(Press Release). WeChat, a social communications services available for smartphones, announced the launch of a new version for BlackBerry smartphones.
The new version, WeChat 2.0, features a new location-based feature that integrates both ‘Look Around’ and QR code scanning; these features enables users to add new friends or acquaintances by allowing them to search the surrounding areas for other WeChat users by just a push of a button.
WeChat’s BB version 1.0 was launched earlier this year and the WeChat user base has been growing very fast with many great user feedbacks being shared on the App world. Now WeChat is very happy to introduce version 2.0. Mr. Dennis Hau, Head of International Product Centre, International Business Group, describes the concept behind BlackBerry 2.0: “We designed the new Blackberry version for the purpose of providing a fun social communication platform for Blackberry but in the process, we have not compromised when it came to the user experience and performance stability which is what WeChat is known for.”
The new BlackBerry version also allows users to add their friends by scanning the QR code on their friends’ phone screen. In addition, animated emoticons were added in the new BlackBerry version giving users the ability to send fun and cool emoticons in conversations.
WeChat can be downloaded free of charge for iOS, Android, Symbian, BlackBerry and Windows Phone devices. For downloads and more information, please visit: www.wechat.com/id.
WeChat is a mobile social communications platform designed for smartphone users. This application allows the users to send free text, voice messages, emoticons, picture, video and other files. Users can also do video-chat, add new friends through its social features, utilise location-based services, and share their stories through the unique ‘Moments’ feature in the form of photos, video and URL links. WeChat application is available for iOS, Android OS, Symbian, BlackBerry and Windows Phone users. Note that not all features available for different platforms.
For more information and application download, please visit: www.wechatapp.com.