Nokia Brings In £163 E63 Smartphone To Take On Blackberry Bold et Al

Nokia's newcomer smartphone, the E63, squarely aims at a business audience with its Blackberry-esque profile but comes at a price that should keep corporate users happy.

At Eur 199 - roughly £160, it is significantly cheaper than similar smartphones and comes with most of the features that you would expect from a prosumer mid-range smartphone (ed: and it seems that it will run on S60)

It is as wide as a Blackberry bold, comes with a single-button access to business mail, calendar and business contacts as well as shortcuts to the users most visited websites.

Other features include that full QWERTY keyboard, a 2MP digital camera, a 3.5mm jack, Wi-Fi connectivity (on top of being Quadplay) as well as a SD card connector which should allow you to bump the available storage to 16GB at least.

Nokia is also throwing in a 1GB online file storage area for free in the form of a service called "Files on Ovi" which comes with synchronisation tools as well.

For some reason though, Nokia chose to sell the E63 either in Blue or in Red - no black or silver colours unfortunately.

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