Nokia E6 review
With the launch of Nokia E6, Finnish mobole phone manufacturer Nokia has expanded its E series of phone. Nokia E6 follows Nokia’s successful models, Nokia E71 and E72. Of late Nokia has been facing stiff competition in the smartphone segment and in order to counter it, Nokia has been trying several things. From announcing of joining hands with Microsoft to upgrading it Symbian OS, it has left no stone unturned to resurrect its market position. Does Nokia E6 has in it to carve a niche for itself in the smartphone market. Check out the Nokia E6 review to know for what this device has in store for you.

Nokia E6 Looks And Design

When you first take a look at the E6 smartphone, almost immediately you get a feel of the solid construction of the device. Premium materials such as glass and stainless steel have been used in construction of the phone which gives it a solid feel. The battery cover and the camera deck is made up of metal. There is some bit of matt plastic too at the top and bottom. The phone is quite slim measuring 115.5 x 59 x 10.5 mm, 66 cc and weighs around 133 grams.

Nokia E6 Display

The phone displays a 2.46 inches display which displays 16M colors of resolution measuring 640×480 pixels. The display almost makes half of the phone and what impressed us most is the fact that the display’s pixel density is more than the retina display of iPhone4. The display of the device is highly responsive in nature and responds to the slightest of touches.
What is further impressive about the display is the fact that it is made of gorilla glass. The gorilla glass display of Nokia E6 protects the phone from smudges and spills and boasts of accelerometer and proximity sensors. Beneath, the display one gets a spacious navigation deck while on the top you will find the volume rocker button. On the left side you get a microUSB port while at the bottom you will find the charger port.

Nokia E6 Apps

Nokia has taken special care to ensure that it packs E6 with business as well as social networking apps. In form of business application, users get QuickOffice Document Editor which allows you to create, edit and share Word, Excel, Power Point and PDF files. In form of social networking apps, users get Facebook and Twitter which helps them to remain connected with their family and friends 24×7. Users can also download several apps from the Ovi store which includes Nokia E6 games.

Nokia E6 Features

Nokia E6 ReviewOne of the major features of Nokia E6 smartphone is its operating system. It runs on Symbian Anna which makes its user-interface morefriendly and improves the performance of the web browser to a great extent. One gets a faster home screen scrolling and the device has been designed to keep users data safe and secure. It supports most the security and authentication policies for corporate emails and device lock and memory wipe further enhances the security. Thanks to the back virtual key, navigation of applications are pretty simple and easy. The phone is equipped with a QWERTY keypad and the keys are well spread out which facilitates typing and sending mails.

Nokia E6 Specification

As said earlier that E6 Nokia runs on Symbian Anna which is an upgrade of the Symbian OS. We were a bit disappointed to find that the phone runs on 680 MHz processor. There are smartphones which run on dual core-processors. The phone offers robust storage with an internal storage of 8GB. The memory can be increased to 32GB with the help of a microSD card. For full Nokia E6 Specifications, click here.

Nokia E6 Gallery

Nokia E6 ReviewThere is no change in gallery of Symbian Anna and that of Symbian^3. However, kinetic scrolling is the only new edition. The gallery has nothing new to offer. There is the familiar pinch gesture along with double tapping and on-screen slider. Picture browsing is pretty fast even during zooming.

Nokia E6 Camera Quality

Nokia E6 QWERTY is equipped with a 8MP camera which is capable of clicking pictures of resolution measuring 264 x 2448 pixels. The camera has dual-LED flash which helps you to click sharper images in dim light. We were disappointed to find that the camera is not an auto-focused one. The contrast and colors of the images clicked were pretty sharp. But we felt that the UI of the camera could have been better.

Nokia E6 Video

Despite not having an auto-focused camera, video recording of Nokia E6 Anna is pretty good. The phone records 720p videos@ 25 fps. Just like Nokia N8, Nokia E6 uses zooming technique which allows you to zoom up to 3X while shooting 720 p videos. The Youtube videos played by Nokia E6 were also pretty good.

Nokia E6 Connectivity And Multimedia

Nokia has equipped E6 with solid connectivity options. You get all connectivity options at your disposal. The phone supports both 2G and 3G network. It also supports GPRS (Class 33) and EDGE (Class 33). Local connectivity of the device is consolidated by the presence of Bluetooth 3.0 and Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n along with 3.5 mm audio jack. Presence of UBS 2.0 completes all the connectivity options of the device.  With Symbian Anna, performance of E6 web browser is improved manifold.
Multimedia options with Nokia E6 Anna are also pretty good. The phone has a FM radio which has a simple UI with RDS. The video player of the device is one of the best you will find the market which supports DivX and Xvid file formats and supports various other file formats. The audio output of the phone is also very good and was pretty loud.

Nokia E6 Launch Date

The phone was announced in April 2011 and has been launched in June 2011.

Nokia E6 Availability

The phone is available with all the leading Nokia mobile dealers across the globe.

Nokia E6 Accessories

During Nokia E6 unboxing, we found the phone with accessories such as a charger, microUSB cable, headset and user guide. Nokia E6 user guide will help users to better utilize their phone.

Nokia E6 Colors

The phone is available in three colors – white, black and silver.

Nokia E6 Battery Life

The phone is equipped with a standard Li-Ion 1500 mAH which offers a talk time of around 14 hours when the phone operated on 2G and around 7 hours when the phone operates on 3G.
Nokia E6 price in India is approximately Rs 18,500 (approx).  Nokia E6 is one of the robust smartphones you will find in the market. The great build of the phone coupled with its advanced features along with Symbian Anna OS and other configuration makes Nokia E6-00 one of the best Eseries smartphones you will find in the market.