Download Skype for your Nokia Symbian phone now

Nokia and Skype have teamed up to offer Skype to over 200 million Symbian phone users worldwide.  The application works over WiFi and Mobile Networks such – GPRS/EDGE/3G.  Its available for download from the Nokia Ovi Store

Skype for Symbian Features

  • Free Skype-to-Skype calls to other Skype users anywhere in the world
  • File sharing
  • Instant Messaging / Chat
  • Low cost International Calls / SMS via Skype Out

“Symbian enables us to bring smartphones to more and more people and ensures scale for our solutions and compelling services, such as Skype. We’re seeing around 1.5 million downloads a day on Ovi Store now and believe that the Skype client for Nokia smartphones will have wide appeal to Symbian users,” said Jo Harlow, Senior Vice President for Smartphones, Nokia.

“Skype, the king of Internet communications, running on Symbian, the world’s dominant smartphone platform, makes for an explosive combination,” said Larry Berkin, Head of Global Alliances and GM USA, Symbian Foundation. “With Symbian’s global reach, Skype is that much closer to becoming the ubiquitous real-time communications platform for hundreds of millions of Symbian-based mobile users.”

Russ Shaw, General Manager, Mobile at Skype said, “With Skype for Nokia smartphones, more than 200 million smartphone users worldwide** will be able to take the Skype features they love with them on the move. Alongside Skype’s relationships with operators and handset manufacturers worldwide, making Skype available direct to consumers will help millions of users keep in contact with the people that are important to them without worrying about the cost, distance or whether they are away from a computer.”

The Skype for Symbian application is compatible with the following Nokia touchscreen models:

  • Nokia N97
  • Nokia N97 mini
  • Nokia X6
  • Nokia 5800 XpressMusic
  • Nokia 5530

and the following non-touch devices:

  • Nokia E72
  • Nokia E71
  • Nokia E90
  • Nokia E63
  • Nokia E66
  • Nokia E51
  • Nokia N96
  • Nokia N95
  • Nokia N95 8Gb
  • Nokia N85
  • Nokia N82
  • Nokia N81
  • Nokia N81 8 Gb,
  • Nokia N79
  • Nokia N78
  • Nokia 6220 classic
  • Nokia 6210 Navigator
  • Nokia 5320

Just hit from your phone if your too lazy to open up Ovi Store.

The download was around 4.3 MB for our Nokia E72

Looks like there is some Skype love for almost every Nokia Symbian user and if you are non-nokia symbian user like Samsung or Sony Ericsson a client for you is on it’s way !

Source:  Nokia

Author: Team FoneArena

A team of mobile geeks