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Hold the phone: Nokia's Tube is the Nokia 5800!

New details and official pictures of Nokia's most sought-after handset -- the 'Tube' -- leaked this week, revealing its official name: the Nokia 5800. We've got the goss

There's an event on next week. Actually, there are loads. But we have good reason to believe Nokia is going to unveil the oft-discussed Tube handset -- a fully touch-controlled music phone -- now also known as the 5800, because a big fat leak has hit the Net in the form of this official photo.

We last discussed El Tube back in June, after details first surfaced a few months earlier. Now, we know a heap of extra details.

The 5800 will be a quad-band 3G handset with HSDPA connectivity, the Series 60 Symbian OS, an 81mm (3.2-inch) 640x480-pixel touch-sensitive screen and a 3.2-megapixel camera with LED flash. GPS, Wi-Fi and stereo Bluetooth will connect you up, plus there's support for up to 16GB microSD cards, 150MB of internal memory and a top-mounted 3.5mm headphone socket. It'll weigh just over 100g.

We'll be honest: although it's a high-spec phone, there's nothing massive entirely new in terms of features under the hood, even though the touchscreen will make these decent specifications more enjoyable. That big, high-res screen will make this one of Nokia's best mobile video handsets ever, if not the best, despite being a good year or so behind the rest of the world.

Now, what it doesn't seem to have: a front-mounted camera for video calling, a decent xenon flash, or a main camera with greater than 5 megapixels to compete with Sony Ericsson's C905 or Samsung's i8510 -- two phones that boast 8-megapixel cameras.

Regardless of what's on the inside, we'll be snagging the first hands-on report as soon as humanly possible. If you're one of the six Nokia fanboys in the UK, feel free to cross your fingers even harder for a phone that isn't just a rehash of an old model. -Nate Lanxon