KakaoTalk

KakaoTalk

Average User Rating:
3.5
out of 4 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    2.7.8
  • Total Downloads:
    26,176
  • Date Added:
    Sep. 15, 2011
  • Price:
    Free; iTunes account required.

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5 stars

"Great app, I recommend everyone to check it out."

January 26, 2014  |  By tf245yay

 |  Version: KakaoTalk 2.8.1

Pros

KaKaoTalk offers a great VoIP service and it's 100% free regardless of who and where you call. Technically this could save you a lot from your phone bill. The only requirement is that both parties have registered to KaKaoTalk and have a KaKao ID (all free). You can even change your voice to be funny and surprise your friends.

KakaoTalk is also a great IM application allowing you to send voice messages, funny stickers, chats, pictures and more between friends.

Many K-Pop idol groups also have active accounts that you can connect with.

Cons

You are required to have a mobile number that you can verify. (You will be texted a verification code upon registering). Free texting apps (e.g. Google Voice, Pinger, etc.) may not be used to verify (this is done to prevent spam).

This service also lacks a video calling feature that is available on some competitor services.

Summary

KaKaoTalk is a great app that I would recommend anyone to try out!

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4 stars

"It<br />It's such a good app."

August 26, 2013  |  By Arial11230

 |  Version: KakaoTalk 2.8.1

Pros

Very helpful chat system. I like it.

Cons

No cons in my opinion!

Summary

It's worthy of trying. You will like it.

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2 stars

"Good try but not up to competitors offerings"

July 02, 2013  |  By woody3s

 |  Version: KakaoTalk 2.8.1

Pros

The interface is nice, operation is smooth and slick, additional free emoticons (time limited)

Cons

Big Fail -- ties you to one phone number on one device. Any change in phone number or device, you have to register again, wiping out your previous chat data. Not good!!! Happened to me when I changed carriers and upgrade my phone. This is a basic no-brainer for a good social messaging app -- the ability to cross multiple devices (phones, ipads etc) with the same ID.

Also I don't see why they have to split the chat messaging app (KakaoTalk) and the microblog (KakaoStory) -- you have to access each separately... where as competitors like WeChat has it all in one.

Summary

If they fix the phone/device registering issue (allow multiple numbers and devices), then I would give it 5 stars. Only reason I'm using it is to keep in touch with some friends. IMHO, WeChat and WhatsApp are much better.

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3 stars

"Almost there, but missing a key feature."

October 02, 2012  |  By Kratz007

 |  Version: KakaoTalk 2.8.1

Pros

Does just about everything a Chat system should do, including file transfers and group chats.

Cons

Strictly tied to your phone number and will delete your account info off of any other devices. With other systems like Google Talk I can have it open on my Phone, Tablet, and PC and answer from whatever device is handy. Cannot do that with Kakao making it very limited use for me (no phone at work so need it on PC, and at home I'm more often with my Tablet.).

Summary

Good Chat system but needs to allow access from multiple devices (Phone, Tablet, PC, etc) and should be more readily available across more devices.

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 2.7.8
v2.7.8 Update - Added function of connecting to email account(You can get your friends list easily from the one you had used before you changed device or number.)- Improvements in other minor features* When you open up the application after downloading the update, a data optimization process will start. Please do not close the application before such process is completed. It could take a few minutes.===================================v2.7.6 Update- Spanish language available- Alphabetic index added when you choose/invite friends- KakaoTalk alerts added- Introducing voice verificationv2.7 Update-Viewing Mini-profiles of Recommended Friends-Editing Names of Friends-Customize the Chatting Room Name and View Friends Invitedv2.6 Update-Added KakaoTalk emoticons.-Added a feature to set custom alert sounds.
General
Publisher Kakao
Publisher web site http://www.kakao.com/en
Release Date March 18, 2010
Date Added September 15, 2011
Version 2.7.8
Category
Category Internet Software
Subcategory Social Networking Software
Operating Systems
Operating Systems iOS
Additional Requirements Compatible with iPhone, iPod Touch, and iPad. Requires iOS 3.1 or later. iTunes account required
Download Information
File Size 8MB
File Name Not available
Popularity
Total Downloads 26,176
Downloads Last Week 146
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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