Now its official, At Blackberry’s annual conference 2013, its CEO Thorsten Heins announced that, Blackberry messenger popularly known as BBM will available for both IOS and android operating systems this summer. Soon IOS and android users goona make use of this BBM on their devices as a third party application.
Blackberry messenger, BBM has been one of the most awesome and important feature in Blackberry OS. Since ages, There’re popular apps likes Whatsapp, Viber, iMessage; but from this summer BBM gonna enters the race.
Currently BBM has 60 million active monthly users whereas iMessage has over 140 million active users. Surprisingly Whatsapp has over 100 million monthly active users and can you believe this, over 10 billion whatsapps messages are passing over phones. This is possible for whatsapp since, it is available for multi operating systems. Yes! Symbian, IOS, Android is capable to install whatsapp in it. Likely from this summer BBM gonna play same role. BBM users gonna increase dramatically in no time.
Blackberry Messenger (BBM) Features
Till now BBM is mainly used by Blackberry users for Personal chats, Multi person chats, Voice note sharing and Group chats; where users divide their contacts in to groups to send files, music, photos etc.
Blackberry current CEO Thorsten Heins, stated that; they’re trying to bring all these options on Android and IOS devices as well. Along with them it may also include new features like voice calls, video calls and Screen share too.
How to get Blackberry Messenger (BBM) for Android and IOS
From this summer, Blackberry messenger (BBM) can be installed on all android devices running on IOS6 or higher and on Android devices running on Android Ice Cream sandwich and higher. There is no other way, just wait for few months for their official release. Once they released BBM officially for Android and IOS, you will be able to download it from app stores; I mean IOS users from Apple store and Android users from Google Play store.
Blackberry CEO also mentioned, BBM will available for complete free of cost. So there is no need to use a single penny from your card. Sounds awesome right?
Blackberry messenger (BBM) for Android and IOS
As said earlier, there is no official announcement for release date of BBM. All we can expect it to go live on app stores in mostly couple of months or may be higher.
Let’s hope, soon it will be made available for Windows devices as well. But it seems it may take time. So what do you think? BBM gonna rock soon? Will it become a competition for Whatsapp? Let us know your views