Having recently launched in Africa, cross platform mobile messaging app, WeChat is now available on the Nokia Asha Touch range of smartphones.
Brett Loubser, managing director of WeChat Africa says, “Ultimately we want as many people as possible across Africa to experience WeChat, and we understand the success Nokia has had with the Asha range on the continent.”
Nokia’s head of developer engagement, innovation and corporate relations East Africa, Moses Sitati has said that the company is committed to continually enhancing the user experience on Nokia Asha phones, especially through social networking and messaging apps.
The lowcost Asha Touch range of smartphones, aimed at emerging markets and launched in 2012, expanded the successful Nokia Asha family that was first introduced to South Africa in October 2011.
WeChat, that supports voice, video, photo and text interaction, is compatible with with iOS, Android, Windows Phone, Symbian and BlackBerry smartphones.