Blackberry Messenger or BBM is the only one chat application that is only present on the Blackberry-OS smartphone. Until now, the Blackberry smartphone can survive in Asian countries market because of this BBM application. Because indeed, this BBM application can not be used on other smartphone that using operating system besides Blackberry OS. However, in the Blackberry Live 2013 event, Blackberry firmly will bring Blackberry Messenger or BBM services on Apple (iOS) and Android smartphone soon. This is a shocking news, because BBM is their only one weapon that can make Blackberry smartphone can survived.
In the event that took place in Orlando, United States, Thorstein Heins as Blackberry CEO saying it is true that Blackberry Messenger service will be available on the smartphone with other platforms such as iOS and Android this summer. Thus, for Apple and Android smartphone users will soon feel the chat sensation with Blackberry Messenger or BBM service.
Heins added, but not all iOS and Android version can enjoy this BBM app. For iOs is only available for iOS version 6 and above, while for Android is Ice Cream Sandwich (ICS) version and above. So for those of you who use Apple or Android smartphone which still using OS under it, you must upgrade it first.
The Blackberry decision to release their BBM app in order that can be enjoyed by iOS and Android because they have trust with their latest product, Blackberry Z10. They believe, Blackberry Z10 has more value than its competitors smartphone. However, it looks like that Apple and Samsung products have dominated the smartphone sales in the world. Especially if it supported by Blackberry Messenger or BBM application, it seems they will be stronger, and can the Blackberry smartphone survived? Wait until this summer.