Nokia’s Create 4 Millions Contest for Developers and Consumers, Now Gives Pinoy Devs a Break

Nokia’s Create 4 Millions Contest for Developers and Consumers, Now Gives Pinoy Devs a Break

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You’re a big fan of Nokia? Whether you’re a developer or an avid consumer of Nokia apps, you’re good to join Nokia’s global competition – Create for Millions!

Basically, the Create for Millions contest brings consumers and developers together, well, to create applications for Nokia’s Series 40 handsets.

For consumers, you can submit best ideas for the applications you’d like to see on Nokia’s Series 40 mobile phones. “Authors of the winning entries will get to see their ideas come to life at the Nokia World event later this year, and can meet the developers who created them. In addition to a free expenses-paid trip to the event to be held in London in October, winning consumers can play with their new app on the latest Nokia Series 40 phone that will given during the event.” Not bad, huh?

If interested, you can submit your ideas in one of the three categories which include Health and Education, Social Networking and Location, and Games and Infotainment via this link.

Developers on the other hand are invited to submit Java and Web-based apps for Nokia Series 40 phones in four categories:

  • In the Know, focusing on news and locally relevant information;
  • Fun and Games, games and entertainment apps;
  • Emotional Closeness, social networking apps;
  • Access to Knowledge, life improvement apps such as education and health.

Up for grabs in this contest is a whopping 1 million Euros of cash prizes. Developers can win one of the 10 cash prizes for each of the four categories, with a top prize of 50,000 Euros in each category. “Top apps in each category win a variety of non-cash prizes, such as user experience reviews and app marketing assistance. Special prizes will also be awarded to apps that showcase the best touch feature, the best location-aware app, and the best overall Series 40 web app.”

If you think you got what it takes and interested of winning this competition, just hit this link.

And here’s the exciting part for Pinoy Devs. Aside from the possibility of winning the global prizes worth a total of 1 million Euros, Nokia Philippines will also give awesome prizes to local participants for the following categories:

  • Best S40 Java app – Php 50,000
  • Best S40 Java game – Php 50,000
  • Best S40 Web app – Php 50,000
  • Most downloaded S40 Java app by Nov 30 – Php 75,000
  • Most downloaded S40 Java game by Nov 30 – Php 75,000
  • Most downloaded S40 Web app by Nov 30 – Php 75,000

Submission of entries is until September 20, 2011, so what are you waiting for? Click here to get started!

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