BenQ-Siemens E61 Overview

benq-siemens_e61_11.jpg Key Features
VGA Camera with 4 x Digital Zoom
Music Player (MP3, ACC & AAC+)
1 Mbytes Memory plus Micro SD™ Memory Card
101 x 44 x 17mm
Tri Band Technology (GSM 900, GSM 1800 & GSM 1900)

BenQ-Siemens E61 Review

The BenQ-Siemens E61 is a fun camera phone which comes in a classic bar styled handset. The colour of the handset really brings the phone to life with its bright orange edging & silver coloured casing. The handset weighs 88 grams & measures 101 x 44 x 17 mm which is a light & manageable weight & size for a camera phone. The user can extend the phones 1 Mbyte of internal memory with the microSD™ memory card facility which can be extended up to 1 Gbyte.

The phone comes with a music player which can play MP3, ACC & ACC+ formats of music. The user can access the music feature easily with the use of the dedicated music button which can be located on the top of the handset. The phone can play the users favourite latest music as a ringtone as the phone can play MP3 & polyphonic ringtones. The BenQ-Siemens E61 comes with a voice recorder feature & a handsfree speaker phone feature. The handsfree speaker works by the user using the integrated loud speaker & the internal microphone.

The user can stay in contact with other contacts by using the text messaging, enhanced messaging or multimedia messaging services. The text messaging service allows the user to create, send & receive text input messages which can be either short text or a long messages with several pages with of text input. The multimedia messaging allows the user to add a photo & sound to the text input to provide a fun & effective message. The user can send a multimedia message to any multimedia compatible device.

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The BenQ-Siemens E61 can connect to other devices including printers, laptops, PCs & PDAs using a USB cable. The user can download & transfer information with ease & enjoy a high speed data transfer with the GPRS. The phone comes complete with tri band technology network which will switch between the three network bands automatically with the user being totally unaware the phone is switching between bands. The user can gain access to the Web using the WAP Web browser.

The phone comes with a built in VGA camera which provides a 640 x 480 resolution & comes with a 4 x digital zoom. The user can view, send, edit, delete, store & simply have fun with their photos on the E61. The user can customise their screensavers, wallpapers & change their colourful themed displays so create a different look & feel to their camera phone. The user can view their photos, screensavers & messages on the phones 65k colour TFT type screen. The screen is 1.8 Inches in size & provides a 128 x 160 screen resolution.

The BenQ-Siemens E61 comes with effective & efficient features which include a calendar, calculator, notes, task, converter, alarm clock & highly manageable phone book. The phone keeps a record of calls received, missed calls & out going calls which the user can access quickly & easily. The user can forward calls onto other contacts & take part in a conference call with more than one contact per conference call.

BenQ-Siemens E61 Specifications & Features

65k TFT Colour Screen (128 x 160 Pixels)

VGA Camera
4 x Digital Zoom
Theme Display

SMS (Text Messaging)
EMS (Enhanced Messaging)
MMS (Multimedia Messaging)
Predictive Text

Music Player (MP3, ACC & AAC+)
MP3 & Polyphonic Ringtones
Dedicated Music Button
Handsfree Speaker
Voice Recorder

Embedded Games
Downloadable Games
Java™ Games
Phone Book
Alarm Clock
Currency Converter
Call Forwarding
Conference Call
List of Calls Received, Missed & Outward


Tri Band (GSM 900, 1800 & 1900)


Memory & Talk Time
1 Mbytes Memory plus Micro SD™ Memory Card
3 Hours Talk Time
215 Hours Standby

Weight & Size
88 g
101 x 44 x 17mm