Viber for Blackberry is something you should see in your hands very soon. When we recently posted about Viber app for Android, the Viber dev team commented that the application is in the hands of Research in Motion (RIM), the official Blackberry people. Once they approve the Viber for Blackberry app the app will be officially launched. Viber for Blackberry will be available for all supported Blackberry OSs and devices including Blackberry Torch, Blackberry Curve, and Blackberry Bold.
Viber for Blackberry: First look
Viber team has instigated curiosity by leaking a few pictures of Viber on Blackberry. The one attached above is one of those pictures. Here is another one with a better look for you.
Hopefully, we will see the app soon on our Blackberry devices. Please do not forget to subscribe to our email list so that we can email you as soon as we have the Viber for Blackberry application ready.
Features of Viber for Blackberry
Similar to Viber for Android and Viber for iPhone, you will be able to make free calls to anyone using Viber on his/her iPhone/Android/Blackberry devices. You will also be able to send free text messages to other Viber users.
We are not sure about the cost but the speculations are that the cost will be Nil. You will be able to download Viber without much ado and without paying anything.
Viber will be compatible with a gamut of Blackberry devices including Viber for Blackberry torch, Blackberry Bold, Blackberry Curve, Blackberry 9700 and others.
Update: Viber for Blackberry launched
Viber team has launched Viber app for Blackberry and Windows Phones. You can now download Viber for Blackberry straight from your Blackberry appworld. However, there is a problem with Viber app for Blackberry phones. You will not be able to make phone calls to other Viber users. We are not only talking about those Viber users who use Viber on their Blackberries, but you cannot even call those who use Viber on their Android or iPhones.
We have done another post on Viber for Blackberry that we have attached below where you will find a lot of information about using Viber on your Blackberry phones. It can give you free text messaging as well as free picture messages to all your friends. Please let us know if you have used this app and how do you feel about it. It is kind of discouraging that after such a long wait Viber team only launched the app with significantly reduced features. Come on guys at Viber team, it’s been long enough and you should now launch Viber for Blackberry.
Viber for Blackberry and Windows Phone Released by Viber Team
Viber for Blackberry has been released along with Viber for Windows phone. We recently posted about Viber for Blackberry and said that it will be released soon. Viber team also commented on the same post and told us that we were only a few weeks away from the real App. Well, now you can download Viber for Blackberry. Although, you still can not make phone calls, it lets you send free text messages as well as free video messages to your friends on Viber. Viber team has released it succumbing to the pressure that our readers have created . Keep commenting and provide them feedback so that the Viber team can make necessary changes.
Download Viber phone app for Blackberry Devices
You can download Viber for Blackberry as well as Viber for Windows phone from Blackberry app world and Microsoft marketplace respectively.
If you are using a Nokia phone with Windows OS this is perfect as you can use Viber for Nokia phone too.
Features of Viber for Blackberry
- Free text messages
- Free photo messages
- No Phone Calls (Coming soon)
- Works with WiFi, 3G, GPRS, EDGE networks
- Universal contact list synchronization and notification
Update: Viber team has said this a number of times that they have been working on Viber for Blackberry to have calling option. However, you can still use Viber for Blackberry to send text messages and hopegully in a few months Viber team will let you download Viber for Blackberry with the option to call other Viber users. Remember that with the inclusion of more and more supported platforms, such as Viber for iPhone, Viber for Android, and Viber for Blackberry, Viber team is creating a strong buzz around smartphone users as they can now communicate with their friends breaking the barriers of uniformity of device. For instance, using facetime you can only talk with other Apple users but Viber for Blackberry, and others alike, let you communicate with Viber users regardless of what phone they are using.
Don’t have a smartphone?
If you don’t have a smartphone but still want to use Viber then you can use Viber for PC as in that case you can download Viber and use it for free from your PC. Viber for PC has made it possible for users to get Viber even when they don’t have a smartphone.