Today, all we know that everyone using WhatsApp messenger, Hike, Facebook, Twitter to connect with the people all over the world.Among them, WhatsApp messenger is more popular as it has billions of active users per month.
Whatsapp has become a brand in the global instant messenger market. Many people know about WhatsApp but they don’t know about hike messenger. The reason is WhatsApp has got a good promotion from the mouth of people. But Hike is still behind in this field. Especially it slow operating speed than WhatsApp.
The message sending speed of WhatsApp is very fast. It enables Voice calling, chat archive, started a message, a broadcast message is the best Whatsapp features. Right now WhatsApp messenger doesn’t allow stickers, but it has more smiley available which makes our chat beautiful and funny.
Some messengers like We chat, Line contains others feature like audio, video calls, supports stickers, games, etc. because of it the speed of such application is slow which irritates the users. The newly emerging application hike messenger which is made for love in India is the another option for you and best competitor for WhatsApp and you can say its best WhatsApp alternatives.
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You will see almost same features in Hike which you have used in WhatsApp. Whatsapp is testing many new features but in the hike, they have the lot of features which WhatsApp still don’t provide to the users. Hike provides some new features like the offline message which make it different from other application.
In this article, I am trying to compare the best features of WhatsApp and Hike app. so you will come to know which is the best messenger application. So let’s start.
Whatsapp motto is Simple, Personal and Real Time. It is very simple, personal and the effective real-time application. It allows you to send and receive messages, calls, photos, videos, documents and voice messages.
WhatsApp Messenger features
- Everyone having Smartphone uses WhatsApp so you will see every friend of you active on WhatsApp.
- No advertisements in WhatsApp.
- Very fast for sending messages.
- WhatsApp is entirely free of cost. There are no subscription fees.
- You can create multiple admins for a single group and add up to 256 friends in a single group.
- As Facebook owns WhatsApp we are waiting for new updates. They are testing many features.
- You can use WhatsApp on your PC connecting through WhatsApp web(by scanning QR code).
- Newly added features WhatsApp calling is best at no cost. Voice clarity is pure.
- You can archive your chat for future use.
- You can be starred your messages for future reading.
- By using WhatsApp broadcast message feature, you can send a message to multiple friends by using single click, which will save your time.
- You can send any type of document over the chat.
- There are no international charges for sending messages to the foreign countries.
- There is no usernames and pins. It will automatically log in to the messenger application.
- After the success of WhatsApp web, WhatsApp launches the desktop application in 2016. Now we can talk from our laptop without touching mobile phone(we need an active internet connection on mobile).
- End-to-End encryption will secure all your messages and it is not shared with the third party.
- It allows you to make quick connect with your contacts.
- Recently WhatsApp rolled out the status and location sharing features in the new version. So you can keep the status as images, gifs, and videos as status and also you can share your location information with your friends.
- It also helps the parents to locate their child as a safety measure.
- You can set custom wallpapers.
- Now you can see the forward button for all images.You can forward images to multiple groups at a time.
- Most awaited feature Video Calling is active now on WhatsApp. We can now video call to our friends but make sure that you are using wifi otherwise data charges may apply.
- Green online mark.
- Increase file sending size(Currently 16 MB only).
- Notification when friends change profile picture, status, etc.
- Two-step verification is the new feature which adds more security to the app.
Now, I want to share some exciting features of Hike app. Here is a list of some best reasons why we should use Hike messenger. Though WhatsApp messenger is more popular, lots of people love hike messenger for some reason. If you want to see the popularity of Hike Messenger, then see the download count of the hike on Google play, app store. I call hike as ‘Little Facebook because you can update status, photo, etc. which will be visible all your friends. They can like it comment on it. All these features remind Facebook. I too love hike because it gives a lot of stickers and emojis. So it makes the chatting more effective and fun loving.
Hike Messenger features
- As you know, that hike allows maximum 100 MB file size to send which is more than enough for users, other messengers like WhatsApp allow only 16 MB file size to carry.
- You can send all type of document in hike messenger. Now WhatsApp has added this feature recently.
- The most exciting feature is that you will get the referral rewards of 20 INR each user.If you refer your friends for installing hike, then you will get 20 INR recharge.You can redeem the rewards after 50 rupees total balance.
- Hike app support themes you can change the theme for each conversation, to make our chat look beautiful, we use Hike theme. Whatsapp is also having to change the background of the chat screen but it allows you change for the individual chat screen.
- Hike stickers will reduce the typing effort, so more people use stickers to make chat interesting most important it’s funny to use stickers in conversation.
- To show our emotions, we use stickers and Hike app has very nicely implemented this concept.
- It provides various kinds of stickers funny and regional languages stickers are the most fun loving ones.
- You can send messages to offline users in the hike, and this is entirely free service which hike provides to its users.
- Offline chat first introduced by Hike, which is not present in other messengers in which you can send messages offline without internet connectivity, in WhatsApp you can only send messages if your network is active.
- You will get a notification when someone changes profile picture, update status, etc. which is not available in WhatsApp.
- You can hide each conversation with the help of hidden mode this feature is not available in WhatsApp.
- Stories on Hike- With this feature, you can express what you are doing today with the help of photos. The story which you shared is visible for 48hrs and then deleted from your account. You can also see the viewers of the story. But in Whatsapp also introduced story features but it will visible only for 24 hours and then it will expire. Hike allows to give comment and like the stories.
- Hike Camera- It’s very simple to share your funny pictures with Hike camera. Now you can add some emoji and stickers to your photos to make it more funny and attractive. Also, you can add active filters to your photos.
WhatsApp Messenger is more popular. We will see more updates in futures days.Hike messenger is also better as its offline chat feature makes it unique.It doesn’t matter hike vs WhatsApp vs WeChat vs line vs Facebook which you are using as all messenger offers same features apart from some unique features.