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New Mxit unleashed – now on iOS 7 and Asha

Mxit has announced the release of Mxit 7 for feature phones, to be followed later for iPhone and iPad.

Mxit 7 will run on more than 8,000 devices, including tablets and embraces the capabilities of each platform to offer an immersive chat experience that feels native to each one.

Feature phone users on Nokia Asha devices will now get messages even when they are offline, and everyone will enjoy a more engaging chat experience. The new chat tab feature allows for users to switch easily and quickly between multiple ongoing conversations with friends and groups.

Mxit 7 for iOS has been rebuilt from the ground up for iOS 7, and features such as Doodlechat and Backdrop make for a fun and immersive chat experience. Mxit 7 for iPhone and iPad will be available in the App Store on 15 November.

“Our users love to chat, so we improved the chat experience across all versions of Mxit. We’re also building on the things that made Mxit great in the first place the fact that we can reliably deliver half a billion messages every day and extending that with new features like group chat,”” says Vincent Maher, Chief Product Officer of Mxit.

Key features for J2ME (feature phone) users:

Key features for iPhone and iPad users:

“”Mxit 7 is the result of our renewed focus on offering an affordable and rich chat experience that bridges the gap between feature and smartphone users. This is a significant rollout for us, but it is only the beginning there is plenty of innovation to come,‚”” says Mxit CEO, Francois Swart.

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