Nimbuzz Messenger

Nimbuzz was launched in Netherland but very soon moved to India considering its huge reception in that country.It currently has over 100 million users World wide, Approximately 17{71b550cbed0aca3fea2335d26076176dc834a5ad6e765af844b2cea64fe7483b} of which resides in India and around 6.5 percent in USA.

Nimbuzz constantly evolving and thats what kept it alive even after facing biggest competitors like Whatsapp and Skype.Some of the key features of Nimbuzz Messenger are

  • Instant Messaging and ability to connect with other services like Facebook, Yahoo Messenger and Gtalk
  • Chat Rooms features
  • Group Messaging
  • Make Free Voice Calls
  • Ability to chat through video, but without the audio

It is still going strong and expected to reach around 400 millions users by 2014.

[gplay link=””]Nimbuzz [/gplay]



Just like Whatsapp but has some other features incorporated like Hike to no-Hike Free SMS service (only in India) and Lifetime free messaging.

It uses referral system to award Free SMS’s. Every Hike user gets 100 Free Hike SMS every month to message those friends who aren’t on Hike.It gets replenished each month and in case any friend joins the app on your request via SMS, you get 10 Free SMS extra and the company will also be awarding each user with 50 free SMS per month for each friend they have invited to Hike.You can also make use of Social Media networks Facebook, Twitter and email to invide friends.

The User Interface is very clean and uses very few colors.The Mobile number verification works just like Whatsapp. There are few problem reported with this App,Like very high memory usage but the developers promised updates to those problem very soon.

Currently the App rated averagely as 4.6 out of 5 and reported that more than 5 million users joined hike within 4 months of its launch.

[gplay link=””] Hike [/gplay]


Kakao Talk

Another Asian based startup.Founded by a korean company and has similar interface like Line.Its very popular Messaging App in Eastern countries like South Korea where it has more than 30 million users.

Kakao Talk also has a voice calling feature which is based on monthly subscription and also provides very rich Text messaging experience which kindled many Asian celebrities to use this app.

Currently the rating of this app averaged at 4.4 out of 5 and has more than 1 million votes on Google Play store.

[gplay link=””]Kakao Talk [/gplay]

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