Nokia has launched it’s search solution for emerging markets targeted mainly at S40 users and those who do not have GPS on their devices, for emerging markets like India.
With Nokia Nearby one can find places and listings like restaurants, movie theatres and malls; get details about the places that interest you and contact them from within the app.
This application allows the user to share information about the listing or the place they are in via SMS or even if the friend is in vicinity. The whole application can also be shared with anyone using a Nokia phone over Bluetooth.
This application works on both Series40 and S60 devices; but it is targeted primarily towards emerging markets with a high emphasis on Series40 devices (as communicated via beta labs blog), including those that don’t have Nokia Maps or GPS on them.
The Mobile Indian