Officially announcing the availability of  First Microsoft Apps update , Nokia told that the update will start reaching to devices from this week.

  • The update is  available for the Nokia E7, Nokia C7, Nokia C6-01, Nokia X7, Nokia Oro, Nokia 700, Nokia 701, Nokia 603 right away, and later for Nokia N8, Nokia E6 and Nokia 500.
  • The update will be delivered via the software update app (OTA) on your phone, and pre-condition is that you’ve updated to Nokia Belle.

But as reported earlier many users were able to get the update in last weeks. So may be the official announcement has come bit late :).

The Nokia conversations also confirmed what we reported earlier.

 Yes the second installment of updates is more exciting, as it brings native support for Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint. And this according to Nokia will be for the first time for any platform outside Microsoft’s own platform.

Also watch out for more exciting business news on the next instalment of Microsoft Apps in the coming months. For the first time ever, Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint will be made available as native applications in a smartphone, outside Microsoft’s own platforms.

Microsoft PowerPoint Broadcast

For knowing more about the apps, which come with this first update, read our article and coverage from Nokia conversations article,

Microsoft® OneNote™ enables you to create rich text notebooks using words and images. These notebooks are automatically synced with SkyDrive, so you’ll never lose an important note again, and you can access them from all your Windows-enabled devices.

Microsoft® Document Connection provides a single view to all documents in your device, attached in your emails and in SharePoint. See all your important documents in one glimpse and filter them by person, time and document type to find the one you are looking for.

Microsoft® Lync™ 2010 Mobile gives you the ability to chat with your colleagues using IM. Want to chat with the whole team? The multi-party chat is perfect for the job. Always keep the team up-to-date with your presence (online, offline, busy, and so on).

Microsoft® PowerPoint® Broadcast lets you share your PowerPoint presentations from your PC via your phone. You can also combine these with Lync audio messages, too.

With support for 48 different languages, wherever you are in the world, you’ll be able to stay productive on your Nokia Belle smartphone.