Some of you North American developers may cringe a little when I suggest you consider developing a cool, LBS app for the Symbian ecosystem, however, you need to keep in mind that outside of North America Symbian, and more specifically, S40 is powering millions of devices – it’s actually the leading mobile OS in the World! So here’s an opportunity for you to land your app on S40 handsets and maybe make some $$ in the process. FYI, Nokia’s Series 40 phones have experienced more than 35 per cent growth in download volumes in the past two months, making up about a quarter of the total downloads from Nokia’s Ovi Store.
For each of the four contest categories (See more details HERE) there will be 10 cash prizes, with a top prize of 50,000 euros in each category. The winning apps will be promoted globally in various Nokia-owned channels including: online, social media, newsletters and more. The top app in each of the four categories will also receive a free user experience (UX) consultation from Nokia; and support from a top design agency to create Spotlight banners featuring the winning apps.