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BenQ-Siemens EL71

BenQ-Siemens EL71
alaScore 80

115 reviews

Oct, 2016

alaTest has collected and analyzed 115 reviews of BenQ-Siemens EL71. The average rating for this product is 3.3/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Cell phones for all reviews. Reviewers really like the camera and design, whereas some have doubts about the GPS navigation and battery. There are some mixed opinions about the usability.

design, camera

performance, battery, GPS navigation

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the BenQ-Siemens EL71 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 80/100 = Very good quality.

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Expert review by: staff (

BenQ-Siemens EL71 review


The EL71 exudes a touch of old-fashioned class

Stylish design ; Decent media player ; 1.3-megapixel camera

Slow menu navigation ; No headphone upgrade path ; Battery life

If looks matter are the most important consideration, this is the smartphone for you

Jun, 2006

Expert review by: Eldar Murtazin (

BenQ Siemens EL71


To tell the truth, the most frequently asked question on forums and in stores over the last few months was " œIs that a BenQ branded mobile, or still a Siemens's one? Mess in product line, caused by non-standard indexes of handsets confuses a lot of...

All three models of the new line-up carry a new interface port Nano, at that in two cases out of three one is at liberty to install a Lumberg-port, like on the previous devices. The truth of the matter is that I can't detect clear logic in this move,...

Apr, 2006

Expert review by: Your Mobile Phone Reviews UK (yourmobilephonereviews)

BenQ-Siemens EL71 Phone


The BenQ-Siemens EL71 is a slide opening camera phone which has a distinctive & slim design. The casing comes in an elegant quartz anthracite colour with a brushed aluminium & magnesium finish. The EL71 has an internal antenna which adds to the sleek &...

Expert review by: Mobile Gazette (

BenQ-Siemens EL71


BenQ-Siemens say that the EL71 should be available during Q2 2006 in "Quartz Anthracite" and "Opal Black" colours.

Mar, 2006

Expert review by: (



Benq-Siemens EL71 is a slider GSM phone with internal antenna and 2" QVGA 262k color TFT display. It has 1.3-megapixel camera with LED flash capable of recording videos and has 16MB of internal memory, expandable through miniSD cards. It features music...

MP3, external speaker, design


Product Specifications


Autofocus: No
Built-in Camera: Yes
Built-in Flash: No
Video Resolution in Pixel:Unknown


Audio Formats : Yes
Audio Playback: Yes
Dual SIM Card: No
GPS Receiver: No
I-Mode: No
Integrated Radio: No
Integrated TV Tuner: No
Java: Yes
Multi SIM Card: No
Push to Talk: No
Realtone: Yes
User Interface for Text:Telephone Keyboard
Video Client: Yes


A2DP: No
Bluetooth: Yes
Memory Card Slot: Yes
Multi SIM Card: No
Near Field Communication: No
USB: Yes
WiFi Connectivity: No
WiFi Data Exchange: No

Data Transfer



Display Technology:TFT Display
Number of Display Colours:262.144
Number of Displays:1

General Features

Elderly Friendly Phone: No
Operating System:Proprietary
Operating System Version:CLOSED PROPRIET
Operator:CPW / Fresh / O2 / Orange / Sim Free / T-MOBILE / Talk mobile / Tesco MB / Vodafone
Product Type:Mobile Phone
Way of Buying:Contract / Prepay Pack / Sim Free


E-Mail Functionality: Yes
Instant Messaging: Yes
Push email: No


Processor Brand:Not Applicable
Processor Number:Not Applicable
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