Here's some good news for all the Windows Phone users in India looking for an area-specific searching option in the form of an app on their smartphones. According to reports, an app for leading Indian local search service Justdial is now available for Windows Phone 8 devices.
One of the most popular search services in the country and available over the phone, Web, mobile, and SMS, Justdial recently made an appearance on devices running on the Windows Phone platform. The app is already available for devices running on Android and iOS.
"This app works as a one stop solution for all your daily needs whether its info about movies in your area , Restaurant next door, Hotels, Airlines, Resorts, Real Estate or as simple as the nearest ATM, it has it all," the official post for the same states.
"Above all, you get access to millions of ratings & reviews by Justdial users which helps you to make an informed decision."
Also, the app auto-detects the user's location using the GPS, and offers a 'Near Me' search option to find options within the user's proximity. Users can sort their search results by different attributes such as ratings, distance, or popularity. So anybody owning a business and looking to announce themselves for users, they can add their business listing free of charge from within the app.
Apart from that, for a particular listing, users can get directions via an interactive map. Users can call a certain business just by tapping once on it or get the same business information via email or SMS. Users can also mark the business listing as favorite, and can bookmark it for later use.
While business, as expected, can be rated and reviewed, the same can also be seen that have been posted by the user's friends. The app is currently available for all Windows Phone users at the Windows Phone app store.