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Nokia E71 – Straight Talk prepaid GSM smartphone

Posted by 16 July, 2011

Straight Talk Nokia E71Straight Talk Nokia E71 prepaid GSM cell phone is the top smartphone option in Straight Talk’s lineup. This device is to some extent more advanced than Nokia 6790 even if the price is the same. So, according to users experience and their comments, this phone is highly recommended because it does everything stated and more than that. It is available for $199.99 and is worth every penny.


Classy and business like, Nokia E71 is very attractive but also fully functional. It features full QWERTY keyboard and display of 2.36 inches (320 x 240 pixels). It is 114 x 57 x 10 mm and weights 127 g. The phone is strong and feels great.

Web functionality

Straight Talk Nokia e71 is fully featured smart phone. First it has a full HTML browser and runs on AT&T and Verizon’s prepaid networks. Some users even reported that E71 runs on At&t’s 3.5G speeds and that is very fast. That makes downloading tone of free apps from Nokia Ovi Store really easy as well as streaming videos from Youtube. Also, you can easily access all the major internet email systems as Gmail, Yahoo, Aol and interact with Microsoft Exchange. Instead of OVI maps, you can quickly install Google maps. Nokia e71 let you surf the web simultaneously while on voice calls and let you Skype, make video calls thanks to the front and rear camera that Nokia E71 is equipped with. It runs Symbian Operating System (OS 9.2, Series 60 v3.1 UI) which is very easy to use.

Other features

Nokia E71 is Wifi capable device. It comes with a 4GB SD card while MicroSD card slot can take up to 8GB of memory. That is pretty good for storing all your downloads. Battery is great, it can last 18 h for music play. Stand-by period is 410 hours when used 2G network and  480 hours when is on 3G network. Talk time is 10 hours 30 min 2G and 4 hours 30 min 3G. It also features 3.2-megapixel camera that is very good. Takes clean crisp images. Videos recorded with this phone are also good. GPS is available too and locks to Satellites quick.

Straight Talk’s $45 unlimited

The Nokia E71 must go with the $45 unlimited plan. All other phones allow you to switch between $30, $45 plans. To save even more you can choose from 3, 6 and 12 months plans.

Overall, Straight Talk prepaid Nokia E71 is a fully featured smart phone that can do so much more than it is said it can. With downloading right apps, you can do wonders with this prepaid smartphone.

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11 Responses to “Nokia E71 – Straight Talk prepaid GSM smartphone”
  • Jerry says:

    I am debating on getting the Nokia E71 or the Samsung Galaxy Precedent. Which the better phone. I have both AT&T and Sprint coverage.

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