What does generic OS mean in feature description of a mobile phone?

sujith April 18, 2010
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Does generic OS (mentioned so in features for a mobile handset – cf http://mymobile.co.in/my-compare.php) mean Symbian v 9.4 OS?
If so, can I install the office suite (Excel, Word) onto a mobile handset run on this platform? Where can I download office suite for this purpose from?

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  1. Saikat Basu
    April 18, 2010 at 7:49 pm

    The word 'generic' usually should imply something that's common across systems. For Office apps purposes, you can download QuickOffice for Symbian devcies. It's pretty good (I have a Nokia E63 with QuickOffice installed). Though, its not free...but it should be installed by default on your phone. Otherwise it costs about $20 or approx INR 800.