Nokia Store clocks 2 billion downloads

Nokia Store has clocked 2 billion downloads, of which 1 billion are on the S40 and Asha platform.

The phone major says Nokia Store is among the largest in India.

It has over 80 million downloads a month currently.

The Nokia Store client comes pre-loaded on all Nokia S40 devices, Asha devices and new Nokia Asha 501, delivering one touch access to thousands of localised, branded and relevant apps.

While Action Games have emerged as the number 1 downloaded category, Adventure games are at No. 2, Sport games at No. 3, Entertainment related apps including video & movies at No. 4, followed by Utility based apps at No. 5.

More than 168 Indian developers have achieved more than one million downloads for their apps, while 3 developers have achieved 100 million download, 9 developers have achieved 50 million download, 18 developers have achieved 25 million download and 40 developers have achieved 10 million downloads.

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Leading developers include Indiagames, Reliance Games, Rendered Ideas Softgame, Twist Mobile, Hungama Digital Media Entertainment on this platform.

“Apps, we believe, not only help us supplement our products with an innovative portfolio of solutions but also provide consumers with the choice to personalize their experience. This is a great feat for us and we will continue to work towards truly democratizing services and experience further,” said Sari Harju, director, Mobile Phones, Nokia India.

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