The Asha series is proving to be a lifeline for Nokia. With the new Asha platform, the company has addressed more app developers around. A lot of hopes are pinned on this new Asha platform from Nokia. They hope to lure the developers for creating apps for Smartphones, which will fall n the $100 or less class.
So, what’s so great about the Asha platform? As a matter of fact, developers writing apps for Nokia Asha 501 will have access to all of the Smartphones that are based on this platform and will not have to write the entire code once again.
The consumers have given a decent response to the Smartphones based on Asha platform. No wonder, Nokia has a target of selling at least 100 million new Smartphones only of Asha platform. There is a marvelous response from the consumers for Asha-based apps. The Nokia Store has witnessed the growth of downloads.
There is a lot of support Nokia is forwarding. Asha Software Development Kit 1.0 is available for the sake of testing and packing as well as the deployment of Java apps. The Asha web application tools are also provided for creating and editing the web applications.
Selling the content from within the app will be easy for the developers as the In-App Payment tool has also been announced by the company.