BlackBerry Messenger 7 out of beta, brings BBM voice, New Emoticons and more

RIM released BlackBerry Messenger (BBM) 7 beta last month that brought new features including option to make free voice calls over WiFi, new emoticons, BlackBerry ID Integration and more. BBM voice lets you initiate a BBM Voice Call directly or switch over to one from a BBM text chat. It also has split screen feature to chat while talking .


New features in BlackBerry Messenger 7

  • BBM Voice  connects you to friends in an instant, directly from a BBM chat screen
  • Visual indicator shows when contacts are available for a voice call.
  • Split-screen feature allows customers to talk and text at the same time
  • 16 New Emoticons to share your mood
  • BlackBerry ID Integration lets you link BBM profile, Groups and Contacts to your BlackBerry ID
  • BBM upgrade notifications notifies when there are updates to download within the app

Download BlackBerry Messenger 7 from the BlackBerry App World (BlackBerry 6 OS and higher) for free. It would be released for BlackBerry 5 OS early next year.


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