If BlackBerry Messenger, iMessage and the like just don't cut it for you, or more likely you need a cross-platform solution, then it is true that you are not short on alternatives. WhatsApp has long been one of the forerunners in the space, and with Google Talk and others already in an increasingly cluttered marketplace, who needs another?
Samsung's entry into the mobile chat arena, ChatON is now available on all BlackBerry devices. To add to its Android compatibility, Samsung has also brought a tablet optimized version to the Google Play market which offers an improved experience for those using tablets powered by the Ice Cream Sandwich and Honeycomb flavors of Android.
Samsung's instant messaging app, ChatON, is now available for download via Apple's App Store, and it goes straight into competition with Apple's own iMessage.
Samsung’s answer to Apple’s iMessage and Blackberry’s popular BBM instant messaging service - ChatON - has arrived for Android.