WeChat is now available on the new Nokia X Software Platform. WeChat already comes preloaded on the recently launched Nokia X. Nokia X+, and Nokia XL will also come preloaded with WeChat when they get launched in India in early Q2, 2014 – bringing an enhanced social and fun experience to Nokia users.
Nokia has committed to connecting “the next billion” smartphone users to the Internet by releasing its first devices running Android™ apps, Microsoft services and signature Nokia experiences. For the first time, WeChat will offer endless fun and entertainment on all three devices within the new Nokia X family.
“We are thrilled to bring WeChat to the Nokia X smartphone family. We continually aim to bring people the best smartphone experience with our innovative hardware and software, and WeChat is a perfect addition to help people stay connected and share more joy with friends,” said Bryan Biniak, Global Vice President and General Manager, Developer Experience, Nokia.
“A fun, social, on-the-go smartphone experience is paramount for today’s audience, that’s why we are very excited about this partnership with Nokia. The partnership will offer an enhanced user experience with our exciting innovative features paired with the outstanding functionality of Nokia phones. We look forward to working closely with Nokia to bring even more user friendly and fun WeChat features to Nokia customers,” said Dennis Hau, Head of Product Center, International Business Group, Tencent.
The fun is non-stop with the newly launched Nokia X and WeChat social experience offering all of WeChat’s best features, including “People Nearby,” “Shake” and “Draft Bottle,” and free stickers ready for Nokia users to enjoy.
WeChat opens up a new lifestyle, revolutionizing the way people connect, communicate and share the joy with friends. The application is the fastest growing social media platform with a 379 percent increase in users during the period of Q2 to Q4 2013, topping the GlobalWebIndex’s Q4 2013 report in terms of growth.