TELUS releasing Nokia E72 July 11th

Ian Hardy

June 22, 2010 5:42pm

About 2 months ago we let you know that the Nokia E72 was coming to TELUS and the date is almost here. This slim smartphone will officially be launching on July 11th (weird that it’s on a Sunday).

No official pricing is announced yet but specs are that it has a 2.4 inch display (resolution of 240 x 320), 5 megapixel camera, runs Symbian OS 3rd Edition, full QWERTY keyboard, a 600 mhz processor, 3.5 mm headset jack, 5 megapixel camera with a front-camera for video calling, auto-focus and flash, built-in GPS, WiFi.

What are your thoughts on pricing for this: $49.99 on a 3-year and no contract for $329.99?

Check out the hands-on video of the Nokia E72 below:

  • Alex

    the nokia e73 is about to be realeased for t-mobile in the us :/

  • Gere

    Alex, the E73 is an E72 repackaged for T-Mobile in the USA, it’s not an internationally released phone – here in Canada, it would only work on Wind or Mobilicity.

    I think the $329 no contract price is GREAT. I’m quite surprised they didn’t pinch their pennies and set it at $599 to secure 3-year contracts. It’s unfortunate how late this phone has come to Canada, but better late than never.

  • David

    From what I have read this is a good phone, that is said to be a little cumbersome (software wise)

    The ‘no contract’ price looks good but I would not want to purchase on a 3 year contract.

  • Claudiu Corbea

    Will a data plan be necessary with this one? I remember that you could get the E71 without a data plan, I hope it will be the same.

  • xaueious

    ARM11 CPU with 128 MB RAM. It’s like we are in 2008.

  • sandallife

    WIND’s network is smaller in size when you compare it to Rogers/Bell etc.. but their towers are newer and better. so whereever they do have coverage, the signal is stronger than Rogers. plus Rogers will always fight Bell over who has the bigger network and AT&T will always fight Verizon over the same topic. at the end of the day, their marketing departments seem to forget 1 BIG detail. customers are getting tired of seeying ads that say “Canadas mosr reliable network”, how about they start a price war instead, id much rather see “Canadas most affordable network” i mean look at Rogers for example; for 52.58/month you get evenings and weekendds at 6PM, 500 MB of data and my5. and 150+50 bonus minutes.. and now looking this plan realistically… 150+50 mins in the day time is like 4 mins per day in weekdays and they have the guts to call the extra 50 mins BONUS minites.. it should be more like same price point with 500 day mins plus another 500 BONUS mins.. then ill understand thats its bonus… and then to slap the customers in the face, if you goto Telus/Bell/Rogers websites.. their wireless plans are 99% identical. and now that are all GSM or HSPA they have 80% similar phones.. so same plans same handsents.. whats the point of having different companies if they REFUSE to compete.. they might as well join together.. their only difference? they use different colours to paint their stores.. rogers red bell blue telus purple/green… Paaaaatheticcc i hope the govetnment opens the gates for the American wireless companies to come and swallow these guys up over night.. and then they call the shots and run the show.. till then ill stick to my good old WIND (for myself) and Mobilicity (for my wife)

  • dillo

    finally someone who’s thinking !!!…bet u’r not born on this side of the world, r u ?…they ( robers & bellus ) rite down south of the border…they got plans, not us…we got just prices ! and pls everybody, don’t gimme anymore thast big bs with the network extension costs…nobody, and i mean NOBODY from US, THE COSTUMERS, who paying their bonuses asks for such thing. like they’d share their revenue as they share the expenses…

  • dillo

    finally someone who’s thinking !!!…bet u’r not born on this side of the world, r u ?…they ( robers & bellus ) should look just rite down, south of the border…they got plans, not us…we got just prices ! and pls everybody, don’t gimme anymore thast big bs with the network extension costs…nobody, and i mean NOBODY from US, THE COSTUMERS, who paying their bonuses asks for such thing. like they’d share their revenue as they share the expenses…

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