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    Nokia unveils touchscreen phone


    Mobile handset market leader has launched its first touchscreen phone — XpressMusic 5800 — in India.

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    Priced at Rs 22,000, the handset model comes preloaded with AR Rahman’s exclusive nine-track album – Connections.

    According to , regional general manager (south), Nokia India, the gadget is targeted primarily at music enthusiasts.

    The device, besides offering a variety of input methods including a virtual alpha-numeric keyboard and pen stylus, taking advantage of touch screen technology, also comes with a Media Bar, a handy drop down menu that provides direct access to music tracks, videos and photos.

    To promote the model, Nokia came out with teaser ads and online campaigns weeks before the launch, disclosed Sridhar.

    — IndiaRetailing Bureau