Monday, August 29, 2011

Samsung launches its own 'messenger'

It's called Chaton and is the new instant messaging service by Samsung, available in October. The South Korean manufacturer has announced it will launch the application to compete with rivals like Apple and RIM as well as other popular applications like WhatsApp. Chaton will come preinstalled on their phones, whether they are fitted with its own operating system, Bada, as quye work with Google's Android.

The new Samsung messaging service work on all major platforms for 'smartphones' and 'tablets' like the iPhone, Android and BlackBerry will allow users to send text messages and images as well as group chat and share clips video. With this new movement, Samsung enters a market already saturated mobile instant messaging market, which generates fear among telecommunications companies because it may affect the revenues from SMS services.

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