Cricket lovers will not miss any of the excitement this ICC Cricket World Cup 2011. Nokia, along with ESPN, has introduced the ESPN Widget for all Nokia N8 users exclusively on the Ovi Store, for free. With this widget cricket enthusiasts will be able to get latest news and updates – pushed directly on to the homescreen of their Nokia N8.
The Nokia N8 ESPN Widget is a dynamic, stand-alone mini web-based application that offer focused features and an optimized mobile web experience on the N8 device. The users also have the option of switching the widget off– when on, the widget keeps bringing updates on an ongoing basis. There is no subscription fee for downloading the ESPN Widget on the Ovi Store for N8. The users need to pay only for the data download charges as part of their operator bill. The Nokia N8 ESPN Widget on Ovi Store will bring in the following:
- Live News feeds
- Live Scores and ball-by-ball text commentary
- Statistics & Expert Comments
- Schedules & Standings
- Video Clips
Jasmeet Gandhi, Head – Services & Devices OPM, said, “The entire nation is abuzz with the World Cup fever and we are happy to be associated with ESPN to reach out to our cricket-loving consumers. The widget will enable cricket lovers to stay on top of their game, providing them with live news feeds, scores, video clips and much more. We will continue to engage with our consumers with services and information relevant to them providing them an enriched mobile lifestyle.”
Nokia N8 launched in India last year, is a perfect combination of looks and functionality that intuitively connects to the people, places and services that matter most. It is a great device for people who want to create amazing content, connect to their favourite social networks and be entertained with the latest on demand Web TV programs and Ovi Store apps. The device offers excellent imaging capabilities. In addition to a 12MP Carl Zeiss optics, a Xenon flash and a large sensor, the Nokia N8 introduces the ability to make HD-quality videos and edit them with an intuitive built-in editing suite.