Nokia replaces 6300


Nokia has announced it will retire the hugely successful 6300 replacing it with the 6700 Classic.

Including a five megapixel camera, assisted GPS with Nokia Maps and HSPA the 6700 builds on the previous models features while following a similar design.

“The Nokia 6300 has broken all sales records for a mid-range mobile device since its launch in 2006,” said Nokia UK managing director Mark Loughran. “Now the legacy continues with the Nokia 6700. The beautifully premium design and expert functionality of the Nokia 6700 makes us confident this will be one of our best selling devices in 2009 and will set a new standard for the mid-range mobile device.”

The 6700 will also have access to Nokia’s service portal Ovi where customers will be able to share files and photos and the device will provide an “internet experience unrivalled by other mid-range devices”.

Expected to start shipping in June/July 2009 the handset will be available for an estimated £220 before taxes and subsidies.