LinkedIn has grown at a rapid rate and has crossed 20 million members in India. The LinkedIn app supports six languages: Bahasa Indonesia, Bahasa Malaysia, Brazilian Portuguese, English, Russian and Spanish. Users can download the app from the Nokia store.
Nishant Rao, Country Manager, LinkedIn India stated at the launch: “This is about broadening our reach and availability for every national member out there. It is a part of our mission is to make sure that our professionals everywhere are more productive and successful. It is a natural broadening of our portfolio to make sure that professionals irrespective to their economic funds or location are able to enjoy the richness of LinkedIn for better productivity.”
Recently the focus on the budget mobile segment has grown considerably with major players like Nokia launching budget mobile phones. Nokia launched the Asha 501 for Rs. 5,300 in May.
The Asha 501 mobile phone has a 3-inch LCD capacitive touchscreen and offers Dual Standby SIM (GSM GSM) support. It has expandable storage capacity of 32 GB, a 3.2 MP primary camera with video recording and is Wi-Fi enabled. It has a 1200 mAh battery that delivers 17 hrs (2G) talktime and 624 hrs (2G) standby time. Foursquare and Here Maps have also launched new applications for the Nokia Asha 501. The apps target low end devices that do not support GPS connectivity.