Nokia E72 To Replace The Popular E71

By | December 12, 2009

Nokia E72

Nokia the makers of the ever popular E71 are releasing an updated version of the Eseries mobile to be called the Nokia E72.

Currently only available on contract with Vodafone this is sure to be popular with those who are looking for a business type handset.  With specs to challenge its rivals such as the popular Blackberry it is sure to stand up to the competition when it is released later this year.

More information on this model will be added when the E72 is released, including prices and contract information.

For now the specification if you are interested is as follows:

Physical features, power and memory
Physical features, power and memory
Form: Monoblock with full keypad
Dimensions: 114 x 58.3 x 10.1 mm
Weight: 128 g
Volume: 65 cc
Contemporary design with fully integrated QWERTY keypad

Display and 3D
Main display:
- Size: 2.36″
- Resolution: 320 x 240 pixels (QVGA)
Up to 16.7 million colours
TFT active matrix

Keys and input method
QWERTY keyboard
Nokia Eseries one-touch keys for Home, Calendar, Contacts and Email
Volume and mute keys
Intuitive Optical Navi Key
Media (Camera, Gallery, Music Player, Radio, Real Player, Voice Recorder)
Messaging (Messaging, New email, New message, Read emails, Read messages, Read new emails, Read new messages)
Organiser (Calculator, Calendar, Clock, Converter, Data Synchronisation, File manager, Notepad, What time is it)
Profiles (General, Silent, Meeting, Outdoor, Pager, Offline)
Tools (Connection manager, Device manager, Help, Landmarks, Personalisation, Profiles, Settings, Speed dialling, Voice commands, Voice mail)
Application manager
Navigator (= GPS data)

Colours and covers
Available in-box colours:
- Zodium black
- Metal grey
- Topaz brown

Micro-USB connector which supports charging. High-Speed USB 2.0
3.5 mm Nokia audio connector

4 GB MicroSD memory card (with hot swap), support for up to 16 GB
One-touch use as USB mass memory storage
250 MB free user disk space

Nokia Battery BP-4L 1500 mAh Li-Ion standard battery
Talk time (maximum):
- GSM 12 h 30 min
- WCDMA 5 h 54 min
- VoIP 13 h 42 min
Standby time (maximum):
- GSM 492 h
- WCDMA 576 h
- WLAN 110 h
Video playback time (maximum): 13 h 6 min
Video recording time (maximum): 6 h 24 min
Video call time (maximum): 4 h
Music playback time (maximum): 37.5 h

Environmental features
Energy efficiency: Power Save mode, ambient light sensor, unplug charger reminder, High Efficiency Charger AC-8
Eco content and services: Eco zone via Ovi store, eco tips in tutorial, maps for route optimization and pedestrian navigation
Materials: free of PVC, free of brominated & chlorinated compounds, antimony trioxide as defined in Nokia Substance List
Recycling: device is up to 80 % recyclable
Packaging: up to 60 % recycled material, 100 % recyclable
User manual: eco tips on Green Page
Full Eco declaration

Communication and navigation
Communication and navigation
Operating frequency
E72-1 Quad-band EGSM 850/900/1800/1900, WCDMA 900/2100 HSDPA
E72-2 Quad-band EGSM 850/900/1800/1900, WCDMA 850/1900 HSDPA
E72-3 Quad-band EGSM 850/900/1800/1900, WCDMA 850/2100 HSDPA
Offline mode

Data network
GPRS class A, multislot class 32, maximum speed 107/64.2 kbps (DL/UL)
EGSM class A, multislot class 32, maximum speed 128/384 kbps (DL/UL)
WCDMA 850/1900/2100, WCDMA 900/1900/2100
HSDPA maximum speed: 10.2 Mbps
HSUPA maximum speed: 2 Mbps
WLAN 802.11b, 802.11g
- WLAN Security: WPA2-Enterprise, WPA2-Personal, WPA-Enterprise, WPA-Personal
- WLAN Quality of Service: WMM, U-APSD
- WLAN wizard
TCP/IP support
Capability to serve as data modem
Support for MS Outlook synchronisation of contacts, calendar and notes

Local connectivity and synchronisation
Bluetooth version 2.0 with Enhanced Data Rate, A2DP
Add-on solutions enable integration into enterprise private branch exchange (PBX) infrastructure
Digital Home support
UPnP support
MTP (Mobile Transfer Protocol) support
Network (Raw). Direct TCP/IP socket connection to any specified port
Network (LPR). Line Printer Daemon protocol (RFC1179)
Printing to file
USB PictBridge printing
Support for PC synchronisation with Nokia PC Suite 7.1 (preinstalled) and Nokia Ovi Suite


Call features
Integrated hands-free speakerphone
Conference calling
Number screening for messaging and calls
Any key answer
Call waiting, call hold, call divert
Call timer
Logging of dialled, received and missed calls
Automatic redial
Speed dialling
Enhanced voice dialling
Side volume keys
Contacts with images
Conference calling with up to 6 participants
Video calling (VGA): up to 640 x 480 pixels, up to 15 fps
Push to talk
SIP VoIP 3.0
Voice call continuity (VoIP cell/WLAN handover)

SMS with support for up to 10 concatenated SMS (long messages)
SMS Storage: up to 999 messages
Speed dialling for SMS sending
List of recently used numbers
Multiple SMS deletion
Undo function for SMS deletion
Text-to-speech message reader
EMS picture messaging (send and receive)
MMS version 1.2, message size up to 300 kb
Automatic resizing of images for MMS
Common inbox for SMS and MMS messages
Number screening for messaging
Distribution lists for messaging
Instant Messaging:
- Windows (MSN) Live
- Presence
- Ovi Contacts

Supported protocols: IMAP4 (with idle), Nokia Messaging, Microsoft ActiveSync, POP3, SMTP
Support for Nokia Messaging service
Support for Mail for Exchange
Support for Lotus Notes Traveller
HTML email support
Multiple simultaneous email accounts (e.g. business email + private email)
Support for e-mail attachments
Support for e-mail with filtering
OMA e-mail notification support
Integrated Nokia Mobile VPN

Web browsing
Supported mark-up languages: HTML, XHTML, MP, WML, CSS
Supported protocols: HTTP, WAP
TCP/IP support
Nokia MiniMap browser:
- HTML 4.01
- XHTML MP 1.1
- ECMAScript / JavaScriptTM 1.5
- OMA 2.1
Nokia Mobile Search (for the device and the internet)

GPS and navigation
Integrated A-GPS with compass
Nokia Maps 3.0

Image and sound
Image and sound
5 megapixel camera (2592 x 1944 pixels) with autofocus and flash
Image formats: JPEG, Exif
CMOS sensor
5x digital zoom
One-touch autofocus key
Focal length: 4.7 mm
Focus range: 10 cm to infinity
LED flash
Flash modes: Automatic, On, Off, Red-eye reduction
Flash operating range: 1 m
Automatic, sunny, cloudy, incandescent, fluorescent
Automatic, Manual exposure compensation +2,0 ~ -2,0
Capture modes: Still capture mode, video mode, panorama mode and sequence mode
Scene modes: Auto, user defined, close-up, portrait, landscape, sport, night mode (w/o flash), night portrait
Colour tone modes: Normal, sepia, black & white, vivid, negative
Light sensitivity modes: Automatic, low, medium, high
Show viewfinder grid
Still image editor

Main camera
VGA: 640 x 480 at 15fps
QVGA: 320 x 240 at 15 fps
QCIF: 176 x 144 at 15 fps
Up to 10x digital video zoom
Front camera:
- Up to 2x digital video zoom
Video recording file formats: .mp4 – default (VGA, QVGA) or .3gp (QCIF for MMS)
Audio recording formats: AMR, AAC stereo
Automatic, sunny, cloudy, incandescent, fluorescent
Scene modes: Automatic, night
Colour tone modes: normal, sepia, black & white, vivid, negative
Clip length (maximum): 90 mins (High or Normal quality) or limited to MMS size approx. 30 seconds (Sharing quality)
Note: Clip length is dependable on available memory
Media player
Real Player
Video playback file formats: .mp4, AVC/H.264, .wmv, RV, Flash Video, H.263/3GPP
Video streaming: .mp4, AVC/H.264, .wmv, RV, Flash Video, H.263/3GPP
Video calling (VGA) 15 fps
Video ring tones
Video editor on device
Ovi Share for sharing your videos and images

Music and audio playback
Music player
Media player
- Equalizer
- Shuffle
- Repeat
- Loudness on/off
- Stereo widening
- Selection by artist, album and genre
- Album graphics display
Music playback file formats: AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, MP3, AMR-NB, WMA
Audio streaming
Dedicated volume keys
FM radio 87.5-108 MHz with RDS support
3.5 mm audio connector
Nokia Music Store support
Ring tones: polyphonic (25 built-in tones)

Voice and audio recording
Voice commands:
- Media (Camera, Gallery, Music Player, Radio, Real Player, Voice Recorder)
- Messaging (Messaging, New email, New message, Read emails, Read messages, Read new emails, Read new messages)
- Organiser (Calculator, Calendar, Clock, Converter, Data Synchronisation, File manager, Notepad, What time is it)
- Profiles (General, Silent, Meeting, Outdoor, Pager, Offline)
- Tools (Connection manager, Device manager, Help, Landmarks, Personalisation, Profiles, Settings, Speed dialling, Voice commands, Voice mail)
- Application manager
- Bluetooth
- Browser
- Logs
- Navigator (= GPS data)
- Phonebook
Enhanced voice dialling
Voice recorder
Audio recording formats: .mp4
AMR-NB, GSM EFR, FR & HR, AMR-WB for CS speech call
Digital microphone
Text-to-speech message reader

Personalisation: profiles, themes, ring tonesCustomisable profiles
Ring tones: polyphonic (25 built-in tones) HH: US ring tone, ROW ringing tone
Video ring tones (3 built-in tones)
User-defined themes
Home screen modes: Business and personal

Software platform and user interface
S60 3rd Edition Feature Pack 2 (S60 3.2.3)
Symbian OS version 9.3
Active standby
Voice commands
FOTA (Firmware update Over The Air)

Personal information management (PIM): contacts, clock, calendar etc.
Storage of up to 1000 contacts (depending on available memory)
Contacts 2.0 for Eseries, contacts with images
Company name search
Remote company directory lookup
Create and receive meeting requests
Support for assigning images to contacts
Support for contact groups
Closed user group support
Fixed Dialling Number support
Clock: analog and digital
Countdown timer with intervals
Alarm clock with ring tones
Calculator with advanced functions
Nokia Eseries Calendar with dedicated one-touch key
Create and accept meeting requests
Converter II
Active Notes
To-do list
PIM information viewable during call

Java™ MIDP 2.0, CLDC 1.1, 3D API, PIM API, File access API
Flash Lite 3.0
Instant Messaging:
- Windows (MSN) Live
- Ovi Contacts
Nokia Mini Map browser :
-JavaScript 1.3 and 1.5 support
MOT Dictionary
PDF Viewer
ZIP Manager
Quick Office viewers and editors
World Traveler
Font Magnifier
Psiloc Wireless Presenter
Vlingo (in selected country variants)
Nokia Calendar
Nokia Email 2.0
Nokia MiniMap Browser
Nokia Music Player
Nokia Media player
Nokia Messaging supported
Nokia Mobile Search
Nokia Office Tools
Nokia PC Suite
Nokia Ovi Suite
Adding more applications: IAD (independent application delivery) supported

Included games:
- Block Cascade
- Top Hits Solitaire Collection

Sales package contents
Sales package contents
Nokia E72
Nokia High Efficiency Charger AC-8
Nokia MicroSD4GB MU-41 (inside device)
Nokia MicroUSB data cable CA-101D
Nokia Stereo Headset WH-601
Nokia Battery BP-4L
Carrying case and strap
Cleaning cloth
User Guide
Nokia Eseries Experience Leaflet
Nokia PC Suite (v 7.1) in microSD card
Services included in the box:
- Maps
- Nokia Messaging supported
Recommended accessories
Nokia Bluetooth Headset BH-216
Nokia Display Speakerphone HF-510
Nokia Extra power DC-11

Compatible car solutions
Nokia Car Kit CK-100
Nokia Retractable Car Charger DC-10

Compatible accessories
Complete accessories for your Nokia E72
Support and related documents
Support and related documents
Related documents

SAR certification information
Eco Declaration (.pdf, 176 KB)
Declaration of Conformity


Steve on 20/12/2009 at 11:17 pm.


Are there any worthwhile offers on the Nokia E72 yet?

I am looking at getting one with Orange if at all possible.


phonebargains on 23/12/2009 at 10:30 am.

Hi Steve

It depends on what sort of contract length, minutes and texts you are looking for and your price range.

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