Nokia has announced a new addition to its touchscreen phone portfolio with the unveiling of the Nokia 5230, a mid-range mobile.

Said to be "designed for those who lead an active life and use their mobile phone as their primary instrument for music, photos and videos, as well as sharing their lives online", the phone comes with Nokia's Ovi Store pre-loaded and available as a direct link from the homescreen.

In addition, there's A-GPS navigation with Ovi Maps with aerial images, 3D landmarks for over 200 cities and terrain map views for pedestrian and drive navigation.

The phone's music player boasts 33 hours of playback time and a 3.5mm headphone jack while in select markets the handset will be offered with Nokia's unlimited Comes With Music service.

The recommended price of the Nokia 5230 with the Comes With Music service will be 259 euros before subsidies and taxes while the handset only price is set at 149 euros.

The Nokia 5230 is due to begin shipping in the fourth quarter of 2009 in a variety of colours, we will bring you more on a UK launch nearer the time.