Is WhatsApp Costlier or Cheaper than SMS

Is WhatsApp Costlier or Cheaper than SMS

The above question may arise in our mind, because WhatsApp is gaining popularity around smartphone users. Just look at the fact sheet:

WhatsApp and SMS fact sheet



Cost Fact
To use WhatsApp you need a Smartphone and download this app. WhatsApp Android app download size is 12MB and that deducts from your mobile balance. SMS comes as in-built service in mobile phone
Do you know? WhatsApp is not at all FREE service. This service is a trial application and FREE for 1 year and after that you need to pay $0.99 USD/year to continue its usage. So, after 1 year your monthly cost to retain this app will cost you $0.99 USD/ 12 month = $0.0825 USD ? Rs. 5.13 INR (in Indian currency) To retain SMS service you don’t need to pay any money. It deducts money while send you SMS to someone
To send a simple message it cost you around 0.58 INR (approx) To send a normal text SMS cost you Rs. 1 INR for Local, Rs. 1.5 for National and Rs. 5 for International

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