Messenger Lite Android App Review

| January 1, 2018

Not all countries has got fast internet. Hence Facebook had come up with Messenger Lite for Android, a lightweight version of Messenger that is faster, uses less data and works in all network conditions. Like its full-version, Messenger Lite may be downloaded free of cost from Google Play Store.


Messenger Lite for Android is the light weight version of Facebook Messenger. It is also an official Facebook app and features many of the original app’s core features – you can send and receive messages, see who’s online and even have voice calls. But the app is smaller, takes up less phone memory, not to mention the fact that it downloads quickly, installs fast and consumes very less data. Messenger Lite app for Android is designed to work in 2G networks, and even in places with unstable networks. If you don’t have a connection, your messages will be delivered when you have signal. Even though it is a lite versions, you can still send text, photos and links to anyone who uses Messenger, Messenger Lite or Facebook Lite. Also, it is more efficient with your mobile data and saves space for other apps. Using less data will save you more money as well.

Messenger Lite Android App Review

The best part is that Messenger Lite for Android works in virtually every Android phone. If to cite an example, it works even in phones running the older Android OS version Gingerbread. Believe me, you won’t find many apps in Google Play Store that is compatible with such older versions of Android. Performance wise, the app is slick and responsive. You will never find it slowing down even once. Those who’d used Facebook Messenger won’t find any trouble using Messenger Lite.

Final Take

Messenger Lite for Android is a lightweight version of Facebook Messenger that millions of people use worldwide. It downloads and installs easily and consumes only little amount of data. It is designed to work in 2G networks and unstable networks. Using the app, you can send texts, photos and links even though you can’t make voice calls or play games. It is surprising that the app is backward compatible with earlier versions of Android. We found the app to be pretty stable as well. Check it out if you’re from an area with irregular internet connectivity or have only 2G networks at the moment.


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