Nokia Publishes Picture Of 5250 Handset

It looks like Nokia is planning for a successor to the 5230 as the picture of one has appeared on Nokia's own website.

Tams S60 blog was the first to come up with the news and some have compared the handset to a dirt-cheap version of the X10 or the X6, a far cry from the curves of the 5800 Xpressmusic that date from 2008.

It does have the same angular look with a trio of navigation buttons near the bottom. The phone it is likely to replace, the 5230, is powered by Symbian S60 5th Edition OS and has a 3.2-inch resistive touchscreen.

It has a 2-megapixel camera without flash, 128MB RAM, can accommodate up to 16GB microSD cards and no Wi-Fi but can be purchased for less than £80 on PAYG.

From the picture on Nokia's website, one can guess that the 5250 will have Bluetooth, a FM Radio and OVI compatibility, with 3G and built in GPS being a distinct possibility.

The phone should be available within the next few weeks given that Nokia has already published the phone's picture on its website.

Would the 5250 be a good fit for Nokia's current range? Is £80 on PAYG too expensive? What do you think?