Nokia announces Nokia X5

Nokia X5Nokia today unveiled the new Nokia X5-01 in its entertainment-oriented Xseries range of consumer smartphones. As with the recent Motorola Flipout and Microsoft Kin One, it features a squarish design. According to Nokia, it “plugs part of the gap between the Nokia X3 and Nokia X6.”

The Nokia X5-01 is powered by Symbian S60 (3rd edition). It comes with quad-band GSM/GPRS/EDGE and tri-band WCDMA connectivity, a slide-out QWERTY keyboard (portrait orientation), a 2.36-inch QVGA display, 200MB of onboard memory, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 2.1+EDR, a microSD card reader (supporting cards up to 32GB / 2GB card included), an FM radio, a 3.5mm headphone jack, a 5MP camera with LED flash, and a 950mAh battery.

For now, Nokia will launch the Nokia X5 in Q3 in Indonesia only. Availability in other markets is “as yet unknown.” It will sell for €165 (about US$200) and be available in pink, azure, graphite black, yellow green, and purple.

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