After Dual Sim revolution, it now looks like its time for QWERTY devices in India. There are plenty of such devices already from many companies but if you are looking for some thing ‘really reliable’ (apart from BlackBerry itself), here is the list of QWERTY Phones from Nokia that are available in India (includes both On screen qwerty and qwerty keypad) along with their features.
Nokia N97 (and N97 mini) – Slider QWERTY
Nokia E72 – QWERTY keypad
Nokia E71 – QWERTY Keypad
Nokia E63 – QWERTY keypad
Nokia 5800 – On screen QWERTY
Nokia 5530 – On screen QWERTY
Nokia QWERTY phones features
Touch Screen – N97, N97 mini, 5800XM, 5530XM
HTML Browser – N97, N97 mini, 5800XM, 5530XM, E72, E71, E63
WiFi – N97, N97 mini, 5800XM, 5530XM, E72, E71, E63
3G – N97, N97 mini, 5800XM, E72, E71, E63
GPS – N97, N97 mini, 5800XM, E72, E71
Global Roaming – 5800XM, E72, E71, E63
These are the worth noting features. Other features such as Bluetooth, FM radio, Music and Video player, Camera exist in every phone.
Nokia QWERTY Phones prices
(All prices are rounded off to near 100 and may differ from dealer to dealer)
Nokia N97 – Rs.34500
Nokia N97 mini – Rs.26500
Nokia E72 – Rs.19400
Nokia E63 – Rs.10600
Nokia 5800 – Rs.15600 (See latest Nokia 5800 prices)
Nokia 5530 – Rs.13300
And as you may know, none of these phones are Dual Sim mobiles. I hate relating Dual sim with Nokia but unfortunately it has become a standard in today’s mobiles.
Update: Add Nokia 5233, Nokia 5230, Nokia X6 to the On screen qwerty devices and not to forget the 3 latest IM qwerty phones launched by Nokia, the C3, C6 and E5.