Rumor: Google working on WhatsApp competitor that does not require login




Google operates according to an Indian newspaper to a competitor for chat application WhatsApp, which in contrast to the current Google Hangouts no login required. It is unknown whether it is a variant of Hangouts or a completely different application.

The application Google would focus on countries like India, where hundreds of millions of users will come online next few years says the Indian newspaper Economic Times. Google Hangouts has been a chat application, but it requires users to log in with a Google account. In the new app that would not be necessary.

It is unknown how Google wants to implement. Chatting without Google Account Various chat apps already working with a system without login. WhatsApp sends a code to a mobile phone, allowing users to log on. Concurrent Telegram does about the same, but allows users to chat. Using the same account on different devices Facebook Messenger also does not require a Facebook login, but does require some information and a password.

The app should be released in 2015, reports the newspaper ;. The application should now be at an early stage of development. That means that it is also possible that the app does not come true, or that Google merges functionality with other applications. Google certainly more often later in the development of certain products and how it will deliver.

There are currently no images of the chat application. In India, WhatsApp, soon owned by Facebook, the most used chat application. In many other Asian countries is different. Competitors like KakaoTalk and Line there are also popular.

Google seems in recent times have been for India more attention. It is also the first country where One Android smartphones are hatched, the inexpensive smartphones which Google develops the software. This is also made the search giant a customized version of YouTube, with possibility movies offline store.


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