RCS on iPhones: what does it imply
- Earlier than we get to that, let’s discuss how RCS in iPhones makes an enormous distinction for cross-platform messaging. RCS principally turns your easy SMS/MMS messaging expertise right into a “wealthy” one with good options corresponding to sharing full-res photographs and movies, learn receipts, and extra.
- It’s one thing like WhatsApp however in your common messaging app. Google Messages already helps this, and it’s been wanting Apple to do undertake it as properly for iMessage.
- Quickly iPhone and Android customers will be capable to message one another correctly with out having to resort to the previous SMS fashion. This, nonetheless, doesn’t finish the blue bubble-green bubble debate as that gained’t change even with RCS.
- iMessage will proceed to stay a separate service unique to iPhones, and never allow any cross-platform messaging there.
Carl Pei on iPhone RCS help and Nothing Chats
Nothing CEO Carl Pei posted on X (Twitter) about Apple’s resolution saying that it’s “Good for customers, competitors, and innovation.” Pei additionally responded to a query about Nothing Chats nonetheless being within the pipeline. Pei stated, “Yeah whereas that is nice, it doesn’t resolve the blue bubble vs. inexperienced bubble subject.”
That is one function that Nothing Chats has, and it positively does convey the iMessage expertise to Android. However the app can be restricted by way of availability with a launch scheduled just for the US, Canada, UK and EU on Friday. And it’s just for Nothing Cellphone (2). It isn’t clear if Nothing will broaden this to extra gadgets sooner or later.
However even in case you don’t have a Nothing cellphone, it is possible for you to to talk along with your iPhone buddies higher by subsequent yr.