This 'pimping' series is looking at hardware which is one or two steps from the cutting edge, yet with a little loving care can be brought well and truly into the 2011 smartphone world. In this case, it's the turn of the phenomenal Nokia E72, which offers a fixed, traditional QWERTY physical keyboard in a one piece, robust form factor, plus a realistic battery life (with the 1500mAh BP-4L) of three days of normal use, something which most 2011 units could only dream of.
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Pimping the Nokia N82 (candybar, indestructible, Xenon flash)
Pimping the Nokia E72 (qwerty candybar, 3 days battery life)
Pimping the Nokia N86 (first 8mp camera, large sensor, best dual slider ever made)
Pimping the Nokia N96 (2.8" S60 screen, terrific visibility)