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Nokia E71

Nokia E71

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T-Mobile myTouch 4G

T-Mobile myTouch 4G

Nokia E71  vs   T-Mobile myTouch 4G



In this article we will compare the two mobile phones Nokia E71 and T-Mobile myTouch 4G. The Nokia E71 is a GSM Technology phone announced in 2008, June and the T-Mobile myTouch 4G is a GSM Technology phone announced in 2010, October. The T-Mobile myTouch 4G is a relatively newer model than the Nokia E71. The T-Mobile myTouch 4G was announced about 2 years after the other one.

The main differences between these two items are that, the Nokia E71 contains QWERTY which is not present in T-Mobile myTouch 4G. Similarly, the T-Mobile myTouch 4G has got Touchscreen which is not present in Nokia E71. Both of them contain Audio Player, Video Player, Camera, Secondary Camera, Bluetooth, Speakerphone, GPS, FM Radio, GPRS and 3G. The Nokia E71 is a lighter and smaller device than T-Mobile myTouch 4G.

Let us now compare the features of these devices in more detail.

Connectivity and communication

T-Mobile myTouch 4G does not contain Infrared port, whereas, Nokia E71 comes with these features. The T-Mobile myTouch 4G possesses v2.1 with A2DP Bluetooth. The Nokia E71 contains v2.0 with A2DP Bluetooth. Bluetooth is an open specification for seamless wireless short-range communications of data and voice between both mobile and stationary devices. Bluetooth is useful in term of cable less technology by using with application such as wireless synchronization, file sharing, and also use as gateway for internet connectivity. The T-Mobile myTouch 4G has Class 10, 236.8 kbps EDGE and the Nokia E71 offers Class 32, 296 kbps EDGE. The T-Mobile myTouch 4G offers Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot WLAN while the Nokia E71 has Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g WLAN. WLAN is a network that uses wireless transmissions such as radio or infrared to provide communication services between devices. W-fi is a wireless ethernet technology that allows people with laptop computers to connect to the internet while out and about at 'hot spots'. It is also used to connect cordless phones with VoIP. The T-Mobile myTouch 4G comes with FM radio and the Nokia E71 possesses FM radio (E71 only) and Visual radio. FM Radio helps you stay in tune with breaking news and receive important local radio broadcasts. The T-Mobile myTouch 4G provides HSDPA, 14.4 Mbps and HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps 3G. The Nokia E71 has HSDPA, 3.6 Mbps 3G. High-Speed Downlink Packet Access (HSDPA) is an enhanced 3G (third generation) mobile telephony communications protocol in the High-Speed Packet Communication. 3G is a cellphone technology that includes services and applications with faster access to the web. The 3G feature in the mobile phones helps in faster downloads. The T-Mobile myTouch 4G offers SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Email, IM Messaging whereas the Nokia E71 offers SMS, MMS, Email, Instant Messaging. MMS allows wireless customers to send and receive messages that contain much more than text including formatted text, graphics, photographs, and audio and video clips. The multimedia messaging service helps users to send video, photos, images, text and sound all together in one very easy to create MMS and send it to any other MMS capable cellular phone. The T-Mobile myTouch 4G has GPRS while the Nokia E71 contains Class 32, 100 kbps GPRS. GPRS is a packet-switched technology that enables high-speed wireless Internet and other data communications. The T-Mobile myTouch 4G has got miniUSB v2.0 whereas the Nokia E71 comes with v2.0 microUSB. USB is a hardware interface for low-speed peripherals such as the keyboard, mouse, joystick, scanner, printer and telephony devices. The T-Mobile myTouch 4G offers with A-GPS support whereas the Nokia E71 possesses with A-GPS support and Nokia Maps. GPS (Global Positioning System) is the utilization of orbiting satellites to transmit signals to a GPS receiver to calculate the location, speed, direction, and time. GPS is widely used as a navigation tool. A GPS is useful for more than just route-following. In emergencies their usefulness is unparalleled. The T-Mobile myTouch 4G provides HTML Browser while the Nokia E71 provides WAP 2.0/xHTML, HTML Browser. WAP is a specification that allows users to access information via wireless handheld devices. These devices usually have small screens.


Multimedia

The T-Mobile myTouch 4G possesses 5 MP, 2592 x 1944 pixels, autofocus, LED flash and Geo-tagging Camera whereas the Nokia E71 comes with 3.15 MP, 2048x1536 pixels, autofocus, LED flash Camera. Autofocus feature enables the camera lens to automatically focus on the objects you are taking a photo of, so making your photos sharper and clearer. Autofocus is useful for tracking moving subjects and for pulling-the-camera-out-of-the-bag speed. For the rest, it's completely useless. The T-Mobile myTouch 4G has got VGA videocall camera Secondary Camera. The Nokia E71 contains Videocall camera Secondary Camera. The second camera helps one to click self portrait and also make video calls.


Display

The T-Mobile myTouch 4G has got TFT capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors Display Type whereas the Nokia E71 comes with TFT, 16M colors Display Type. TFT is a developing technology that attempts to place the controller of the panel directly on the surface of the glass. A touchscreen is a display that enables the user to interact with the computer by touching areas on the screen. The touchscreen is useful for listening to music, watching movies and basic web functions. The T-Mobile myTouch 4G offers 480 x 800 pixels, 3.8 inches Display Size while the Nokia E71 offers 320 x 240 pixels, 2.36 inches Display Size. The T-Mobile myTouch 4G has Accelerometer sensor for UI auto-rotate , Optical trackpad , Multi-touch input method , Proximity sensor for auto turn-off and HTC Sense UI Display Features and the Nokia E71 contains QWERTY keyboard and Five-way scroll key Display Features. The first 6 letters on English-language keyboards are QWERTY and hence the name QWERTY. The first 6 letters on French-language keyboards are AZERTY. QWERTY keyboard helps you navigate through large applications and manage personal and work email.


Memory and processing

The T-Mobile myTouch 4G has got 1GHz Scorpion processor, Adreno 205 GPU, Qualcomm MSM8255 Snapdragon CPU. The Nokia E71 comes with ARM 11 369 MHz processor CPU. The T-Mobile myTouch 4G has got microSD, up to 32GB, 8GB included Card slot and the Nokia E71 contains microSD, up to 8GB, hotswap Card slot. 2G, the second generation or GSM, is the technology currently used in the operation of cellphones. The T-Mobile myTouch 4G has 4 GB storage, 768 MB RAM Internal Memory while the Nokia E71 offers 110 MB storage, 128 MB RAM Internal Memory. The T-Mobile myTouch 4G possesses Practically unlimited Call records memory. The Nokia E71 comes with Detailed, max 30 days Call records memory.


Battery

The T-Mobile myTouch 4G has got Standard battery, Li-Ion 1400 mAh whereas the Nokia E71 contains Standard battery, Li-Po 1500 mAh (BP-4L). The T-Mobile myTouch 4G has got Up to 9 h (2G) / Up to 10 h 20 min (3G) Battery Talk time while the Nokia E71 comes with Up to 10 h 30 min (2G) / 4 h 30 min (3G) Battery Talk time. Talk time gives the length of time a person can talk on the cell phone without recharging the battery. The T-Mobile myTouch 4G possesses Up to 552 h (2G) / Up to 432 h (3G) Stand-by whereas the Nokia E71 provides Up to 410 h (2G) / 480 h (3G) Stand-by. Standby time gives the amount of time a fully charged wireless portable or transportable phone can be on before the phone's battery will lose power.


Form factor

The T-Mobile myTouch 4G provides 141.8 g Weight. The Nokia E71 possesses 127 g Weight. The T-Mobile myTouch 4G has got 121.9 x 55.9 x 10.9 mm Dimensions whereas the Nokia E71 comes with 114 x 57 x 10 mm, 66 cc Dimensions.

Other miscellaneous

The T-Mobile myTouch 4G has got MP4/H.264/H.263 player , MP3/WAV/eAAC+ player , Organizer , Document viewer (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, PDF) , Google Search, Maps, Gmail, YouTube, Calendar, Google Talk, Picasa integration , Voice memo/dial/commands and Predictive text input (Swype) while the Nokia E71 contains WMV/RV/MP4/3GP video player , MP3/WMA/WAV/RA/AAC/M4A music player , Document editor (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, PDF) incl. MS Office 2007 support via free update , Push to talk , Voice command/dial , Organizer and Printing. 3GP is the MPEG4 based video format used mostly in mobile terminals, such as mobile phones. This file format is designed for 3rd generation cellphones. The T-Mobile myTouch 4G has via Java MIDP emulator Java compatibility and the Nokia E71 offers MIDP 2.0 Java compatibility. The T-Mobile myTouch 4G offers HTML Browser. The Nokia E71 has WAP 2.0/xHTML, HTML Browser. The T-Mobile myTouch 4G provides Vibration, MP3, WAV ringtones Alert types and the Nokia E71 possesses Vibration and Downloadable polyphonic, monophonic, MP3 ringtones Alert types. The T-Mobile myTouch 4G has got Games whereas the Nokia E71 comes with Java downloadable Games.

References

Nokia E71

http://www.nokia.co.uk/find-products/all-phones

T-Mobile myTouch 4G

http://www.t-mobile.com/shop.aspx/?WT.z_HP=Shop


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