Nokia announces 6700 slide and Nokia 7230

Nokia has announced two new 3G slider phones, the Nokia 6700 slide and Nokia 7230, said to be "made for the design-conscious consumer and optimised for socialising and sharing with those closest to you".
 
Available in a range of colours the Nokia 6700 slide and Nokia 7230 are clearly aimed at the mid-market.
 
Possibly the most colourful Nokia release yet, the Symbian S60 6700 slide will go on sale in a choice of six vivid colours - pink, red, blue, aluminium, lime and purple.

With a compact, modern design and an aluminium finish, the handset boasts a 5-megapixel camera with Carl Zeiss optics, the ability to edit and upload pics on the go.

Other specs include a 2.2-inch display, FM radio and music player, and support for up to 16GB microSD memory cards.
 
The Nokia 7230 gets a 3.2-megapixel camera, 2.4-inch display and what's said to be quick access to email, instant messaging and social networks on the go. It will be available in graphite and pink.

Both devices are due in first quarter of 2010, with pricing set at 160 euros for the Nokia 6700 slide, and 100 euros for the Nokia 7230, almost certainly meaning they will be free on contracts when they get picked up by operators.