After recently partnering with state-owned Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) to launch Swadeshi Samriddhi SIM cards, Patanjali has now announced its Kimbho text and video chat app. Patanjali launches WhatsApp rival Kimbho app is now available for free download on Google Play and will compete directly with WhatsApp.
Patanjali spokesperson SK Tijarawala tweeted, “Now India will speak. After launching SIM cards, Baba Ramdev’s Patanjali launches WhatsApp rival Kimbho, a new messaging application. Now Whats App will be given competition.” Explaining name the “Kimbho”, Tijarawala tweeted in Hindi, “Kimbho in Sanskrit means What’s going on and what’s the news.”
Patanjali launches WhatsApp rival Kimbho chat app is challenged to be AES encrypted and supports ghost chatting and auto-deletion of messages. As far as file support is concerned, the Kimbho platform supports videos, photos, doodle, stickers, GIF among others. It can be seen as a complete WhatsApp competitor with location support as well. The app also supports video chatting and interesting users can also draw doodles to share with their friends.
Patanjali launches WhatsApp rival Kimbho app had already trapped over 10 thousand users within just hours of its launch. As of now, it has received an average rating of 3.9-stars on Google Play. The app will remain a spare 23MB of storage. Like WhatsApp, it needs access to almost all device permissions like microphone, contacts, photos, videos, WiFi, device ID and others.