Numbers aren't everything
There might be more Symbian devices out there but without apps they are useless, most of these Symbian phones are running the stock apps that shipped with the device.
Symbian has marked its annual shindig by once more launching its application warehouse, and looking to the wisdom of the crowds to tell it what its future plans should be. Lee Williams, Executive Director of the Symbian Foundation, has been making waves recently asserting that Android is just a beginner and Apple is …
For the record, I have a Nokia Symbian phone, and have installed the following apps:
Opera Mini - Great web browser
Google sync - Invaluable calendar and contacts sync.
Timer - The boffins at Nokia forgot to include a timer as standard. Doh!
SymSMB - For moving files over Wifi. Nokia have now shot down this app, claiming intellectual property issues. Way to shoot yourself in the foot, Nokia!
Make of that what you will. There is certainly none of the flair of iPhone apps, despite Symbian's many more years in the market. If Symbian has a future, it is in a tier in between featurephones and iPhone/Andoid phones.
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