Mobile music discovery service Shazam and Nokia are celebrating the release of the Nokia N97 by offering the Shazam application on a free-to-use basis until 30 November inside the Ovi Store. This promotion will run on a limited - first come first served basis so fans need to be quick if they want to snag Shazam for free to discover, share and purchase music through Nokia Music Store anywhere they go this summer.
The promotional limited version of Shazam allows Nokia users to:
Identify music anywhere: from the radio, TV, film, or in a store by simply holding their Nokia towards the music and selecting Tag Now
Buy music immediately when its heard: Tag details link directly to the Nokia Music Store giving users access to download the music they like
Share the experience by sending tags to friends who share same musical taste via SMS
Learn more about the music by reading track and album reviews and artist biographies, and find other music available from the same artist
Discover other music similar to the tracks users like, to enhance their music collection and knowledge
Find out whats hot and popular by accessing Shazam music charts generated by millions of users
Shazam is available for Symbian OS, S60 5.0 devices, including the Nokia N97 and Nokia 5800 XpressMusic and many Symbian OS S60 3.1 and 3.2 Nokia handsets including the popular Nokia N95 range and Nokia E71. Some features are now available on the S60 5.0 series devices.
Users can download the special limited free version of Shazam from the Ovi Store by now. At the end of the promotional period, if they want to keep and continue to use Shazam they will be given 30 days to upgrade to the fully-featured version for a one-off fee of 4/5 depending on location. Alternatively, users can upgrade to continue Shazaming for free on a limited feature and tagging basis.