Its been almost a year that Nokia has launched its OVI store and company now claims 1.6 million app downloads per day.

  • The most active countries in alphabetical order are: China, Germany, India, Indonesia, Italy, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Turkey, UK and Vietnam
  • With support for 30 language variations, 90% of Ovi Store visitors are using their local language when available
  • In countries where mobile billing is available, over 2/3 of customers choose such payment method
  • More than 100 devices are supported, out of which 60+ of them are Symbian based.
  • Prominent touch devices in the top downloading countries are N97, N97 Mini, 5800 XpressMusic, 5530 XpressMusic and X6.  Other prominent devices include the E66, E71 and E72.
  • The Nokia N900 has been in the top 10 performing devices in 3 of the top 10 most active countries for the last several weeks. [source]

An interesting point to note is the local currency part. India is among the the top 5 countries for Ovi downloads and it’s quite natural that Nokia should support the local currency (and language), in order to gain more acceptance [before the i-Attack!].

Unlike other geographies, do you think an operator tie-up will work [both Vodafone and Airtel have launched their own App stores and others are in the process to launch theirs].

Also see: Airtel App Downloads – 2.5Mn Downloads in 30 Days

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