Nokia today announced the launch of a new range of music phones at Nokia Theatre in Times Square, New York. The new product is the Nokia 5300 XpressMusic is a combination of “the best of mobile communication and mobile music,” according to a statement by Nokia.

The new device will be shipped to select markets within weeks, it was announced.

Heikki Norta, Senior Vice President, Mobile Phones at Nokia said in a statement: With today's launches we are reaching out to a broad range of comsumers who want both the features of a modern mobile phone and a quality music player in a single, stylish device.

Nokia also released two other music devices the Nokia 5200 and the Nokia 3250 XpressMusic.

It is expected that the Nokia 5300 XpressMusic will retail for approximately 250 Euros, before taxes and subsidies.