Two Nokia N-series phones on the way?

Rumors are swirling that the Nokia N79 and N85 will be the company's newest N-series phones.

Nokia N85 (right) and N79

News of two Nokia N-series phones began speeding around the blogosphere on Monday. Though Nokia has yet to make an official unveiling, Electronista is identifying the new models as the Nokia N79 and the N85.

The N79 should be a replacement to the N78. It should have a 5-megapixel camera, a music player, GPS, 3G support, Wi-Fi, and a memory card slot. We're also hearing that it will have changeable rear faceplates in varying colors.

The N85 appears to be related to the N81. Its feature set should include a 5-megapixel camera, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, and a music player. It also could have support for Nokia N-Gage games. We'll give you the official word on both phones once we hear it.

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