Nokia E72 Announced While the U.S. Gets Comfy with the E71x

YouTube video courtesy of Nokia

A number of smartphone enthusiasts were excited and happy to see the Nokia E71x available in the U.S. through AT&T Wireless. And, while it remains a very good and affordable S60 smartphone, it looks like the rest of the world is going to get the even cooler E72…

Nokia E72 unveiled – pics and video

So, what does the E72 have to offer?

– Optical navigation key (watch the video to see how this works)
– 5 megapixel camera
– HSDPA wireless data offering up to 10.2Mbps speed
– Active noise cancellation during phone calls
– Digital compass

The E72 is scheduled to ship during the 3rd quarter of 2009.