Nokia just released some statistics about the Ovi App Store, and they are looking very good. When the Ovi Store was first launched, many experts speculated that it would be a huge failure, especially compared to the iPhone App Store and the Android Market.
Going by the number of apps available in the app stores, this may be partially true. But what those experts didn’t take into account was that Nokia has a much larger presence worldwide, much bigger than both the iPhone and Android. It dominates the budget smartphone market and is trying to regain its high end smartphone market share with the launch of new phones like the Nokia N8 and the Nokia E7.
Anyways, here are the complete stats:
200,000 new users are signing up to Ovi daily and the total number of users are now approaching 140 million. The number of Ovi Store downloads are now over 2.3 million/day. More than 4.7 million users are subscribed to Ovi Life Tools.
At Nokia, we believe that connecting people with great mobile experiences is at the heart of what Ovi is all about. Today people discover Ovi through Maps, Music, Messaging, Ovi Store and Ovi Lifetools. With a new generation of amazing devices, like the Nokia N8, developers are looking at Ovi as a good business decision and a chance to innovate and create next-generation mobile experiences for our family of new Symbian devices.said Tero Ojanpera, Executive Vice President, Nokia services.
For more details, check out the official blog by Nokia.