The Finn phone manufacturer's hardware skills are the stuff of legends and the E6 is a much-needed reminder. A successor to the E5, this business device brings in a stellar Jnda plethora of features packed into a bomb-proof casing. Amongst the highlighted specs - a 2.46-inch screen with a 'esolution of 640x480 pixels, Wi-Fi, GPS, 8 gigs of storage, TV-out. andUSB-to-go - there are a few bloopers too. The processor is st648MHz, and the 8-megapixel snapper is fixed focus. You need adapters for TV-out and USB-to-go, and they aren't included. The E6 runs 'Anna: the latest version of Symbian '3. Yup, the one also supports touch input. and attempts to bring you the best Jfboth worlds in a single device.
The OS features rounded icons and Ilvecustomisable home screens. The browser is enhanced, and with support for Flash Lite and pinch zooming, renders web pages well. Pre installed apps include QuickOffice, and Social for facebook and Twitter integration. The latter still pales in comparison Android and so does the number of apps on the Ovi Store There's extensive e-mail support, including Mail for Exchange. The snapper does the job as long at the lighting is good, and is capable of recording 720p vids too. The phone's music capabilities are good, and it can also play popular video formats including DivX. Ovi Maps offers free voice navigation, and is truly a boon.
Performance is not so zippy, and gets jerky occasionally, while the screen is too cramped for movie watching and browsing. The camera is so-so but the battery life is above par, and while the blower doesn't excite as a media device, it remains a solid option if you're in the market for a messaging or a business centric handset.