In the present era of busy and hectic life schedule, social interaction among people has become limited. Thanks to chat apps, that enable people to be in touch with friends and other people through a smartphone.
Chat Apps provide an easy and simple platform for chatting with people and the added features like video calling and stickers makes it a must for a smartphone.
Chat apps has gained a popularity in a short period of time which has resulted in the introduction of numerous chat apps. This post describes about the top 10 Chat Apps for Android.
WhatsApp is a chat app that needs no introduction in terms of prompt service and features. WhatsApp is the most popular chat app in India, which allows users to send and receive text messages, voice messages, audio clips, videos, images, etc. Another newly introduced feature on WhatsApp is Voice Calling, that allows users to make calls free of cost to any other WhatsApp user.
WhatApp also offer the feature of the Group, where user can make group of people of a particular interest and share stuff related to that field. WhatsApp was launched in the year 2009 and in the year 2014, it was acquired by Facebook.
The popularity of WhatsApp is increasing with each passing day and presently WhatsApp has more than 700 Million Active Users worldwide. WhatsApp has more than 1 Billion Downloads and a rating of more than 4 Stars on Google Play Store.
2. Facebook Messenger
Facebook Messenger is a popular chat app in India, which was launched by Facebook in the year 2011. Facebook Messenger offers users to send and receive text messages, voice messages, images, etc. Recently, Facebook Messenger has added a new feature of Video Calling and within two days of its launch, it has crossed the mark of 1 Million Videos Calls.
Facebook Messenger stands among the popular chat apps with more than 500 Million Installations and rating of over 3.5 Stars on Google Play Store. Also it has more than 500 Million Active Users across the world.
Skype has a huge popularity among people and it has been downloaded for more than 500 Million times on Google Play Store. This chat app has a rating of more than 4 Stars because of its great features and also it has more than 300 Million Active Users worldwide.
Next on this list is LINE, a chat app owned by the LINE Corporation and made a debut in the year 2011. Within a few years, LINE became one of the most downloaded chat app with more than 300 Million Downloads on Google Play Store.
Talking about its features, LINE is a perfect package for chatting that includes messaging, voice calling, video calling, file sharing, etc. Apart from these brilliant features, LINE also offers more than 10,000 stickers to express emotions or feelings in the best possible manner. LINE because of these features has a rating of more than 4 Stars on Google Play Store.
WeChat offers various features to its users like Instant Messaging, Voice Messaging, Video Sharing, etc. Users can also make Group and share related stuff in the Group. WeChat has more than 300 Million Active Users worldwide and a rating of more than 4 Stars on Google Play Store.
WeChat was launched in the year 2011 by Tencent, a Chinese Company and is again one of the most downloaded chat app on Google Play Store with more than 300 Million Downloads.
Tango stands among the most downloaded chat apps with more than 200 Million Installations. Tango has a rating of more than 4 Stars on Google Play Store.
Snapchat is packed with features like shar9ing videos, messages and photos. It has more than 150 Million Active Users across the world and a rating of 4 Stars on Google Play Store. Also the Snapchat has more than 100 Million Downloads.
KakaoTalk is placed at 8th position in the list of top 10 best chat apps for android. KakaoTalk was launched in the year 2010 and comes with features like text messaging, voice calling, photo sharing, link sharing, etc.
KakaoTalk has more than 130 Million Users across the world and over 100 Million Downloads.
9. GO SMS Pro
It is a widely used chat app across the globe and more than 50 Million Downloads on Google Play Store.