Nokia preps slimline N-Series newbies

We’ve been invited to a Nokia launch in Berlin tomorrow, and it sounds like the news will be big – a new, slim range of N-series phones are strongly r

We’ve been invited to a Nokia launch in Berlin tomorrow, and it sounds like the news will be big – a new, slim range of N-series phones are strongly rumoured to be making their debuts.

A source close to Reuters has specifically tipped the launch of an N73 camera phone, which will lead a move to a more stylish and lean look for the series.

The phone will apparently be a candybar with a 3.2MP camera and QVGA screen and, according to unofficial photos leaked on the web last week, will sport a silver-and-creme colour scheme.

It’s also expected to have Bluetooth, stereo speakers and the superb Series 60 operating system, our favourite smartie phone interface.

While the other debutants are rumoured to be similarly slim, they won’t yet challenge the pancake thickness of Motorola’s SLVR range. So says the Reuters’ source.

Nokia also smugly inferred that the N70 (above) has become the world’s biggest-selling 3G phone, although we’ve become equally smitten with the slidey N80 (check out our May issue’s Supertest for more).

Be sure to come back here tomorrow and Wednesday: we’ll be putting an end to all the speculation and reporting live from the event in Berlin.

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