NHN Japan: Release of Official Camera App "LINE camera" for Android (iPhone
ver coming soon) - The 2nd Additional Service for Free Calling/Messaging App
TOKYO, April 13, 2012
TOKYO, April 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --
NHN Japan Corporation (hereinafter referred to as "NHN Japan") announced on
April 13 the release of the official camera app "LINE camera" (free and
available on Android, with an iPhone version coming soon) for its free calling
and free messaging app "LINE" ( http://line.naver.jp/ ). The app allows users
to edit and decorate photos easily using LINE's popular characters, and send
them directly to friends via LINE and other SNS.
-Official LINE camera website: http://camera.line.naver.jp/
(Photo: http://naverland.naver.jp/wp-content/uploads/2012/04/LINEcamera.jpg )
LINE is a smartphone app which allows users to enjoy free calls and messages
to one another, both nationally and internationally, regardless of which
mobile network provider they are using. Currently, it is used by over 28
million users in 231 countries worldwide, including 11 million users in Japan
as of April 9.
Following the release of the official greeting card app for LINE, "LINE Card"
on March 28, NHN Japan is proud to announce the second additional service for
LINE, "LINE camera". This camera app allows users to easily edit and decorate
saved photos taken using smartphone cameras, and to directly send the finished
photos to friends and groups connected via LINE.
With characters from LINE's "Sticker function" (a communication feature using
ultra-expressive character icons) making an appearance, users can edit,
decorate and give an original touch to their photos using a vast array of
editing tools including over 600 stamps, over 100 different frames, 14 types
of filters and 156 types of brushes, as well as photo-text functions and more.
In addition to LINE, users are also able to share the decorated photos using
Twitter, Facebook, mixi, Weibo, Me2day, and Cyworld.
The iPhone version is also scheduled to be released within the next few days.
LINE will continually aim to promote active communication between users, and
to achieve this, will implement additional services as well as making
continuous improvements to its existing functions.
-LINE camera outline: App Name: LINE camera System Requirements: Android 2.1
or higher Languages: English, Japanese, Chinese (traditional/simplified), and
Korean Pricing: Free Webpage: http://camera.line.naver.jp/
About NHN Japan Corporation
NHN Japan is the local affiliate of Korea's premier Internet company, NHN
Corporation. NHN Japan is headquartered in Shinagawa, Tokyo, with Akira
Morikawa as CEO.
Contact: Fumiko Hayashi, PR Room, Web Services Business Division, NHN Japan
Corporation, +81-70-5077-6073 (Japanese only), Email: Webservice-PR@nhn.com
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