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Nokia releases three mobile phones to suit everyone's tastes

Finnish manufacturer Nokia has released two mobile phones based sharing the same naming convention to suit the tastes of the (discerning) masses as well as a third equally good looking one.

Nokia went for a more sophisticated audience with the curvaceous, sexy and trendy lines; the 6600 clamshell comes with a 54mm OLED display complete with 3G connectivity, a 2 megapixel camera and two LED flashes.

The 6600 slide has a slightly larger 2.2-inch QVGA display, a 3.2 megapixel camera and integrated Nokia Maps while offering a double-tap option which allows you to put the phone in sleep mode or even reject a call.

Both phones have touchscreen capabilities with a measly 18MB onboard memory.

As for the 3600, It also comes with a smaller display and a 3.2 megapixel camera as well plus it allows users to cancel background noise using some smart technology.

The phones will be out by July and will offer an optional Bluetooth handset as well.

Expect Nokia's 3G capable phones to be best sellers at launch thanks to the manufacturer's excellent relations with network providers.

Nokia released a 6600 sometimes back which turned out to be a rather popular model.

Désiré has been musing and writing about technology during a career spanning four decades. He dabbled in website building and web hosting when DHTML and frames were en vogue and started writing about the impact of technology on society just before the start of the Y2K hysteria at the turn of the last millennium. Following an eight-year stint at ITProPortal.com where he discovered the joys of global tech-fests, Désiré now heads up TechRadar Pro. Previously he was a freelance technology journalist at Incisive Media, Breakthrough Publishing and Vnunet, and Business Magazine. He also launched and hosted the first Tech Radio Show on Radio Plus.