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Dapper Dialers

Nokia's E71x Smartphone is a Stroke of Genius

— May 15, 2009 — Tech
The sleek new Nokia E71x (carried by AT&T) is making an attempt to involve itself amongst the smartphone war.

Nokia’s E71x will put itself among the iPhone, Blackberry and Palm, but don’t count them out just yet.

This dapper dialer equipped with a 2.4-inch display can operate on WiFi, EDGE, and 3G connections. The E71x also has an expandable memory card, 3.2 megapixel camera, cellular video service, Bluetooth, XM radio, and a turn-by-turn GPS.

It may take a little while for the Nokia E71x to gain a little respect in the smartphone world, but eventually consumers may begin to recognize this stroke of genius.
Trend Themes
1. Rise of Nokia's E71x - The new Nokia E71x smartphone is making an attempt to involve itself amongst the smartphone war.
2. Competition in the Smartphone Market - Nokia's E71x will put itself among the iPhone, Blackberry, and Palm, but don't count them out just yet.
3. Multi-functionality in Smartphones - The E71x equipped with a 2.4-inch display can operate on WiFi, EDGE, and 3G connections, also has an expandable memory card, 3.2 megapixel camera, cellular video service, Bluetooth, XM radio, and a turn-by-turn GPS.
Industry Implications
1. Telecommunications - The rise of the Nokia E71x smartphones has created an interesting competition in the telecommunications industry, putting pressure on other brands to innovate.
2. Consumer Electronics - The multi-functionality in smartphones like Nokia's E71x opens disruptive innovation opportunities in the consumer electronics industry by integrating multiple features into a single device.
3. Mobile Applications - The emergence of the Nokia E71x and its features like Bluetooth, XM radio, and turn-by-turn GPS creates a new market for mobile app developers to use these features and provide solutions to help users to make the most out of them.
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