Growth in the smart phone market reflects the increasing importance of mobile IM, as growing numbers of users appear eager to engage with connected services. We are confident that Fonwar IM Pro is ready to serve more than 54 million smart phone users.
San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) October 6, 2010
Fonwar, a global leading mobile community, today has launched a new Fonwar IM Pro v1.2, an enhancement and new additional features to Fonwar’s popular instant messaging app for smart phones. Concurrently Fonwar has released a new app, Fonwar IM Lite which targets all the Feature phones in global market.
According to Facebook official statistics (August 2010), there are more than 150 million active users currently accessing Facebook chat through their mobile devices. Therefore, one of the new important features of Fonwar IM Pro is to connect Fonwar users with their friends on Facebook. Fonwar bridges are divided by interconnecting Facebook, Yahoo, MSN and Gtalk via its powerful IM platform.
According to Gartner, Inc, the worldwide mobile phone sales to end users are amounted to 314.7 million units in the first quarter of 2010, which is a 17 per cent increase from the same period in 2009, Smartphone sales to end users reached 54.3 million units, an increase of 48.7 per cent from the first quarter of 2009.
“Growth in the worldwide smart phone market reflects the increasing importance of mobile instant messenger apps portfolios, as growing numbers of consumers appears eager to engage in mobile applications and connected services. We expect to see a huge growing proportion for smart phones as it is the wider segment for mobile phone market, they are becoming increasingly affordable to customers. Based on the optimistic statistics, we are confident that Fonwar IM Pro is ready to serve more than 54 million smart phone users,” stated Mr Ken Leong, Fonwar's Chief Executive Officer.
"We have also developed a lite version of Fonwar IM to target different segment of mobile phone market. It comes with basic features and a user-friendly interface such as chat room, game room, invite friends and so forth. This will prove our commitment to mobile users worldwide that they would have access to our IM with various handsets and they can enjoy the best user experience of mobile instant messaging app in the world,” added Ken.
Following the global launch today, Fonwar expects to launch the IM in iPhone, Android, Symbian and BlackBerry platform in coming few months.
Fonwar is a mobile social entertainment service provider, which came with instant messenger service that allows you to chat with your MSN, Yahoo, AIM, ICQ and Facebook contacts on one interface. Fonwar also have a mobile Internet & wap browser, as well as iphone, Blackberry and Android client. Users can get access to games, chat, instant message, blog, virtual gifts and other services easily using smart phones or low-cost phones. Fonwar IM Pro came with local version for countries like France, German, China, Japan, India, Bangladesh, Indonesia, Vietnam and the Philippines. Fonwar mobile social network is a product of Ozura World, the leading digital entertainment media company with offices in California, Singapore and Hong Kong. For more information, please visit http://www.fonwar.com
About Ozura World
Ozura World is a leading digital entertainment media company, which develop and distribute products such as mobile social games, digital contents, electronic payments, as well as digital entertainment platforms to carriers, aggregators, mobile phone manufacturers and service providers. The company creates social and standalone games for mobile phones based on J2ME, BREW, Symbian, iPhone, Blackberry and Android platforms. Ozura’s games are available all over the world through its distribution network of thousands of partners spanning across 130 countries. For more information, please visit http://www.ozuraworld.com.