Telus has announced that it has added the Nokia E71 to its smartphone line-up. The E71 operates over Telus’ high speed HSPA network and previously was only available from Rogers Wireless.

Features of the lightweight and thin Nokia E71 include: 320 x 240 pixel screen, QWERTY keyboard, WiFi, one touch key to access two separate customizable home screens , 3.2 megapixel camera and an integrated GPS with support for the newest version of Ovi Maps.

The company says the Nokia E71 boasts top quality personal GPS navigation for both walking and driving - the realtime turn-by-turn walk navigation is optimized for pedestrians and calculates the shortest route via pedestrian paths, through parks and malls and the drive navigation includes voice guided turn-by-turn directions from just about anywhere in the world.

The Nokia E71 boasts a 369 MHz ARM processor runs on the Symbian operating system and has 110MB of internal memory with support for up to 8GB of memory with a microSD card. The E71 also comes with a rechargeable battery, AC charger, USB cable, stereo headset, User guide and a 2GB microSD memory card.

The Nokia E71 is now available from Telus in red or black for $330 without a contract.

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