Clubhouse on Sunday mentioned that it might roll out its Android utility globally this week. The corporate additionally mentioned it was working to make sure characteristic parity with its iOS equal. The announcement follows the rollout of a beta model of the Android app in choose markets.
In keeping with a TechCrunch report, Clubhouse will launch the Android app in Japan, Russia, and Brazil on Tuesday. Different markets like India and Nigeria will get the Android three days later, adopted by a world rollout.
The enlargement to the Android platform is probably going to assist Clubhouse immediately achieve extra customers. Clubhouse had launched final yr on iOS. The audio-focused platform noticed huge traction with a number of celebrities, together with Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg, making appearances. The recognition has continued to soar, regardless of the platform remained unique to iOS.
Clubhouse, earlier this yr, admitted an Android model was probably the most sought-after options.
Clubhouse’s recognition has additionally prompted know-how companies together with Fb, Twitter, Spotify, and Reddit to launch or announce their very own spin-offs.
Fb final week mentioned it had begun testing a Stay Audio Rooms product with public figures and creators in Taiwan. The ambit of testing is more likely to be expanded within the coming weeks and will ultimately be accessible by means of the Fb and Messenger apps.
Twitter has additionally stepped up efforts to advertise Clubhouse-rival Areas service. Twitter Areas has additionally rolled out to Android customers. Twitter is permitting customers with 600 or extra followers to host a Area. In India, nonetheless, the corporate has granted entry to host and be a part of Area dialog on Android and iOS.