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Nokia and Rogers Wireless launch the Nokia E71 smartphone on Rogers 3G high-speed network

December 2, 2008

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Sleek Nokia Eseries QWERTY smartphone functions as both business and
    social communications toolTORONTO, Dec. 2 /CNW/ - Rogers Wireless and Nokia today announced the
Canadian availability of the Nokia E71 - the device that was named the "Test
Best Cell Phone" in the November issue of WIRED magazine.
    The sleek, stainless steel Nokia E71 design optimizes the user experience
inside and out with a one touch key to access email, a full QWERTY keyboard,
easy set-up and intuitive calendar and contacts functions. It is the thinnest
full QWERTY smartphone in Rogers' extensive line up of innovative mobile
devices, offering Canadians a range of functions for both their professional
and personal needs.

    Email made easy

    Business users who use Microsoft Exchange can access email using Mail for
Exchange mobile email client which comes pre-loaded on the Nokia E71. Along
with corporate email, users can have instant access to their calendars,
contacts, and tasks, plus the ability to download attachments including Word,
Excel, PowerPoint or PDF files directly to their device. For personal email
use, the Nokia E71 can support a range of email accounts including Gmail,
Yahoo! and Hotmail.
    The E71's two separate customizable home screens allow users the ability
to easily switch between work and personal user profiles at the touch of a
single button, making the Nokia E71 is the perfect productivity tool for those
wanting to maintain a work/life balance within one device.
    "Canadians today live increasingly busy lives and the line between work
and personal time is often blurred," said Richard White, General Manager,
Nokia Canada. "The Nokia E71 is a sophisticated device that proves technology
does not have to limit personal time but can instead enhance productivity and
give us the tools to do what we want, when we want."

    Designed for the way we live

    The Nokia E71 lives up to Nokia's reputation of quality and craftsmanship
as it is designed with beautiful stainless steel, has a narrow shape and full
QWERTY keyboard, and weighs only 4.4 ounces. The stunning screen displays up
to 16 million colours making it a pleasure to view photos, maps and more.
    The WiFi enabled Nokia E71 includes a number of entertainment features.
With integrated GPS supporting TeleNav GPS Navigatorâ„¢ and Nokia Maps 2.0,
the Nokia E71 can easily pinpoint locations and provide optional turn-by-turn
navigation information. The device also captures high-quality images and
videos with its 3.2 megapixel camera with auto focus and flash. A second
camera is used for wireless video calling, a North American first only from
Rogers. The Nokia E71 comes equipped with a built-in music player and FM
radio. The device also features a full HTML browser with flash support.
    The Nokia E71 runs on the Symbian operating system using Rogers'
high-speed HSPA network and is enabled for Wi-Fi. It has up to 110MB of
internal memory with support for up to 8GB of memory with a microSD card. It
comes with a 2GB microSD card in box.

    Accessorize for work or play

    Whether at the office, driving, or walking, consumers can choose from a
variety of compatible original accessories for their Nokia E71, including:-   Nokia BH-602 Bluetooth headset offers extended talk-time and Digital
        Signal Processing (DSP) for echo cancellation and background noise
        reduction. It provides automatic volume adjustment based on
        background noise and charges in no time at all. Just 15 minutes of
        charging can provide up to five hours of talk time. Overall it
        provides up to 11 hours of talk time and 12.5 days of standby time.

    -   Nokia Speakerphone HF-200 is a powerful and compact hands free
        solution that can be used as a speakerphone in the car at the office
        or home. When in car, you can clip it onto the car visor for added
        convenience. With the Nokia Speakerphone HF-200 users can accept
        calls, end calls and adjust volume, even in the dark thanks to the
        illuminated keys. Echo cancellation and noise reduction through
        Digital Signal Processing will reduce background noise so there are
        no unwanted disruptions. The use of mobile phones and their
        accessories may be prohibited or restricted in certain areas, so
        users should always obey applicable laws.The Nokia E71 smartphone is available from Rogers Wireless for $99.99 on
three year voice and data activations with a minimum combined monthly service
fee of $45, at participating retailers and
    For more information on the Nokia E71, please visit or

    NOTE TO EDITORS: Demo handsets are available upon request.

    About Nokia

    Nokia is the world leader in mobility, driving the transformation and
growth of the converging Internet and communications industries. We make a
wide range of mobile devices with services and software that enable people to
experience music, navigation, video, television, imaging, games, business
mobility and more. Developing and growing our offering of consumer Internet
services, as well as our enterprise solutions and software, is a key area of
focus. We also provide equipment, solutions and services for communications
networks through Nokia Siemens Networks.