After Hike purchased Zip Phone, a US-based company which now allows its users to make calls via Wi-Fi, it was clear that the Indian social and instant messaging services now is expecting to present the voice-calling feature to its users. In simply a week since the purchase, pictures of the said feature have now floating on the web. The people at FirstPost have gotten the screenshots of the voice calling facility.
The report includes that this voice calling facility will be working smoothly on 2G networks in India and will consume less data to guarantee to work fine on slow internet speeds. The feature is relied upon to rollout soon. Zip Phone, acquired by Hike, lets users make voice calls via Wi-Fi. The application, which is accessible on both Android and iOS, automatically changes to VoIP call in case that it identifies a Wi-Fi connectivity and if both users have the application installed on their smartphones. On iOS, on the other hand, users are needed to open the application physically to place a call from it.
WhatsApp proclaimed a year ago that it will be including the voice-calling functional facility to its application. The feature was relied upon to roll-out few months prior however got postponed. Hike is by all accounts profiting by WhatsApp’s lagging off. The voice-calling feature clutch the possibility to draw considerable attention of customers, and if the company figures out how to present it before WhatsApp, it could help it significantly add a huge number of new users to its current 35-million user base.
In the last few months, we have seen various charged pictures of WhatsApp’s voice calling functionality in progress. Simply as of late, it was discovered that the feature will have numerous propelled functionalities including call recording and its addition with Skype application.