3GSM World Congress -- The Nokia E61i was the third new E-Series handset announced at 3GSM this year (see Nokia E65 and Nokia E90 Comunicator for more info on the other handsets). The E-Series is Nokia's business targeted handset vertical and the phones ship with more mobile email and productivity apps than the multimedia-centric N-Series. The E61i is an update to the E61, a"BlackBerry Killer" that was announced back in October 2005.
Features of the E61i include:
- Quad band GSM, WCDMA 2100 and WiFi (WLAN)
- Updated keyboard with One Touch key
- Advanced attachment handling with on-device editing
- Corporate email support for Intellisync, Good, Exchange, Seven and BlackBerry Connect
- 2 megapixel camera
- Music and video player
Nokia will begin shipping the E61i in the second quarter of 2007. Without a subsidy it will run around 400 euro.