Nokia 7710

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The Nokia 7710 (type RM-12, codenamed Remix) is a high end, multimedia focused touchscreen smartphone announced on November 2, 2004 and released in early 2005.

The 7710 was the first released Nokia phone with a touchscreen, its wide display was mainly intended for internet browsing and watching videos. A DVB-H tuner was designed for the 7710 to take advantage of this video capability, however this accessory was never commercially released.

It does not have a keyboard of any kind, only featuring a d-pad and other basic controls on both sides, with a similar layout to some handheld game consoles. The call and end buttons are not on the front panel, instead being placed on the top of the device.

This phone was the only one to run the unique Series 90 user interface, which was based on the Series 80 UI for Communicators, making it easy to port existing Communicator applications to the 7710. The main desktop shows a list of applications and file shortcuts in either a grid or list view, and these items could be organized into folders. Similar to other Symbian interfaces, Series 90 supported themes which were called Motifs, and the 7710 had its own Theme Studio program to create them.[1] A similar interface design to S90 was later used on the Linux-based Maemo platform, which was used in the 7710's successors, the Internet Tablets.

Some of the 7710's criticisms were its slow performance, lack of 3G support, and buggy software. The 7710 also lacks Wi-Fi which was included in the similar 9500. The device was overall a commercial failure, and Nokia did not release any other touchscreen phones of their own until the 5800 XpressMusic in 2008, although it did release 6708 in 2006 (announced in the first quarter of 2005), which was a rebranded version of the BenQ P31.

Related phones

  • Nokia 7700: Unreleased predecessor, would've had a thicker and heavier body, as well as worse specs.
  • Nokia 9500 Communicator: Business oriented counterpart released earlier, features similar hardware and software but lacks a touchscreen.
  • Nokia 770 Internet Tablet: Successor, while not an actual mobile phone, it shares the same form factor and many of the same features.

Specs

Basics

7710
HW Platform/ChipsetDCT4 platform
Modem: UPP8M (50 MHz ARM7TDMI)
Application: Texas Instruments OMAP 1510 (168 MHz ARM925T)
SW Platform/OSSymbian OS 7.0s, Series 90
Display 640 × 320 TFT, 65K colors
Sub-displayNo
Physical display size3.5"
SensorsNo
Flash memoryModem: 4 MB NOR
Application: 128 MB, 86 MB available
RAM32 or 64? MB SDRAM
Memory card slotMMC, hot swappable, up to 2 GB (initially up to 512 MB[2]), 128 MB included
Phonebook capacityUnlimited
Charging connectorNokia 3.5 mm charging jack
Data connectorPop-Port (USB)
Regulatory infoFCC ID: LJPRM-12 (approved 2004-11-15)

Connectivity

7710
Operating modesGSM 900/1800/1900
DataHSCSD, GPRS, EDGE
WLANNo
SIM sizeMini SIM
IrDANo
Bluetooth1.2
Bluetooth profilesHFP, DUN, FTP, OPP, SPP
PC LinkNokia PC Suite

Input

7710
Input methodsVirtual QWERTY, handwriting recognition
Touch screenResistive
Soft keys5-way d-pad, context menu, main menu, two softkeys, back
Side keysTop: call, end, recorder
Right: Power

Media

7710
Rear camera1 MP, 2 × digital zoom (same module as 7610/6670[3])
Video recording176 × 144 @ 17 fps[2]
Front cameraNo
Supported image formatsPNG, JPG, GIF, BMP, WBMP, TIFF
Supported sound formatsAAC, AMR, MID, MP3, WAV, NRT, RNG
Supported video formats3GP, MP4
Speaker configurationEar speaker, mono loudspeaker
Line outPop-Port
SynthesizerminiBAE, Large Bank, 24 voices
FM radioYes
ExtrasVisual Radio, Document viewer, browser with Flash 6

Messaging

7710
SMSYes
MMSYes, with SMIL
IMNo
EmailIMAP4, POP3, SMTP

Software

7710
JavaMIDP 2.0, CLDC 1.1
Max JAR size: Unlimited
Heap size: Unlimited
Java APIsJSR 82 Bluetooth API
JSR 120 Wireless Messaging API (WMA)
JSR 135 Mobile Media API (MMAPI)
Flash LiteNo

Accessories

Batteries

Chargers

Data cables

Headsets

References