Fonwar, a global mobile community, has announced that Fonwar IM for Apple iPhone 4 is currently under development and will hit iPhone market soon. Fonwar IM is a mobile application allows mobile users to chat with their MSN, Yahoo!, AIM, ICQ, and Facebook contacts on one single interface.
Consumers are getting more technologically savvy and fashion conscious, which means there’s a growing market for smartphones. Increasing use of email and instant messenger by both enterprise and consumer customers as a primary means of communication is driving demand for smartphones like the iPhone 4, said the company.
It is forecasted that iPhone’s market share in mobile phones indicate an increase from 4.3% in 2010 to 13.5% by 2016. These figures indicates the growth of iPhone market, which directly gave impact to the mobile instant messenger apps portfolios, as more users currently accessing mobile IM on smartphones.
“Based on the current trend, we are confident that Fonwar is heading the right way to penetrate iPhone market, and that the future of Fonwar IM will be actively generating significant revenues for the coming years,” stated Ken Leong, Fonwar's chief executive officer.
According to Ken, “Fonwar will launch its Fonwar IM in the iPhone market later this year. Fonwar also plans to bring more personal chat experience with more features to its iPhone users by the end of the year.”
Fonwar has announced that they are going to introduce a full blown Fonwar IM Pro to iPhone. It's not released as of yet but, you can sign up to be notified when it does indeed become available.