Unlike BlackBerry smartphone, Android based handset is not packed with dedicated instant messenger app. Of course if you currently use an android smartphone that used the version of the OS that verified by Google, there will be the pre-installed Gtalk. But what if you want to contact your MSN, Yahoo, or Facebook friends? Should you install all of the IM’s official apps in your handset?
Well, unless you want your phone works slower with all those apps, you can choose to grab and download a third-party IM (Instant Messenger) app. Normally, this kind of application allow you to login to multiple IM client. This is mean that you can reach all your friends on the same time!
That’s why today we decided to come out with list of best five Instant Messenger app for Android. Find out the full detailed explanation, right after the break.
Meebo. This app is one of the most popular IM app for Android. It allow you to login to various IM clients like AIM, Facebook, Google Talk, ICQ, Jabber, MSN, MySpace, Yahoo, and Meebo’s own chat service. Just like the desktop version, you can view list of your offline and online contact. This app also feature intuitive and simple UI, which makes it easy to use. Not to mention that it won’t require special registration. This is mean that you can directly type your account information and do the chat instantly, except if you want to use Meebo’s instant messaging.
Fring. Similar to Meebo, this app also allow you to connect into multiple IM account at once. The latest version os currently cover Google Talk, MSN, ICQ, Yahoo, AIM, Facebook and Twitter. The best part of this application is that it is able to scan your phone book contact and determine IM contact from those information. However, before you can start using Fring, you must register a new account on their official web page.
EBuddy. If you’re currently live in Europe, then you must be familiar with this application. It is support for Yahoo, MSN, AIM, Google Talk, Facebook, and ICQ. In order to use all those chat service, you need to add additional information of your eBuddy account. This app also allow user to modify the interface’s layout and theme.
Nimbuzz!. Before you can use all IM clients via Nimbuzz! you must create a new account via their official web page. Once you already have the account, you can chat to your friends via Google Talk, MSN, Skype, Facebook, Yahoo, AIM, ICQ and more. Not only chatting, this app is also support for voice calls. In addition, you can also send some photos, videos, and files. In order to initiate a phone call, you must buy minutes from the official web page.
Palringo. This app is lesser known than any other IM app chat. That’s because it needs a powerful and stable connection to work. But the good thing is that this android application is support for more than five different IM chat clients, including iChat, MSN, Google Talk, Yahoo, AIM, GG, ICQ, Jabber, and Facebook. Special registration required before you can use the service. Other feature on this app include send images, approve/deny friend request, and create group chat.
Well, that’s all we can tell you right now folks. If you think that we miss something from our explanation, feel free to tell us via comment box below. We are also welcome any kind of suggestion and critics here.tags: Android, app, chat, IM