In a latest development, Developer Tencent has released it's mobile communication and social networking app WeChat for Nokia Asha devices. The cross-platform messaging app which is similar to and competing with WhatsApp is available for free download at Nokia OVI Store.
The app offers individual and group messaging with text, voice notes, and images. Friends can be added via mobile contacts or WeChat ID.The app comes with support for languages including English, Indonesian, Spanish, Traditional Chinese and Simplified Chinese. When WeChat is running in the background, you'll get notification sounds and vibrations, when you get messages, similar to SMS, which is convenient.
"We are delighted to bring WeChat to Nokia Asha Touch smartphones to further extend the reach of this leading mobile social app. Nokia Asha Touch smartphone users can now enjoy a new way to connect with WeChat for free. Providing the best user experience is always our mission. While we aim to provide state of the art functions to our users, service quality is even a higher priority. We are excited about the launch and Nokia Asha Touch smartphone users will be pleased by the performance and experience brought by WeChat" said Dennis Hau, Head of Product Center, International Business Group, Tencent.
Currently the app is compatible with Nokia Asha 303, 305, 306, 307, 308, 309, 310, 311 devices.