updated 08:25 am EDT, Mon June 27, 2011
Nokia N5 revealed early with new UI
Nokia is planning one of its first more entry-level Symbian Anna phones. A new leak Monday has shown the N5 using a now relatively small touchscreen and a five-megapixel camera but with a current and even possibly newer interface. The OS seen by GSMArena now has a very MeeGo-like app grid that's likely to help keep consistency between all of the non-Windows phone platforms.
Along with the N5, new N6 and N7 phones are also due to follow and would presumably add larger screens, higher resolution cameras and other touches. They will likely replace many of the low- and mid-range 5000-series phones still running Symbian S60.
Nokia is transitioning away from Symbian but has promised as many as 10 new phones on the platform over the course of the next year. Many of these will skew towards the low end as the high end is replaced by the MeeGo-running N9 and its first Windows Phone hardware.