You have heard it correctly iMessage has literally killed the SMS service. For those of who have been using the iPhone and are well aware of its generalized features will know that Apple was exclusive built-in SMS service using the Messages Application. Now with the release of IOS 5 everything has changed as we know it. Text Messaging and Multimedia Messaging has completely changes spheres when it comes to the new IOS 5 because there is much more functionality involved. Apple has therefore made it an easier process so that now sending a text is quicker than saying 1, 2 and 3.
Individuals that have been using the Messaging Application on either the iPhone or iChat will have a certain overview of how this works. It is basically a IM application which also supports text messages, contacts, videos, photos and locations to the receiving party. Thus the “old” application had satisfied its clients. This was until the iMessage was released and revealed.
The iMessage has had so much of an effect that users are no not thinking of looking back. Here are a few reasons why:
It’s Simplistic in Design
The iMessage is extremely simplistic in design. This is because there isn’t much to it. The iMessage includes tutorials and step-by-step guides and is suitable for the beginner and those individuals that have been using the IOS 5 on different Apple products.
You can Pick up Where You Left Off
Another great thing about the iMessage is that it allows you be in contact with your loved ones whenever, wherever and not just literally. You can actually be out and about and message your friends. If and when you feel like stopping, go ahead and “pause” the conversation. When you are back at home you can pick up the conversation where you left it or simply use another device. That is to say you can carry on the same conversation on your IPad—isn’t that great.
iMessages are Free
This is not a gimmick. Messages sent via iMessages are actually free provided that the receiver is also going to be using the same IOS 5. Therefore even though you may be paying for the messages sent through SMS, you won’t have to bother with doing that in the iMessage. That is the biggest reason why customers have favored this applications above all other ones.
The applications have not only been improved but refreshed to such an extent that it has left all other phones and their applications behind. Apple is leaving no room for competition because they have set such a high standard that only they can think of breaking their set records. The IOS 5 has made a vast improvement and the iMessage is one of the contributing factors towards the sales soaring and touching the skies. iPhone can sit back and relax for their customers are certainly delighted. They have maintained their expectations and made a new niche for themselves. The iMessage is set to conquer.