The Nokia E66, is the newest addition specially for business class people. A device that deviates from the beaten track in the business segment, because it is an elegant slider and has not been provided with a QWERTY keyboard. However, the successor of the E65 is still a business rounder with quad band support, a wide range of mail and messaging capabilities, fast internet and GPS.
The Nokia E66 was introduced in end of 2008 simultaneously with the Nokia E71. Both are smart phones aimed at the business segment. The Nokia E66, previously known as the Nokia Dora, the successor of the Nokia E65. The Nokia E66 is a slider phone with a friendly atmosphere and is available in colors Steel Gray and White Steel. The Nokia E66 has a large and bright display and has been equipped with a 3.2 megapixel camera, music player, WiFi, HSDPA for fast internet, support Microsoft Exchange e-mail for optimal convenience and built-in a GPS and Nokia Maps for navigation.
Device & dimensions
The Nokia E66 is a smartphone for business segment with a weight of 121 grams. The size of the smartphone are 10.7 x 4.9 x 1.3 inches. Speaking time (under ideal conditions) 450 minutes. The standby time is 264 hours under these conditions. The Nokia E66 is available in white and gray.
Call & data capabilities
The Nokia E66 supports GSM 900, 1800 and 1900 MHz networks. The E66 can fast mobile Internet access thanks to UMTS and HSDPA support. The speed of HSDPA raises the difference between home and while walking. The Nokia E66 can include text (SMS) and multimedia (MMS) messages sent and received. The E66 also has a WAP browser. Thanks to the support email you can simply read your own emails. Vibrating alert and polyphonic ringtones are of course standard equipment.
Memory and connectivity
The Nokia E66 has 110 internal memory (Flash). In total, there is 1 slot for microSD external memory. You can using USB data transfer to and from your PC. The E66 has further Bluetooth, IRDA (infrared) and WiFi. The user has infrared, Bluetooth 2.0, USB and WiFi at his disposal. Further there for mobile internet use of the fast 3G HSDPA network. A WiFi connection is done in seconds and this network is then followed by the unit remember the next time it comes within range once again available.
The Nokia E66 can both audio (MP3 and WMA) and video (.3 GP and MPEG) files mobile listening and viewing. The Nokia E66 also has a built-in camera, where you can record videos along. The maximum resolution of this camera is 2064 x 1552 pixels (3.20 megapixel). This camera has no optical zoom.
Display & Control
The E66 is equipped with a large 2.4 inch QVGA display with a resolution of 240 x 320 pixels and 16,777,216 colors (24 bits). By default the brightness at the middle level may wish to set up and two steps lighter or darker set. The contrast could not be changed. However, this is no complaint on the screen and in all circumstances very well. The screen is plenty big enough.
The operation of the smartphone takes place on the device itself. The firmware is upgradable from the smartphone. You can later possibly newer versions of the operating system.
The cheapest Nokia E66 currently costs approx. Rs.31000. Of course the E66 is also available by subscription. Look at the list price E66 Nokia E66 for current subscription offers. Here you also find the individual unit prices. Keep in mind that more when you a free Nokia E66 stuck with a subscription. This need not always be the best choice.
Well put together , the E66 is lightweight. The E66 delivers an excellent call quality and the person on the other side of the line under all circumstances well understood. The sound is natural and the volume is adjustable sound. Moreover, there is an excellent speaker for making handsfree calls.
The function keys cracking impressions and feelings after many uses are still strange because they are so smooth. The volume buttons should be used considerable force to a response from them. The numeric keypad is nice work if they feel that cheap.
The slider works fine and the strength of the spring mechanism is in order, there is however a slight lateral play in the two halves. Furthermore, the device is susceptible to fingerprints on the metal parts, the display and the smooth function keys.