Nokia N73 available on Vodafone, due soon on 3

n73_pm.gifThis week announced that nokia have begun shipping the N73 in Europe Full article here.

Having received an email in my inbox today advertising the N73 available on Vodafone from a couple of internet retailers I thought I would have a browse and see what I could find out about it. Prices vary from £99 to free on higher value contracts. 

This looks like being a very very popular phone.  I understand that it will be launched on 3 UK very soon.

 With this being billed as a full on camera phone I thought people would be interested to see the full details on the camera and photography section.  For the full specifications visit the nokia official website @,main_n73&lang=en&country=GB

Camera Specifications

• CMOS sensor, 3.2 megapixel (2048×1536 pixels) with autofocus and digital zoom up to 20x

• Carl Zeiss Optics, Tessar™ lens

• Focal length 5.6 mm

• Focus range 10 cm ~ infinity

• Macro mode with 10 cm focus distance

• Mechanical shutter with 1/1000~2s shutter speed

• Active slide cover for lens protection


• 3.2 megapixel camera (2048 x 1536 pixels) with up to 20x digital zoom

• 2-stage capture key for autofocus control

• 2.4 inch camera viewfinder in landscape orientation and with active toolbar

• Slide for camera protection and activation

• Integrated flash (operating range up to 1m)

• Modes: auto, off, on, red-eye reduction

• Advanced camera modes: still, sequence, video

• Scenes: automatic, user defined, close-up, portrait, landscape, sport and night

• White balance: automatic, daylight, cloudy, tungsten, fluorescent

• Color tone: normal, sepia, B&W, vivid, negative

• Light sensitivity: high, medium, low, automatic

• Settings for brightness adjustment, image quality, self-timer, white balance and color tones

Some of the specifications from Nokia’s official website. 


• Weight: 116 g

• Height: 110 mm

• Width: 49 mm

• Thickness (max): 19 mm

Operating frequency

• Dualmode WCDMA/GSM and quadband GSM coverage on up to five continents (WCDMA2100/EGSM850/900/1800/1900 networks)

• Automatic switching between bands and modes

Memory Functions

• Up to 42 MB* internal dynamic memory for contacts, text messages, multimedia messages, ringing tones, images, video clips, calendar notes, to-do list and applications

• Support for miniSD memory card (hot swappable)

• Approx. memory capacity indication with 1GB miniSD memory card

• Video (MPEG4 CIF @ 15fps AAC audio) up to 175 min

• Photos (3.2 megapixel) up to 1219 photos

• Music (eAAC+) up to 1092 tracks

 Operating Times*

• Talk time (ECTEL): up to 226 min (WCDMA) / 246 min (GSM)

• Standby time (ECTEL): up to 370 hours (WCDMA) / 350 hours (GSM)

• Still images : up to 800 pictures (3.2 megapixel)

• Video capture up to 186 min (CIF, 15fps)

• Video call up to 150 min

• Video playback up to 366 min (CIF, 15fps)

• Music playback up to 12.6 hours (offline mode)

* Operation times may vary depending on radio access technology used, operator network configuration and usage


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