WhatsApp for iOS moves to yearly subscription model
0. phoneArena 18 Jul 2013, 19:25 posted on
For a while now, iOS users have had something of a deal for WhatsApp. Whereas on Android, the app was free, but came with a 99 cents per year subscription fee; iOS users had to pay 99 cents for the app, but there was no cost after that. Well, that has changed, and WhatsApp for iOS is moving to a yearly subscription model...
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1. Android-Boxer (Posts: 13; Member since: 15 Aug 2012)
It's not that bad! On android it costs only $0.99 for a year! So speaking honestly, i've never ever purchased an app on play store.. But when my trial period ends, I'll be paying whatsapp on a year module.. Come on! For us in Sri lanka, it costs $1 for 434 messages via phone carrier.. So whatsapp is way more cheaper and the best! Thumbs up for their awesome service!
2. Gawain (Posts: 405; Member since: 15 Apr 2010)
Seeing as how they're committed to an ad free environment, 99-cents a year is perfectly acceptable.
3. Daftama (Posts: 598; Member since: 03 Nov 2012)
99 hmm millions of users = millions of $$$ yearly hmm I need to make a Wichapp
4. rabih_z (Posts: 45; Member since: 02 Nov 2012)
for the return im getting from whatsapp 1$/year is nothing.
i used to pay a lot more (25$/month) every month for my Black berry service...
5. T12RYK (Posts: 98; Member since: 10 Jun 2011)
99c (69p for us in the UK) a year is more than fair in my opinion.
But for those who already bought the app, does that count towards one years purchase??