Hailed as a ‘multimedia computer’, the latest offering from the Finnish wunderkinds at Nokia is a rather special mobile phone. With a spec-range to outsell even its fiercest competitors, it was our first choice of travel companion for the annual trawl around Milan’s design-decked streets.

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With high-speed connectivity, a 5-mega-pixel camera with ubiquitous Carl Zeiss lens and DVD-quality film capability - we were expecting something clunkier than the super-light, super-sleek black beauty that slid so neatly into our pockets.
Two-way sliding, sensitive horizontal flip screen and specific zoom and gaming keys make this the most user-friendly Nokia interface we’ve come across to date.
Our favourite feature however is without a doubt the integrated GPS facility, which at the touch of the button allows us to navigate our way seamlessly around the globe (and, perhaps more importantly, the Zona Tortona).