App mesaging

Internet > Communications
2017-01-23 15:55:10
Compare Telegram vs WhatsApp vs Viber vs Skype vs LINE vs Google Hangouts
TelegramWhatsAppViberSkypeLINEGoogle HangoutsTangoHikeKik MessengerFacebook messenger
Worldwide User100 million800 million600 million560 million400 million500 milion23 mil15 Mil.100 Millions
Main FunctionSecret chat. Option to use a PIN to open the app. Add contacts by username, without giving your phone send a message to your contacts in without any charges alternative way from contact people by using phone messagingto send text, stickers and emoticons, photos, voice and video messages for free to other Viber users.Option to use a PIN to open the app.
IM Style ChatYesYesYesYesYesYesNo
Group ChatYes max 5000 usersYes max 100 usersYes max 15 usersYes 300 peopleYes 50Yes 150 peopleNo
Make video callsNoNoYesYes up to 25 peopleYesYes up to 10 peopleYes
Group callsNoNoNoYes up to 25 peopleYes max 8 usersYes 10 users
SMS DeliveryYesYesYesYes Paid feature ($ varies per country)YesYes on AndroidNo
Make phone callsNoYes 0.99 USD/yearYes Based on subscription plansYes Based on subscription plansYes FreeYes
Free phone callsNoYesYesYes 25 user limitYesYes between US, Canada, Puerto RicoYes
Caller IDNoNoYesYes Paid featureYesNo
Payment methodsYes freeYes 0.99 USD/yearNo Calling others through phone providerYes Visa, Mastercard, Paypal, Ukash, Skrill, Maestro, Paybycash,sofortbanking, one-off bank transfer, Diners, paysafe card, JCBYes free
Phone Contact IntegrationYesYesYesYesYesYes
Google Contacts integrationYes
FB Contact IntegrationNoNoNoYesNo
Custom Chat AreaYes Background/ Font/ SoundYes Background/ Font/ SoundYes Background/ Font/ SoundNoYes Background/ Font/ SoundYes Background
File transferYesNo- only some file formatsYesNo
Photo based contactYesYesNoYesYesYes
Sharing Features
Share photoYesYesYesYesYesYes
Share videoYesYesYesYesYes
Share voice messageYesYesNoNoYes
Without phone numberNoNoYesYesYesYesYes
Email + PasswordNoNoNoYesNoYes
Share account on multiple devicesYesNoYesYesYes
Mac OSYesYesYes Mac/OSXYesYesYes with web browserNo
WindowsYesYesYes Desktop, Win 10, Win Phone 8YesYesYes with web browser
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