If you’ve been itching to get your hands on the slimmest QWERTY device on the market, your time has now arrived. The Nokia E71 has officially gone on sale at the Nokia flagship store in New York. You can also find it at the Nokia store in Chicago. West Coasters will have to resort to online means, unless they feel inclined to take a flight over to JFK.
The Nokia E71 measures a mere 0.39-inches in thickness and gets equipped with quad-band GSM, dual-band HSDPA, integrated A-GPS, Nokia Maps 2.0, 3.2 megapixel camera, Share on Ovi service support, Exchange/Intellisync email, and plenty to productivity tools. Oh, and it has that full QWERTY keyboard too, in case you want to fire off a message or three.
Fully unlocked and completely unsubsidized, the Nokia E71 carries a retail price of $500.