Facebook today announced its Messenger Lite 1.0 application. Working with the Android platform, the app hopes to provide developing countries categorized as emerging markets with a basic messaging solution. Compared to the normal Messenger, Messenger Lite is a more stripped down version. It houses all the basic features while excluding the unnecessary. This is done as the target audience is assumed to have below average internet speeds. Read below to find the download link for Messenger Lite 1.0.
Messenger Lite is a stand alone app and can be installed independently without installing the normal Messenger app or even Facebook app. As for the Facebook app itself, there is a Lite version also available for that. Regardless, the brand is interested in providing the best messaging experience to new adopters of technology and smartphones.
Messenger Lite 1.0 – Features
Below listed are all of the highlight features of the new Messenger Lite 1.0 app by Facebook.
- Installs fast
- The app is smaller, so it downloads quickly and uses less storage space.
- Loads quickly
- You can send text, photos and links to anyone who uses Messenger, Messenger Lite or Facebook Lite.
- Uses less data
- Be more efficient with your mobile data and save space for other apps. Using less data will save you more money.
- Works on all networks
- It’s designed for 2G networks and areas with slow or unstable internet connections. If you don’t have a connection, your messages will be delivered when you have signal.
- Works on most Android phones
- you can use it on almost any type of Android phone, new or old, including Gingerbread.
Download Messenger Lite 1.0 APK
You can download Messenger Lite for Android through the Play Store or directly download the APK and install it manually afterwards.
For a quick introduction about Messenger Lite, watch the video below.