November 3, 2008
Nokia E71 Blessed With Top Honors in WIRED Magazine’s 2008 Test Issue
WHITE PLAINS, New York, November 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Nokia E71 has won a top honor in WIRED Magazine's test issue - the sleekly designed smartphone, packed with messaging, navigation and other great multimedia features, nabbed the 'Test Best Cell Phone' title in the November issue, on newsstands now. Additionally, the Nokia N82 was awarded the 'Test Best Camera Phone' accolade.
"With WIRED's reputation in the industry, this is one of the highest honors we could have received," said Craig Coffey, Vice President, Marketing, North America, Nokia. "Being recognized for the quality and beautiful design of our products is something we strive for with each device. The Nokia E71 winning the overall category honors and the Nokia N82 achieving top camera phone status really speaks to the unrivaled array of the Nokia portfolio as a whole."The Nokia E71 scored nine out of 10, with WIRED's editors commenting
The E71 is stocked with enough apps and goodies to keep even the most overworked road warrior on the ball, but it didn't feel too "business." That's mostly due to the fact that the E71 has two separate customizable home screens. One is designed to house all of your work apps like Excel andPowerPoint while the other is geared more towards entertainment with programs for audio, video and gaming. Switching between the two is dead simple, a dedicated button at the top of the menu lets you toggle between the two screens instantly.
The Nokia E71 is the ultimate in design and feature set - packing a variety of multimedia capabilities into the slimmest QWERTY smartphone on the market. With support for corporate as well as personal email, two customizeable home screens, high speed data connectivity via 3G, HSDPA and WLAN networks, a 3.2 megapixel camera, A-GPS and Nokia Maps for navigation, a full HTML web browser with Flash support, and a digital audio and video player, the Nokia E71 is the only device you'll need to carry whether at work or at play.
The Nokia N82 is a feature-rich device optimized for imaging with a 5 megapixel camera with Carl Zeiss optics, an impressive Xenon flash and on-device editing software Additionally, the Nokia N82 comes with A-GPS, WLAN 802.11b/g compatibility, personal information management (PIM) and a full HTML web browser with Flash support.
WIRED Magazine's Test c overage is included in the November issue, on sale until November 24, 2008.
Notes to editors:
Full lists of Nokia E71 and Nokia N82 images and features are available at http://www.nokia.com/press.
For more information regarding WIRED's Test Best Cell Phone, the Nokia E71, please visit http://www.wired.com/reviews/product/nokia_e71.
For more information regarding WIRED's Test Best Camera Phone, the Nokia N82, please visit http://www.wired.com/reviews/product/nokia_n82.
For more information regarding WIRED's Test program, please visit http://www.wired.com/reviews/package/fall_test_2008
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