Nokia on Tuesday announced the launch of two new touch-screen mobile devices — Nokia 5230 and Nokia 5530 XpressMusic — which are aimed at consumers who appreciate easy usage with the ‘touch’ interface and music lovers.

Nokia 5230, which features an easy to use music player with 33 hours of playback time, is priced at Rs. 10,500. It features a ‘Media Bar’ with quick access to your favourite media and applications, such as music, photos and YouTube or Ovi Share. It also comes with 2.0 megapixel camera and 3.2 inch wide screen.

On the other hand, Nokia 5530 XpressMusic, priced at Rs.13,999, is a music and entertainment device with a complete touch interface. It has a 3.2-megapixel autofocus camera with LED flash, while the home screen features one touch shortcuts to content and popular social networks, like Facebook and MySpace. It is an excellent music player with 27 hours of playback time, excellent audio quality and a 4 GB memory card for storing music and other media. Both handsets would be available in early 2010.

Nokia India Director Marketing Vineet Taneja said: “As the market leader, Nokia’s value proposition is to offer products that combine aesthetics, technology and ease of use. Through new devises we aim to give our consumers phones that look great, provide enhanced touch and music experience and, at the same time, are competitively priced.”

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