Feeds

Business Nokia makes an entrance

Would suit your three-button pin-stripe

Choosing a cloud hosting partner with confidence

Nokia has launched a mobile phone for business users who never have enough time on their hands. The E51 handset sports most standard multimedia capabilities, but also includes dedicated short-cut buttons for key functions and connects up to corporate telephone networks.

Nokia_E51
Nokia's E51: similar looks to many existing Nokia phones

The E51, which sits atop the existing E50 handset, looks pretty basic at first glance - especially in light of Apple's UK launch of the iPhone. However, Nokia claims the short-cut keys around the main menu button will help save users some time by directing them to key applications, including email or contacts, in a single click. Although this is nothing new, the keys seem slightly more prominent than they do on existing Nokia handsets, such as the N70.

The handset can connect up to what Nokia describes as "corporate telephony networks", allowing calls through switchboards to be routed to your mobile. Set-up wizards are also built-in to help users set-up, say, their email accounts. VoIP calls are possible using the handset's Gizmo application.

All work and no play makes for a dull handset though, so Nokia has also thrown in a two-megapixel camera, FM radio, and a music and video player.

Nokia’s E51 will be available in Europe during the fourth quarter of 2007 for €350 (£300/$600).

Top 5 reasons to deploy VMware with Tegile

More from The Register

next story
Fujitsu CTO: We'll be 3D-printing tech execs in 15 years
Fleshy techie disses network neutrality, helmet-less motorcyclists
Space Commanders rebel as Elite:Dangerous kills offline mode
Frontier cops an epic kicking in its own forums ahead of December revival
Intel's LAME DUCK mobile chips gobbled by CASH COW
Chipzilla won't have money-losing mobe unit to kick about anymore
First in line to order a Nexus 6? AT&T has a BRICK for you
Black Screen of Death plagues early Google-mobe batch
Ford's B-Max: Fiesta-based runaround that goes THUNK
... when you close the slidey doors, that is ...
prev story

Whitepapers

Why and how to choose the right cloud vendor
The benefits of cloud-based storage in your processes. Eliminate onsite, disk-based backup and archiving in favor of cloud-based data protection.
A strategic approach to identity relationship management
ForgeRock commissioned Forrester to evaluate companies’ IAM practices and requirements when it comes to customer-facing scenarios versus employee-facing ones.
Go beyond APM with real-time IT operations analytics
How IT operations teams can harness the wealth of wire data already flowing through their environment for real-time operational intelligence.
The total economic impact of Druva inSync
Examining the ROI enterprises may realize by implementing inSync, as they look to improve backup and recovery of endpoint data in a cost-effective manner.
Reg Reader Research: SaaS based Email and Office Productivity Tools
Read this Reg reader report which provides advice and guidance for SMBs towards the use of SaaS based email and Office productivity tools.