Now, Samsung has hit all the bases with its ChatON messaging service after it appended backing for Microsoft’s Windows Phone platform, making it accessible on all four of the smartphone industry’s well-known operating systems, as WPcentral reports.
ChatOn was introduced by the company during August 2011, and the multi-platform mobile messaging service permits user to forward text, effigies and video recordings between Samsung’s array of Android and Bada smartphones, in addition to rival platforms.
Whereas it comes packed with Samsung devices, smartphone possessors have been capable of getting on ChatOn from Google Play since October, with the iOS edition of the application rolling out on the App Store at the start of the year.
The Android application has exceeded one million downloads thus far, but it has witnessed the rate of transfers slow down since it set up.
A BlackBerry-compatible edition was introduced during April to hook up owners of RIM’s smartphones and rivaling the firm’s well known BlackBerry Messenger (BBM) service.
Now that ChatON is obtainable on Windows Phone, it has fulfilled its expansion crosswise all four of the smartphone industry’s key OS, bar Nokia’s dated S60 platform – use of which carries on to diminish as the company concentrates more on newer phones.
In spite of being superior with skepticism at ‘yet another mobile chat application’ unveiling ChatON has the prospective to turn into a noteworthy service, thanks to Samsung’s leading place in the cell phone market.
Data from IDC rated that Samsung as the largest shipper of cellular phone devices — both feature handsets as well as smartphone — after 42.2 million units were shipped in the initial quarter of 2012.