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[Application] WeChat Messaging App by Tencent coming soon to Tizen

WeChat, the messaging application by Tencent that supports video and voice calling, will be released on the Tizen Operating System very soon #SamsungZ1
By
Ash
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Aug 26, 2015

 
WeChat is a free messaging & calling app that allows you to type text but also let's you perform voice & video calls, and the good news is that, according to our sourcesm, it's going to be released on Tizen very soon. This would be the third high profile messaging app to run on Tizen, with WhatsApp and Facebook Messenger being the first two.

At the Tizen Developer Summit in Shanghai 2014 Tencent, the makers of WeChat, announced they would be amongst the new chinese companies providing software support to Tizen. For those of you that are unfamiliar with this application it currently has over 500 Million users worldwide and provides apps for mobile devices such as Android / iOS / Windows Phone / BlackBerry and also desktop Mac / Windows / Web WeChat.

WeChat is also an application that enjoys a huge following in China and also in Asia in general, so the launch will fit in with the upcoming Tizen Developer Conference.

Below are the list of some of its features:

Features

  • ALWAYS FREE: No annual subscription fee. Absolutely free for life.
  • FREE VOICE & VIDEO CALLS: High-quality free calls to anywhere in the world.
  • GROUP CHAT: Create group chats with up to 500 people.
  • MULTIMEDIA MESSAGING: Send video, image, text, and voice messages.
  • STICKER GALLERY: Hundreds of free, fun, animated stickers to express your feelings from some of your favorite cartoons and movies.
  • MOMENTS: Share your best moments on your personal photo stream.
  • BETTER PRIVACY: WeChat gives you the highest level of control over your privacy. It’s the only messaging app to be certified by TRUSTe.
  • MEET NEW FRIENDS: Use “Friend Radar”, “People Nearby” and “Shake” to meet others.
  • ADDICTIVE GAMES: Compete with your friends on some of the hottest games.
  • REALTIME LOCATION: Instead of having to tell others where you are, just use real-time location sharing.
  • LANGUAGE SUPPORT: Localized in 20 different languages and can translate messages to any language.
  • AND MORE: Desktop app, custom wallpaper, custom notifications, group walkie-talkie, official accounts.

Note: We are not sure if the full feature set will be present at launch or if they will be Introduced post-launch with software updates.
 

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