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Top 5 Free and Fastest SMS App for Android 2013

Updated on July 8, 2013

Best SMS App for Android 2013

Ho! Android users, are you bored with your stock SMS app that is built in your mobile? If the answer is "yes" then it is true that you are already searching for one. But hey, before going to Android Market you must know which one you should have in your device. So, for that reason, to help you (and to help myself by getting some page views by pleasing you Android users), I am providing a short list of best sms apps for android. This best android sms app list is updated, so do not worry.

Any android best sms list should contain two names: Handcent and Go SMS. These two are really dominating the market of Android sms apps. But there are some other apps too. Different versions for different languages of these two are available. Now, without much prelude, I am going to my list of best sms app for Android.

Handcent SMS : Screen Shot
Handcent SMS : Screen Shot

Handcent: One of Best Messaging app for Android 2013

Handcent is a very popular app. It is completely free. This android free sms app users will have many customization options. Handcent displays the massages inside bubbles, which is as pleasing to the eyes as useful. You can change the background theme of this app easily. You can download fancy font packs from the Android Market too. This app is add supported but those adds are not distracting or disturbing. You can download Handcent, the topper of my BEST SMS APP FOR ANDROID list, from here

Handcent Video Review

Go SMS Pro: One of the best free Android SMS apps
Go SMS Pro: One of the best free Android SMS apps | Source

Go SMS: a Top Android SMS App

Go SMS is younger than Handset. This is the true competitor of its elder brother. Go SMS is gaining rapid popularity. Like Handcent, it is also very customizable. This app is sharper and sleeker than Handcent.

Go SMS has Go Share service by which you can send files via 3G or Wi-Fi, cool! Is not it? It also has built in chat support. It supports Facebook chat. It also support doodling and hand writing. You can change fonts of the text message in it.

The security system is also advanced in Go SMS app. You can lock all or selected messages. It also has black list system.

This app is attached with the Go Launcher package. But it is also available as separate app in the Market from here.

Go SMS Pro Video Review

Pansi SMS : Android SMS App
Pansi SMS : Android SMS App

Pansi SMS: Is it One of the Best SMS App for Android 2012

Pansi claims itself as the fastest sms app for android. This is a free app which is very light and fast. It consumes only a trifle amount of RAM. This is fully customizable and free. They are trying to be different by staying simple and not using much bells and whistles. You can download it from the market.

You can set SMS alerts in it. Pansi has multi language support. This messaging app has beautiful widgets too. Pansi has the capability of saving text messages as calender items.

It has a SMS popup function with quick reply. Quick text is one of the prominent features of Pansi SMS.

The average rating of this app is 4.4 in the Google Play Store.

Chomp SMS
Chomp SMS | Source

Chomp SMS

Chomp is a very old sms app for Android, and once it was the best sms app for Android. But golden days are over. Still, it is quiet popular.

Chomp SMS have a free massaging service too named TextFreek, which is only limited among the members. Chomp SMS can be downloaded from here.

The latest version of the Chomp SMS has some issues with some users. It is reported that the in app add system of this app is very annoying. Lag and crashes is also reported from some users.

Chomp SMS has gotten an average good rating from the users 4.3/5.

Chomp SMS Video Review

Among these Which is the Best Android SMS App?

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SMS Popup app
SMS Popup app

SMS Popup:

It opens a new massage as a popup. The sms can be answered within the popup balloon. It is handy and simple. If you do not like to use an app which will eat your specious RAM or CPU usage then this app is one of the best. If you want to check this free app then click.

Conclusion

I have given you a five app list. There are many more in the Android app. But you can choose the best Android app for sms among these glorious five.

If want it stylish and sleek, then go for GO SMS. If you want it more customizability then your best android sms choice should be Handcent. If you are concerned about your mobile’s RAM usage and wants to keep your phone as fast as possible then go for a liter solution like Pansi.

Let me know your Choice.

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      SOPON 2 years ago

      ONAMEK

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      mike 3 years ago

      Nice article, http://8kobo.com is the leading provider of sms in nigeria

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      Chris 4 years ago

      Very disappointed :-( I tried these apps but still haven't got any free massages... "Chomp SMS have a free massaging service too named TextFreek" hehe

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      0776435591 4 years ago

      salù

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      Amit 5 years ago

      For me 007Phone works the best. Nothing can match it.

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      ezmoney1098 5 years ago

      I use handcent, yes the new one asks you to click download but you can change that in the settings so it will work the way it used to.

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      pinappu 5 years ago from India

      Then try other SMS apps like gosms

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      Amy 5 years ago

      I have Handcent and loved this app until all of a sudden it started making me download every text I receive in order to view. Why is this happening?

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      SilentStrider 5 years ago

      I had handcent on my old samsung galaxy 5 when I updated the os and reinstalled the app it refused work, gosms started nice until they turn the app to a bloatware with their go chat in to the app and not as plugin plass all the other crap they have added the only reason I use it is the private box it has, a feature pansi sms totally lacks and after so many updates still doesn't have, as of chomp sms the fact it has adds is unacceptable! So if you ask me they do sent sms/mms properly but non is better than the other their devs should be more down to earth remove the unwanted bloat and adds and then claim you are the best sms app

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      pinappu 5 years ago from India

      Agreed @Parm

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      Parm 5 years ago

      I've tried both Handcent and Pansi. I find Handcent works way faster on my phone. Pansi does look nice, but I'd rather go for speed. GO SMS was good. Bottom line, try them all find one you like.

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      Anup 5 years ago

      Pansi is the Best ever

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      pinappu 5 years ago from India

      Naman watch and see. Thank you for your valuable comment.

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      naman 5 years ago

      I fell gosms will win the fight !!

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      pinappu 5 years ago from India

      The war is still going on Pansi vs gosms to win the title of the best android app in 2012.

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      pinappu 5 years ago from India

      Very cleverly said.

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      alocsin 5 years ago from Orange County, CA

      Since I don't own an Android phone, I can't really tell if these are useful or not. But since they're free, everybody can afford to try them. Voting this Up and Useful.