The Inside-Out on Nokia N73
As the successor to the N70, the N73 ups the ante with an excellent 3.2-mega pixel camera / camcorder and an extended internal memory. It also offers music playback, integrated Bluetooth technology, and a number of productivity tools based on the Symbian OS platform.
In terms of design, the Nokia N73 sports an attractive candy bar-style design that is available in two stylish color schemes: Silver / deep plum and frost white / metallic red. Though it might not be the most compact phone, but is still fairly sleek. The camera lens cover on the back of the phone also adds a bit of extra weight, but nothing too overwhelming. Nevertheless, the N73 has a solid construction and is comfortable to hold in hand or to carry in pocket.
The N73 boasts of a beautiful 2.4-inch (diagonal) QVGA screen that displays 262,144 hues at a 240 x 320-pixel resolution, that translates to bright colors and sharp text and images.The numerical keypad and navigation controls sit below the screen.
The Nokia N73 offers a 3.2-megapixel camera. It features a Carl Zeiss Optics lens, an auto-focus function, and a 20X digital zoom. You will be virtually blown away by the vast array of photo customization and editing options available on the N73. You can choose from eight scene modes, ranging from portrait to sports to night mode; four image qualities and five resolutions. The camera captures video with sound in MP4 or 3GP formats with upto 4x zoom. You get a choice of two shooting modes and three quality settings.
The camera lens is located on the back, and is protected by a cover. Nokia packages the N73 with most of the basic accessories, including an AC adapter, a USB cable, a stereo headset, a wrist strap, a wipe cloth, Nokia PC Suite software, and reference material.
The N73 is equipped with Bluetooth 2.0 for wireless headsets and car kit. You can also use the device as a modem to send or receive email, or to connect to the Web with a compatible PC.
The N73 runs Symbian OS 9.1 so you get the basic PIM capabilities and more. There's an HTML / XHTML Web browser. An application called Quickoffice lets you view (but not edit) Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint files; plus, Adobe Reader is there for PDFs. The N73 is also equipped with e-mail capabilities. The phone supports SMTP, IMAP4, and POP3 accounts with full attachment viewing and mobile VPN support for corporate users.
Performance wise, the Nokia N73 provides 4.1 hours of talktime and upto 14.6 days of standby time.
In a nutshell, when life starts moving, the Nokia N73 has everything in it to keep you happy and content.