As we all may already know, Blackberry’s BBM service has been the only service which allows users of Blackberry devices to chat with one other and Apple also recently announced their own proprietary messenger, iMessage.
Seems like that’s the trend for mobile phone makes as Nokia has just announced their own version of it, which is called “IM”.
IM for Nokia is an instant messenger program that allows you to send messages to anybody else who has the same app installed, as well as one or all of the following: Ovi Mail account, Google Talk, Windows Live Messenger, Yahoo! Messenger and MySpace IM. IM for Nokia is currently available from Ovi Store, but will come pre-installed on new devices over the coming months.
So if you are a Nokia user and want to have a feel of what BBM and iMessage is about, then download the app and get some other friends on-board to start messaging. IM for Nokia is available for Nokia X6, Nokia 5230, Nokia N8, Nokia E7 and some more. It also come preinstalled on Series 40 phones. Check out Ovi Store for more details. All the links to IM for Nokia in this article point towards the Nokia N8 version in Ovi Store, however there are slightly different versions for the other models – for these, search ‘IM for Nokia’ when at Ovi Store to be taken to the correct page.