SAN FRANCISCO, June 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Zlango, the pioneering leader in image-rich mobile messaging, today announced Android market penetration of its mobile-messaging app hitting over 1 billion text- messages exchanged by Zlango users since its October 2011 U.S. launch. Users add personalization and visual expression to every-day texting with Zlango's high-impact images. Zlango's demonstrated success on the Android platform has paved the way for the evolution of text messaging, as traditional text-messaging is being replaced by more expressive options.
Zlango is leading the fast-growing movement of revolutionizing the way individuals communicate via text-messaging. Milestones since Zlango's launch Q4, 2011 include:
- 1.25 billion messages delivered using Zlango for the Android.
- In May, 221 million messages delivered monthly, more than 7 million messages daily-with month-to-month growth.
- 110 messages sent on average each month by active Zlango users.
Zlango's quick growth is fueled by consumers' need to communicate how they want, whenever they want. Its popular Virtual Goods Store for mobile messaging contains text-messaging icon packs designed to reflect spoken language, jargon and popular culture. Users can communicate with image-rich icons for any occasion, with image packs and premium offerings including Freestyle, Fantasy, GTL, Hitched, Anime, Western, Ocean, India and branded "Terminator 2" and "The Walking Dead" icon packs. Zlango users can integrate personal style, expression and culture into their everyday communication.
"Zlango's image-rich text-messaging is directly connected with the continued growth of the mobile market, with over 100 million U.S. smart phone users looking for ways to communicate in new and innovative ways," said Roni Haim, CEO, Zlango. "Bringing our unique image-rich expression to the massive mobile market lets Zlango users communicate with personalized expression —and puts us at the forefront of mobile-messaging developments. With such great success on the Android platform, we are looking forward to expanding to other platforms and continuing to drive the text-messaging development."
With support for more than 25 languages and deployment in over 20 countries, Zlango is increasingly becoming the preferred enhanced messaging service throughout Europe, Asia and the U.S.
The app is coming soon for Apple iOS – stay Tuned in July for the official iPhone launch.
See demo of Zlango here.
Zlango can be downloaded for free from Google Play here.
See Zlango with the Virtual Goods store in action in this video demo here.
To learn more about Zlango unique text messaging solutions, visit www.zlango.com.
Zlango is leading the evolution of texting with image-rich, emotionally engaging messaging that reflects spoken language, slang and culture. Zlango enhances words with sequential animated icons, creating a better texting experience, with advanced messaging features that combine fun, color and personal expression. Localized for each market's language, slang and culture, Zlango's platform and niche themed packs and Skinz™, including The Walking Dead and Terminator 2 among other branded and exclusive packs of images for mobile messaging, are updated regularly with fresh new content. Zlango offer hundreds of unique icons and SkinZ™ for free, in addition to an exclusive range of premium content from the Virtual Store inside the Zlango messaging application. Zlango also enables image-rich updates direct to Facebook and Twitter via the ZlangOut feature inside the application. Available direct to consumers in the US, and via major mobile operators and content providers around the world, Zlango supports hundreds of Android, Nokia Symbian, BlackBerry, and J2ME devices. Zlango is localized in 25+ languages across 20 countries and currently has over 5 million active users who deliver over 200 million mobile messages monthly in the US alone. For more information, visit www.zlango.com.