Finally Research In Motion officially released new version of BlackBerry Messenger: BlackBerry Messenger 5.0 (usually can be simplified BBM 5.0). Plenty of new features available in this 5.0 version (Version 188.8.131.52), including avatar and more. The good new blackberry version supports new OS 5 (also support OS 5.0 Beta / leak) that would be released in. Unfortunately, it seems that this version not compatible with OS version 4.0 or 4.1 unless your OS has been upgraded to Version 4.5 or higher. That means it is compatible with all series of your Blackberry under those condition.
BlackBerry Messenger 5.0 Features
New Group Functionality that would allow you to create or join with others group. This feature would make you still connected and share knowledge / experience in real time. You can also make a chat or update location, address, calender, photos, list and much more. One group can be used up to 30 members.
Bar-Code Identity. this is the two dimensional barcode that would make you easy to invite other users of BlackBerry Messenger to your contact list. You just need to scan the barcode with your Blackberry camera. You can also share your barcode to your blog of personal site even social networking such as facebook or myspace.
Avatar. This the image that indicated your personality or others. You have already knew it in common Instant Messenger Services about this, don’t you?
Huge Transfer File. Now with BlackBerry Messenger / BBM 5.0 you can share up to 6MB with your contact including high resolution images (photos or else) and long voice note.
Free Download BlackBerry Messenger 5.0
Just as usual, just pointed your BlackBerry to Download BBM 5.0 at http://www.blackberry.com/blackberrymessenger (2.940 KB). Alternatively you can alos download this BB Messenger via BlackBerry App World at http://appworld.blackberry.com/webstore/content/3729. It is absolutely Free to Download.