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Nokia 701

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Quick Spec
Talk Time (max) 17 Hrs
Stand by (max) 504 Hrs
Weight 131g
Size (mm) 117.2 x 56.8 x 11 mm
Frequency GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 / HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100
Bluetooth Yes
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Nokia 701 is all about style and performance. On the outside, the stainless steel finish with fine satin texture brings a high-quality look and feel. The super bright 3.5” ClearBlack display produces stunning picture quality from almost any angle, even if you’re outdoors. On the inside, there’s a powerful 1 GHz processor and 8 GB of internal memory - expandable up to 40 GB.

Everything you need in one place

This is where it all happens. A fresh, new look with up to six home screens bringing everything important right to you, including friends, Facebook posts, music and much more. And you decide how they look. Change wallpapers and add shortcuts for your favourite apps. You can also add great new email and radio widgets - mini apps you control right from the home screen.

Share and connect instantly

NFC offers an easy way to share and connect without any wires or hassle. And it couldn’t be simpler. All you do is touch another NFC-enabled phone to share a great photo or video with a friend. You can also connect instantly to any loudspeakers or accessories supporting NFC, such as Nokia BH-505 Bluetooth Stereo Headset. Just one tap and you’re connected.

Capture life in HD

With Nokia 701 you’ll never miss a photo opportunity – the large 8 MP sensor gives you great results every time. Switch to HD video to shoot your movies in stunning high definition, and enjoy them again on the ultra-bright ClearBlack display. Plus you can make your shots picture perfect with Photo editor, then share them through email or upload straight to Facebook.

Find and share new places

With Nokia Maps you always know exactly what’s happening around you. Instantly find the best of everything in your city - cafés, shops, hotels and much more. Millions of places reviewed and rated worldwide, with expert tips from Trip Advisor and Lonely Planet. And best of all, Nokia 701 comes with free lifetime walk and drive navigation including turn-by-turn voice guidance.

The best apps around

Many of the best apps around come preloaded on your Nokia 701, like apps for Facebook and Twitter as well as apps for business, maps, email and more. But this is only the beginning. At Store there are apps for everything, from travel to messaging to the latest games – with more and more added every day. Apps that make life a bit better, a bit easier or just a bit more fun.

Nokia 701 Specifications


  • Display and User Interface
  • Screen size: 3.5"
  • Resolution: 16:9 nHD (640 x 360 pixels) IPS-LCD
  • 16 million colours; 160° viewing angle
  • ClearBlack display
  • Corning Gorilla Glass
  • Capacitive touch screen
  • Orientation sensor (Accelerometer)
  • Proximity sensor
  • Ambient light detector
  • Keys and Input Methods
  • Keys: home, call, end, power, lock, volume, voice, camera
  • Full-touch control
  • On-screen alphanumeric keypad and full keyboard
  • Personalisation
  • Up to six customisable home screens:
    • menu
    • widgets
    • themes
    • shortcuts
  • Customisable profiles
  • Ringtones: mp3, AAC, eAAC, eAAC+, WMA, AMR-NB, AMR-WB
  • Video ringtones
  • Themes
    • wallpapers
    • screensavers
    • audio themes
    • pre-installed themes
    • changeable colour themes
  • More wallpapers, ringtones and themes available from Store


  • Power Management
  • BL-5K 1300 mAh Li-Ion battery
  • Talk time (maximum):
    • GSM 17 h
    • WCDMA 6 h 45 min
  • Standby time (maximum):
    • GSM 504 h
    • WCDMA 551 h
  • Video playback time (H.264 720p, 30 fps,
    maximum): 8 h 55 min
  • Music playback time (offline mode, maximum): 71 h 25 min
  • Operation times may vary depending on radio access technology used, operator network configuration and usage.
  • Memory
  • Internal memory: 8 GB
  • MicroSD memory card slot, up to 32 GB
  • Operating Frequency
  • GSM/EDGE 850/900/1800/1900
  • WCDMA 850/900/1700-2100/1900/2100
  • Automatic switching between WCDMA and GSM bands
  • Data network
  • GPRS/EDGE class B, multislot class 33
  • HSDPA Cat10, maximum speed up to 14.4 Mbps, HSUPA Cat6 5.76 Mbps
  • GSM CS data 9.6/14.4/HSCSD MSC6
  • GSM GPRS data class 33, GSM EGPRS data class 33, liM 32
  • WLAN IEEE802.11 b/g/n with UPnP support
  • TCP/IP support
  • Capability to serve as data modem
  • Support for MS Outlook synchronisation of contacts, calendar and notes
  • Requires data service. Data services may not be available in all networks. Data transmission speeds may be as high as HSDPA 14.4 Mbps, but may vary based upon network capabilities and other conditions. The establishment and continuation of a data connection depends on network availability, provider support and signal strength.
  • Connectivity
  • Bluetooth 3.0
  • High-Speed USB 2.0 (micro USB connector)
  • Micro USB connector and charging
  • 2 mm charging connector
  • Standard 3.5 mm AV connector with TV-out
  • NFC
  • WLAN
  • A-GPS
  • FM transmitter

Software and applications

  • Software platform and user interface
  • Symbian Belle
  • Java MIDP 2.1
  • Qt 4.7.3, Web Runtime 7.2
    • HTML 4.1
  • Software updates over the air (FOTA) and over the internet (FOTI)
  • Flash Lite 4.0
  • OMA DM 1.2, OMA Client provisioning 1.1
  • Personal Information Management (PIM)
  • Detailed contact information
  • Multiple calendars with meeting request support
  • To-do list
  • Notes
  • Recorder
  • Calculator
  • Clock
  • Support for MS Outlook synchronisation of contacts, calendar and notes
  • Applications
  • Preloaded applications
    • Phone switch
    • Music Player
    • Social client for social network feeds
    • Nokia Maps
    • Browser
    • Nokia Music
    • Store
    • Vlingo
    • Microsoft Communicator Mobile
    • Shazam
    • Adobe PDF reader
    • WebTV widgets
    • Angry Birds Magic with NFC
    • Asphalt 5 with NFC
  • PC applications :
    • Nokia Suite


  • Email and messaging
  • Easy-to-use email client with attachment support for images, videos, music and documents .doc/ .docx, .xls/ .xlsx, .ppt/ .pptx, .pdf, .zip
  • HTML support for email
  • Unified push email client supporting multiple protocols: Yahoo! Mail, Gmail™, Windows Live™, Hotmail and other popular POP/IMAP services, Mail for Exchange
  • Email web widget for home screen
  • Unified MMS/SMS editor
  • Conversational view for SMS
  • Call management
  • Contacts: advanced contacts database with support for multiple phone and email details per entry with personal thumbnail pictures and video clips
  • Smart dialling to find phone numbers quickly
  • Speed dialling, voice dialling (speaker independent) and voice command
  • Logs of dialled, received and missed calls
  • Conference calling
  • Integrated handsfree speaker
  • Video calling
  • Active Noise Cancellation (up-link)

Sharing and internet

  • Browsing and internet
  • Full web browsing of real web pages
  • Web browsing with touch control
  • Supported markup languages: HTML, XHTML MP, WML, CSS
  • Supported protocols: HTTP v1.1, WAP
  • TCP/IP support
  • Visual history, HTML and JavaScript support
  • Flash Lite 4 will support a majority of Flash Player 10.1 content
  • Nokia Mobile Search
  • RSS reader
  • Support for streaming video
  • Unified home screen access to Facebook and Twitter through the Social client
  • Upload and view photos and videos and see locations via the Social client
  • GPS and navigation
  • Integrated GPS, A-GPS receivers
  • Nokia Maps with free car and pedestrian navigation
  • Wi-Fi and network positioning
  • Compass and accelerometer for correct orientation of display


  • Camera
  • 8 megapixel camera
  • Fullscreen 16:9 viewfinder with easy on-screen touch controls
  • 3rd generation dual LED flash
  • Face recognition software
  • Face tracking
  • Full focus
  • Focal length: 4.3 mm
  • F number/aperture: F2.8
  • Zoom up to 2x (digital)
  • Automatic red eye removal
  • Automatic motion blur reduction
  • Image capture
  • Still images file format: JPEG/EXIF
  • Automatic location tagging (Geotagging) of images and videos
  • Images automatically taken in the correct orientation
  • Pinch zoom in Photos image viewer
  • View photos by tag cloud, month, album, slide show
  • Photo editor
  • Other
  • Internal memory: 8 GB
  • MicroSD memory card slot, up to 32 GB
  • High-Speed microUSB to PC connectivity


  • Video cameras
  • Main camera
    • HD quality 720p resolution
    • Shoot 16:9 videos in HD
  • Video capture in 720p 30 fps with codecs H.264, MPEG-4
  • Settings for scene, video light, white balance, colour tone
  • Stabilisation for video capture
  • up to 3x digital zoom
  • Video codecs and formats
  • MPEG-4 , H.264/AVC, H.263/3GPP, RealVideo 8/9/10
  • Streaming: H.264, Flash Lite 4 (Flash 10 compatibility for video), On2 VP6, Sorenson Spark
  • Video sharing and playback
  • Support for download, streaming, and progressive download
  • Playback 720p 30fps MPEG-4 SP/ ASP and H.264 HP playback
  • Video editing software
  • Videos application: collection of stored videos
  • On demand WebTV widgets to watch local and global internet streaming videos
  • Support for Flash video

Music and audio

  • Music features
  • Stereo music player supporting MP3, M4A, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, WMA
  • Music Player
  • Flick scrolling user interface to browse the albums in your music collection
  • Nokia Music Unlimited service in selected markets
  • Nokia Music Player
  • Nokia Music
  • Audio codecs: MP3, WMA, AAC, eAAC, eAAC+, AMR-NB, AMR-WB
  • Bit rate up to 320 kbps
  • DRM support WM DRM, OMA DRM 2.0
  • Playlist support and playlist editing; 8 channel graphic equaliser
  • Synchronise music with Nokia Music Player and Microsoft Windows Media Player 11.
  • Radio
  • Stereo FM radio (87.5 – 108 MHz/76 – 90 MHz) with RDS


  • Use the touch interface to play games
  • Dedicated graphics processor with OpenGL 2.0 enables 3D graphics
  • Native and Java games
  • Use the accelerometer to play games
  • NFC for multiplayer games
  • Preloaded games:
    • Angry Birds Magic with NFC for unlocking new levels
    • Asphalt 5 with NFC for multiplayer gaming
  • More games available for download at Store