New York, NY (PressExposure) August 05, 2011 -- Symbian once was considered the king of mobile operating systems. Though it got affected by the launch of various other mobile operating systems and smartphone devices, yet it has not lost much of the market share. Since Nokia's buying Symbian in 2008, Symbian app development saw a major boom and thousands of new apps were developed since then. However after that as Nokia couldn't contribute much in to Symbian platform and signed an official relationship with Microsoft to use Windows Phone 7 as the software for its upcoming devices, peoples' interest in Symbian got decreased. But surprisingly recent stats show that still it is among the leading mobile market shareholders along with iPhone and Android devices.
As being the oldest mobile development OS and the reason of many mobile phones' running, it still has a value and love among its old users. For this reasons, Symbian application development is still in demand. Be it an entertainment app, a Symbian game, or a Symbian based professional app, Symbian users still search for effective and interactive apps for their mobile phones. This is the reason, Symbian app development has not become obsolete yet and it will not be. No matter iPhone, Android or the BlackBerry devices are widely loved and iPhone app development and Android app development has more demand, they need more time to be mature as Symbian app development is today.
Not only the mobile development, Symbian OS integrates the ability of app development environment with mobile telephony that helps companies build advanced data services. As it is an advanced and open source OS, it is open to all developers. That helps Symbian app developers to take full advantage of its source code to develop latest applications. Symbian Series 60, Symbian series 80, Symbian Series 90 and UIQ are the latest smartphone platforms that need Symbian expertise to develop apps for.
There are various advantages of Symbian OS that still make it a better choice for smartphones, such as its flexibility in design that is run on almost any user interface and communication device. It supports high quality audio and video streaming, VoIP, and hi-speed 3G services. It also allows the users to do multitasking. No matter Symbian application developers have become less in number, still the remaining developers are earning good amount.
As being business owners, you need to calculate your number of users who are using Symbian platform. If your business is basically supported and used more by those users, getting reliable Symbian app development services have become inevitable now. Find a company that have experience in this area and who can give your desired apps in budget friendly rates and less time.