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Nokia intros X series

New name, look for XpressMusic line

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Nokia didn't just unveil the N97 Mini this week, it also introduced its first X-series phones, the successors to its XpressMusic line.

Nokia X6

Nokia's X6: a new look for Comes With Music phones

The top-of-line model is the X6 and sports a 3.2in, 16:9 touchscreen and 32GB of storage capacity - there's no memory card slot - all in a 14mm-thick casing. Round the back is a 5Mp camera with Carl Zeiss optics and a twin-LED flash. The handset has Assisted GPS too and a TV port.

Nokia X6

Carl Zeiss lens work

For connectivity, it has HSDPA 3G, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth 2.0.

Nokia X3

X3: no touchscreen here, just a keypad

The significantly cheaper X3 makes do with a 3.2Mp camera and a 2.2in, 240 x 320 display. It's only a quad-band GSM/GPRS/Edge device too. But it does have an FM radio and a slide-out keypad. It has Bluetooth 2.1 and can take Micro SD cards.

Nokia X3

Not as svelte as its sibling

Both the X6 and X3 will go on sale in Q4, Nokia said. Pre-subsidy and pre-tax prices are €450 (£322/$663) and €115 (£82/$169), respectively. ®

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