS/EDGE frequencies as well as the 850/2100 MHz 3G UMTS/HSDPA frequencies.
The phone has a good look, but it keeps rejecting my sim card. The on button is difficult to press and can't figure out how to get mms to work....more info
- You never go wrong with Symbian OS
First of all, Symbian OS is very stable and user friendly. Phone is super fast, and after installing 100s of applications it is still fast. Phone is great for both your business and for your entertainment. Its Exchange email support is great, and you can also use your phone with blackberry servers. Office support, PDF reader, ZIP support, and blue tooth printer support is just what you need for your business. Phone comes with Flash player, RealPlayer and Music player. You can even watch your favorite youtube videos.
This phone doesn't have full keyboard nor GPS receiver. If you need full keyboard you should go with e61, or e62. If you need GPS so desperately then E series is not for you. You should consider buying N series phone. I hate people who rates this phone 1 just because they say phone doesn't have qwerty keyboard. it is in the specs, this phone has no qwerty keyboard nor gps.
This phone is not supported by AT&T. In my case 3G is not working. I know there are some people who can use their e51 with AT&T 3G but it is very spotty and most of the times you only get edge. me on the other hand never seen my phone working with 3G. ...more info
- Good phone
I'm been using this phone for like 6 month and I'm satisfied with the purchase. The call quality is good (and it comes with headset). S60 is easy to use. You can view PDF, word, ppt... but the quality is not that good. You can also synchronize your calendar/contacts/.. from outlook through the PC Suite software (download the latest version from their website, the one in the box is old) with bluetooth. If you use wifi then there's a lot of applications available: Gmail, Google Maps, IM... I dont really use it to surf web cuz the screen is too small and it isn't easy to use a keyborad to navigate, but the browser does display real html pages as you see on your PC.
1. Screen not big enough
2. When I received the phone I found there's slim gap around the thing that covers the camera len. After a while my len is covered with dust and there's no way to clean it. I don't use the camera anyway. But I think Nokia should pay more attention to details like this. ...more info
- the best nokia phone out there
this phone does morethan its size there is onething that i want to share with you all and that is this phone is gps capable you can download google maps on it .but it wasnt stated in the discription on here so yes it is us 3g with at&t and gps capable very fast phone when browsing the internet...more info
- Great LITTLE phone
I had this phone for a couple of weeks before returning. It was great while I used it, but the screen was smaller than I expected and to be truthful it was a little more of a phone than I needed. I got it for the Wi-Fi and used it a few times. But, I was not aware of the higher internet access cost of using a phone like this. If I was willing to pay for the higher PDA type account I might have kept the phone....more info
- Bought this phone for use overseas
So far I really like this phone. The simple shape and size are perfect and the buttons are large enough to dial a number easily. I bought this unlocked phone to use in Europe and New Zealand. As of today I have not been overseas so I can't recommend it for that use. I did buy an ATT SIM card in an ATT store and put it in the camera. ATT and T-mobile are the only carriers I am aware of that use GSM, which is the universal (everywhere but the USA) cellphone technology. So far it has worked good in the USA. I was also able to take my long standing ATT phone number SIM card, that I've have for several years and use it in this Nokia E51 phone. I tried my Tracfone SIM card but it would not accept the Tracfone SIM. I don't know if Tracfone uses GSM. I plan on purchasing a SIM card for the country I visiting IF I plan on making lots of calls, locally. For the occasional call back to home I will turn on International roaming with ATT and anyone can reach me on my regular USA phone number. Problem is the cost is about $2.00 per minute. OK if you can't be bothered with an overseas phone number and only need to talk to home a couple times, briefly. I want the ease of being able to be reached from my regular cell phone number and be able to switch the SIM card to use the phone locally but cheaply. I also like the built in MP3 Player, FM radio and bluetooth of the Nokia. I only gave 4 stars for now since I have not proven its ability to works overseas. If you just want an unlocked phone and GoPhone prices from ATT this is better than any of the locked phones ATT offers with their GoPhone plans....more info
- good but firmware needs to be updated before use
The firmware loaded on the phone is buggy and several features, including VOIP and the Download! application, simply fail to work. Nokia has a firmware update application (PC only) on their website, which solves these problems. The list of fixes is extensive, so I wouldn't bother configuring the phone before flashing the phone to the updated firmware. You can back up your settings to a memory card or a PC if you already configured it, then restore the settings after you flash to the new firmware. Otherwise a lovely little phone....more info