Orange's Communication App Libon Launches on Android
PARIS, April 18, 2013
PARIS, April 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --
Name: Libon (now available on Google Play as well the App Store)
Quick Pitch: Libon - the most innovative and useful all-in-one
communications app that will change the way you communicate with the people
that matter -Now available on Android, upgrade to existing iOS app
Key features: 3 in 1 -> Free calls, Text messages, and smart
personalized visual voicemail - on any network
Orange today announced the launch of Libon , its all-in-one communications
app, on Android. Available to download for free from Google Play, Libon will
now offer Android users free calls, smart messaging and personalized visual
voicemail on Android as well as iOS. Libon will be available globally with the
exception of the US which will launch later next month. Orange also announced
version 2.2 of its iOS Libon app.
Following its successful launch on iOS in November 2012 Libon is now available
on Android. The Android launch means users will now be able to connect cross
platform between iOS and Android, as well as with friends and family on any
network in 100 countries.
"The launch of Libon on Android was an absolute must. It's overtaken iOS
numbers in the smartphone OS wars and we're very excited to finally offer
something to the thousands of users who have been asking about this," said
Giles Corbett, Head of Libon.
At launch, Android users of Libon will be able to enjoy:
Libon users will enjoy completely free HD quality voice calls between Libon
users, wherever they are, in the same country or on the other side of the
world. Contacts just need to download Libon for free from the App Store or
Google Play to begin enjoying free crystal clear calls between each other on
3G or Wi-Fi.
Libon's instant messaging is as easy to use as SMS.
Conversations, not just calls
For every contact, Libon will pull all conversations into one place. View SMS,
instant messages, calls and voicemails to give users a context when they are
Best personalized voicemail: make your callers feel special
You don't speak the same way to your partner, your family, your colleagues or
your customers so Libon lets you sort your contacts into groups, each group
hearing a different greeting message. Available for Libon calls.
If a user is looking for a great Visual Voicemail on Android, Libon is the
right solution. See all messages received at a glance and listen to them in
And for when it's not convenient, there's no need to listen to voice messages,
Libon converts voice messages from Libon calls into text*.
* Available in English, French and Spanish
Never lose anything
Contacts, conversations, messages - sync and save everything in the cloud,
safe and secure.
Libon for Android works on Android version: 2.2 or higher and needs a minimum
HVGA screen size.
Major update for the iPhone Libon app
In addition to the launch of Libon for Android, Orange also announces a new
version of Libon for iOS - version 2.2.
From now, users can send pictures and audio messages to their Libon friends in
just a few seconds.
Seen something interesting? Open Libon, take a picture from the Instant
Messaging screen and it's already on your friend's screen
Found a nice picture of your last holiday? Libon users can easily send it to
their Libon friends from the Photo Gallery
"Push-to-talk". Just push the button, talk, release the button and that's it -
you've just sent an audio message to your friends. It couldn't be any easier.
Libon for both iOS and Android is available in English, French, Spanish,
Romanian, Slovakian and Polish.
To see a short video of Libon in action please go here
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