CIMG0485As we all know that Ramazan (The holy month of Islamic calendar) is about to start and Muslims around the world is ready to welcome Ramazan . At this moment, Nokia launched Ramazan Apps especially for the Muslim world as a gift of Ramazan . Today, some of the leading technology bloggers from Karachi and other print media were invited at the launch of these apps at the venue of Sheraton Hotel Karachi. Officials of Nokia Pakistan presented the features of the Ramazan apps.

CIMG0483You can easily download Ramazan apps directly from Ovi Store. The Ramazan applications are developed by ASGATech, a Forum Nokia Premium Partner in the Middle East, with all content reviewed and approved by Al Azhar Al Shareef.

Imran Khalid Mehmood, Country General Manager, Nokia Pakistan

According to the Haseeb Ihtisham who is the Marketing Head of Nokia Pakistan and Afghanistan:

The overwhelming response and feedback that we received from last year’s offering allowed us to improve and expand this year’s application offering. Nokia users have now a single and easy access to many of the cherished experiences that Muslims like to be close to, and keep them connected to the Holy Month. The applications this year also support a wider range of devices including both touch and non-touch Nokia devices, and are available in more languages.

Following are the names and functionality of the Ramazan 2010 applications which was launched today:

  • The Holy Quran:

QuranThe Holy Quran app allows users to read, search, bookmark and listen to Quran recitation.

  • Prayer Times:

PTsPrayer Times app provides prayer timings and Qibla direction for 1000 cities in 200 countries, along with the ability to add, remove, update and edit any location using the GPS.

  • Hadith:

Scr000042 The Hadith app gives an easy and convenient way to read the Honorable Hadith from Sahih Bukhari, Sahih Muslim, Riyad us-Saliheen, Holy Hadiths and Arba’in An Nawawi.

  • Boyoot Allah:

Scr000018The Boyoot Allah app helps Muslims locate the mosques in different cities using Ovi free maps around the world.

  • Arabica:

Arabica (4) Arabica app helps non-Arabic speaking Muslims to read and understand Quran, Hadith and Dua in Arabic by self-learning or with the help of online teachers through their mobile.

  • Makkah and Madinah:

Makkah_and_MadinahMakkah and Madinah app offers a mobile guide with multimedia content and the most famous places that people can visit during Hajj and Umrah.

  • Mozzaker:

Mozzaker[7]Mozzaker app allows mobile users to listen, search and translate a large collection of daily Azkar and selected supplications. People can also download more Azkar and share via SMS and MMS with friends and family.

Haseeb Ihtisham also added that :

Ramadan applications for 2010 are free and offer a variety of content from a range of global and local content providers ready to be downloaded for the widest range of devices.

Let’s talk about the Nokia devices which can easily run Ramadan 2010 applications .You can run Ramazan 2010 applications on Nokia N97 mini, Nokia E72, Nokia E52, Nokia X6, Nokia 5230,Nokia 5530,Nokia C5,Nokia 5235, Nokia 5800, Nokia E5, Nokia 6700 slide, Nokia 5233, Nokia X3, Nokia 6303i, Nokia 2710, and Nokia C3. The UI for the applications is available in English, Arabic, Farsi, French and Urdu.

We are very thankful to Nokia Pakistan for inviting us and telling us so many things about Ramazan 2010 applications and also for the dates.