Samsung Electronics, on Wednesday, announced the availability of features such as video calling and ability to share a file of up to 1GB in size, on its instant messaging application ‘ChatON’. The application will be available for free across all major mobile platforms, including Google’s Android operating system, Apple’s iOS, Microsoft’s Windows Phone OS and Blackberry OS. The new version introduces a local language translation feature for incoming messages, which supports 14 Indian languages. “With ChatON Version 3.5, we have simplified mobile instant messaging while adding innovative features. One of the most exciting new features is message translation, which makes it possible for people speaking different languages to chat with ease,” Tarun Malik, Director of Media Solutions Centre-South West Asia, Samsung Electronics, said. According to Samsung, the ChatON application has 200 million subscribers globally.
Updated: April 16, 2014 23:25 IST
Samsung ChatON to offer voice, video calls