Nokia E5 review

A phone for work and play – does it deliver the best of both worlds?

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If you are looking for a handset with a small QWERTY keyboard, you have quite a lot of choices. Nokia's C3 is a much lower grade alternative that will cost you a lot less, and has many of the features you'll find here – read our review for the detail.

Or you could go for a larger typing interface and opt for the Nokia C6, with its slide-out keyboard and much-maligned Symbian S60 5th edition touchscreen.

Nokia e5 review

At this high end of the spectrum, though, the Nokia E72 is the main competition as far as own-branded handsets are concerned.

Nokia e5 review

The obvious other manufacturer to consider is Research in Motion. The new BlackBerry Curve 3G is obviously in the mix, but we actually prefer the BlackBerry Bold 2 9700.

Nokia e5 review