Moments ago, BlackBerry launched the Q5 in India for Rs 24,990. Along with the device, Sunil Lalvani also announced that users of BlackBerry smartphones upwards of BB OS 5 and upwards in India will now be able to access BBM Voice for free. Also Read - Oppo patents phone with support for Li-Fi technology
As the name suggests, BBM Voice is the voice-enabled chat messenger, which essentially allows a user to talk or send voice messages to any of his or her BBM contacts over Wi-Fi. This announcement should come as a boon to all BlackBerry users who are still stuck with older generation phones and have been wanting to try out this feature. BBM Voice currently will only work over a Wi-Fi network and doesn t support mobile data connections.
If you have a BlackBerry device with OS 5.0 and above, you can upgrade your BBM to version 220.127.116.11 from the App World to use the Voice feature.