Nokia isn’t wasting anytime in revealing their new handsets for 2009 as they’ve just announced 3 new Classic phones to kick things off for this new year.

The 6700 Classic is an update of their highly successful Nokia 6300 mobile phone. Based on its looks alone, we have no doubt it will equal its predecessor’s success if not surpass it. It’ll feature a 5-megapixel camera, A-GPS with Nokia Maps and high-speed data access though no specific data speed rates were mentioned. It’s estimated to cost €235 or roughly $310 before tax and subsidies.

The 6303 Classic, meanwhile, offers a 2.2-inch display, 3.2-megapixel camera, Nokia Maps and a 3.5mm headset jack. It also boasts of an excellent battery life though no exact figures were given. It’s expected to retail for €135 ($178) when it's released.

Last, but not the least, the 2700 Classic features a 2-megapixel camera, music player, and microSD card support of up to 2GB in capacity. Considering that this is the most affordable of the three costing only €65 ($85), it shouldn’t come as a surprise if it doesn’t match the other two in terms of feature-set.

All three phones are expected to become available in Q2 of 2009. They may pose as a direct threat to the likes of the iPhone and T-Mobile G1, but with their simple yet stylish design and decent feature-set, these three will undoubtedly be huge cash cows for Nokia in 2009.

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