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

Tech Specs

Product TypeSmartphone
Network BandQuad Band
Wireless LANYes
Contract TypeSIM-free
Maximum Memory Card Size Supported32 GB
Built-in Memory256 MB
Built-in FlashYes
Memory Card SlotYes
Cellular Data Connectivity TechnologyGPRS, EDGE, HSDPA, HSUPA
SAR Value0.88 W/kg
GPS ReceiverYes
Product FamilyE
Cellular Network SupportedGSM 850, GSM 900, GSM 1800, GSM 1900, WCDMA 900, WCDMA 1900, WCDMA 2100
Rear Camera Resolution5 Megapixel
Memory Card SupportedmicroSD
Phone StyleBar
Operating SystemSymbian
Brand NameNokia
Battery Talk Time13.17 Hour
Product ModelE5
Screen Size6 cm (2.4")
Screen Resolution240 x 320
Weight (Approximate)126 g
Green CompliantYes
Green Compliance Certificate/AuthorityENERGY STAR, RoHS, WEEE
Maximum Video Resolution640 x 480
Processor ManufacturerARM
Bluetooth StandardBluetooth 2.0
Operating System VersionSymbian OS 9.3
Messaging TypeEmail, Instant Messaging, SMS (Short Message Service), MMS (Multi-media Messaging Service)
USB StandardUSB 2.0
Height115 mm
Width58.9 mm
Depth12.8 mm
Radio TunerYes
Product SeriesE
Battery Standby Time15240.96 Hour
Product NameE5 Smartphone
Processor Speed600 MHz
Processor TypeARM11
Screen TypeLCD
Manufacturer Part Number002S5K5
Manufacturer Website Address
Marketing Information

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Package Contents
  • E5 Smartphone
  • Nokia Travel Charger (AC-8E)
  • Nokia 2 GB microSD Card (MU-37)
  • User Guide
  • Nokia Battery (BL-4D)
  • Nokia Stereo Headset (WH-102)
  • Nokia Connectivity Cable (CA-101D)
Limited Warranty2 Year