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New ChatOn Messenger With 1001 Member Group Chat

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Samsung Electronics on Wednesday (16 April) unveiled the new version 3.5 of ChatON, the global mobile and cross platform instant messenger service. Samsung ChatON is a multi-platform service - available across Android, iOS, Windows and Blackberry and can be used across a wide range of devices. Currently ChatON has 200 million subscribers globally.

Quite a few innovative features have made their way into the new version. With Glympse, the users can share their real-time location with their ChatON buddies for a specified period of time. Then there is English to Hindi and vice-versa translation option available. The ChatOn version 3.5 supports a total of 14 Indian local languages.

Another very useful feature that has been added keeping in mind user needs is the sent message recall feature, which allows users to recall messages they may have sent accidentally. Large file sharing is alos supported with a limit of 1 GB. You can keep on adding people to your group chat and can make it virtully limitless with a massive 1001 people chatting at once.

Talking about ChatON's updated version, Mr Tarun Malik, Director of Media Solutions Center-South West Asia, Samsung Electronics,said, "With ChatON Version 3.5, we have simplified mobile instant messagingwhile addinginnovative features. Theapphas been updated keepingin mind the needs of the young andsocially connected users. One of the most exciting new features is message translation, which makes it possible for people speaking different languages to chat with ease. Also the ability to use this platform to consume content from various genres like news, entertainment, games, health and others through multiple devices and platforms allows greater flexibility tousers."

Exclusive Content And Deals For Customers
A big differentiator for ChatON is the Live Partnersfeature, which comprises key partners including CriqHQ, Ebay, Mint, Aajtak, Think Digit, amongst others to engage the consumer and provide exclusive content, discounts and deals. ChatON LIVE Partner is a highly popular one-stop-shop where users can subscribe to diverse content from multiple service providers. The assorted partner alliances include genres such as News, Sports, Food, Education, Astrology and Entertainment.

Commenting about their partnership with ChatON, Mr. Latif Nathani, Managing Director, eBay India,said,"Nearly 24 per cent of eBay India traffic is via a mobile device. We are always looking at innovative ways to reach our core target groups and messaging apps like Samsung ChatON bring us another avenue to reach new consumers, especially in tier II/III towns. We have great offers on eBay India exclusively for the ChatON channel."