Editors Liked

  • Extremely attractive design, BMW build quality, Rock-solid voice quality and reception, Reasonably quick browser, Above-average camera, Responsive navigation
  • Attractive subsidized price, Basic and intuitive navigation scheme
  • Exceptionally portable, with outstanding build quality. Unparalleled battery life. Quite the bargain. Easily one of the best Symbian handsets on the market
  • Gorgeous hardware, very slim
  • The Nokia E73 Mode features a sleek, sexy design and an excellent QWERTY keyboard. It offers great messaging capabilities and the full range of wireless options. Ovi Maps provides free turn-by-turn navigation
  • Solid battery life, good call quality, sharp industrial design
  • Beautiful design. Great for messaging. Wi-Fi calling. Free GPS nav software

Editors Didn't Like

  • Antiquated S60 interface, Optical trackpad not useful, Awkward camera bulge, Clumsy browser, Hard-to-use microSD slot
  • Small, nontouch screen, Limited choice of apps
  • Symbian OS is getting increasingly dated compared to its rivals, especially in ease of navigation. Touchpad design is poor. Crummy screen resolution
  • OS isn't as expedient to use as BlackBerry
  • User interface is a bit clunky. Smartphone can be sluggish, and onboard memory was an issue. The E73 has a lower-resolution display than others
  • Chintzy hardware buttons, cramped keyboard, grainy camera, dated operating system
  • Small, low-res screen. So-so camera. Not enough apps