BlackBerry have Blackberry Messenger (BBM) and Apple have iMessage, Samsung did not want to lose by releasing a similar application is ChatOn. Messaging service which is expected to be an alternative SMS or MMS it actually been released in August last.
However,Samsung announced the availability of applications. It was only available for the Android mobile platform, Bada, and Samsung feature phone. However, the future promises ChatOn Samsung will be available also on other platforms, IOS and the BlackBerry. ChatOn is available in 120 countries and 62 different languages.
This is what distinguishes and become ChatOn excellence, cross-platform. Unlike its competitors the exclusive application on one platform or operating system only.
In addition, as quoted by TechCrunch, Samsung plans to create a web-based version ChatOn that allows users to chat on their PC.
For in its mobile version, users can do on a personal and group chat. In addition, users can share photos, videos, contacts, location and calendar. Unfortunately, for the feature phone, not all the features above can be used.
Currently, ChatOn already available for download in the Android Market and can be used in Android version 2.2 and 2.3 for the Samsung handset (bada, feature phone) can download from Samsung's App Store.