Most of us today have smart phones provided majority seems to be an Android phone. The most important and interesting part of Android is, messaging apps are available for free. Nowadays mobile comes with pre-installed messengers making users much user friendly. Messenger helps in instant way of communicating with people that uses internet having installed the same messenger on either device. It mainly focuses on text messages, voice chat and video chat. There are few standard apps listed below that can help you stay connected with your friends and colleagues.
Palringo happens to be the only Group messenger to enter the top 10 list of messenger for Android, which is developed by Palringo Limited. This application could be used by users to join and create community of their choice, share instant messages, photos and drop voice records into conversations.
9. Google Hangouts
Google Hangouts is a replaced version of Google Talk, which provide the users to exchange text messages and video chat. This app comes pre- installed on all Android phones. Google has integrated Google voice to provide its users a better feasibility. It also allows its users for group videoconferencing with up to 10 users.
Wechat is a Chinese origin instant messaging app developed by Tencent. It supports more than 100 countries to register their phone number on their application. It mainly focuses on text messaging, audio and video chats, hold-to-talk messaging, walkie-talkie and stickers. This app as well market its product by providing users with free recharges on daily basis.
7. Facebook Messenger
Facebook Messenger is a masterpiece instant messaging app introduced by Facebook Inc. It is based on the open MQTT protocol to assist web-oriented chat feature. Facebook Messenger mainly focuses on integrating Facebook users to chat on application. It is featured with exchange of text, audio, video messaged with newly added innovative stickers. It has an additional feature of “Chat Heads” which pops out on the screen to notify the user when a message is received.
Viber is an Israel origin instant messaging application developed by Viber Media. This is featured with Voice over IP (VoIP) for instant voice chat support. It performs smooth on phones with low configuration that includes added crispy stickers and HD voice chat introduced by Viber, worth lot for users.
LINE is yet another multilingual instant messaging app developed by LINE Corporation. This app is designed in Korea and launched in Japan. LINE supports sharing of text, photos, audio and video messages. This is the only app featured with premium call which help user to stay connected even when the recipient is offline. LINE also focuses on marketing its product by providing its users with free recharges.
4. BlackBerry Messenger
BlackBerry Messenger is an internet-based videotelephony and PIN instant messenger application developed by BlackBerry Limited. BBM is pre-installed in all BlackBerry phones, and the newly introduced BBM for android is top grossing. It is featured with voicenotes, share files, stickers, share pictures and a wide selection of emotions.
Kik is a multilingual instant messaging app developed by Kik, a group of students from the University of Waterloo. It is featured with sharing of sketches, photos, mobile web pages, and other contacts.
Hike is an awesome Indian origin instant messaging app developed by Bharti Enterprise and Softbank as a joint venture. It is featured with text messaging, photo sharing, audio and video chats. The most highlighting part of Hike is, graphical stickers, chat themes, hidden chats, share files. It allows users to “nudge”, a feature to poke the receiver.
WhatsApp is an American origin instant messaging app, developed by WhatsApp Inc, for smartphones under cross-platform. This is the only messaging app that works on the basis of Subscription business model. It mainly focuses on text messaging, photo sharing, audio and video messages. This app is brilliantly smooth on devices with low configurations.