Patanjali launches Kimbho to compete with WhatsApp. After having a partnership agreement with Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) for launching Swadeshi Samriddhi SIM card, the brand has made an announcement to launch an text and video chatting application named Kimbho. The Kimbho app is now available for free in the Google Play Store. And as per the reports, it is going to compete with the well-known voice and video chatting application WhatsApp.
The Kimbho chat app is AES encrypted and supports ghost chatting and automatic deletion of text messages. And as per the format support is concerned, the application is going to support all kinds of videos, photos, stickers, GIFs and doodle among others. As per the quality and the file format of the application, it is clearly visible that the application is a strong competitor of WhatsApp. They have included navigational key as well where one tracks their location. Kimbho application also supports video chatting and the users can even draw doodles to share with their respective friends.
SK Tijarawala, the spokesperson of Patanjali tweeted, “Now India will talk. After launching SIM cards, Baba Ramdev has launched a new messaging application called Kimbho. Now WhatsApp will be given competition.” By explaining the meaning of the term Kimbho Tijarawala tweeted in Hindi, “Kimbho in Sanskrit means What’s going on and what’s the news.”
As per the sources, the Kimbho app had already grabbed around ten thousand users in just a few hours of its launch. The average rating of the application as of now is 3.9 stars on Google Play. The app will cover around 23MB of storage just like WhatsApp. While installing the application, it will need to access almost everything from contacts, microphone, photos, WiFi, videos, device ID and various others.
Quickies is another feature where the app will provide the preset message and the app user will even not have to type in messages. The application uses conch as the icon with a green background. But the app user must have the SIM card of Patanjali.
Currently, speaking about the Swadeshi Samriddhi SIM cards, right now all the Patanjali employees and office staffs will be able to enjoy the benefits of the service. After its full-fledged launch, people will get discount of ten percent on every Patanjali product with this card. One of the attractive plans of the Patanjali includes a recharge of Rs 144 that would offer unlimited calls all across the country 2GB data per data and 100 SMS. Along with this, all the customers will also get accidental, health and life insurance benefits.