On this modern days, buy a new handset is never an easy decision. There’s a lot of factor to be considered, it could be the selection of applications, operator’s rate, or some additional features. But one of the feature that most people like from a smartphone is the ability for free messaging. That is something that make BlackBerry very popular in Asia.
Today we come up with a list of 5 best free sms application. These apps is very reliable to cut down your phone bills, especially if your carrier don’t come out with great monthly package.
1. Viber. Install this application and it will create it’s own contact list that contain people that own the same apps. When the process is done, you can send text message or even call those people for free. Well, it’s not completely free, because this apps will use your WiFi or 3G connection. So you might want to pay attention on your data cost.
2. Skype. Skype is well known for it’s ability to perform a free video call. Just install the application and don’t forget to navigate to Skype website to create your own account. Then you’ll be able to perform a video call and send text messages for free to every Skype users. You can also make a call to a person that don’t have Skype account. This isn’t free but its certainly cheaper than any other international call service.
3. Jaxtr. Sabeer Bathia is the founder if this application. He also known as co-founder of hotmail. Jaxtr will integrate to your phone default inbox. So, everytime you receive message via Jaxtr, it will be stored on the inbox. You don’t need to install the application to your phone to receive the SMS. Jaxtr is available on all platform, including the ancient Java.
4. Whats App. Also available on all platform and you can send messages to a person who currently used different platform. This apps will cost you $0.99 or free, depends on what kind of platform you want to install the apps. You can send sms, document, or files to a single person or even group recipient for free. Sending international SMS using this application will cost you nothing.
5. Skebby. You can send free messages to anyone who already install the same apps. If your recipient don’t have the apps yet, you can still send them SMS with a cheaper price than your mobile operator offered. Skebby is also support for Facebook and Twitter integration. This application is available on iOS, Android, BlackBerry, and Nokia Symbian platform.tags: Application, free, Messaging, The Best 5