Allo is an upcoming messaging app by Google. It was announced back in May during Google I/O and one of its key features was the fact that it came with Google Assistant baked into it, thus turning the app into more than just a messaging app. However for those who don’t have grander plans for it, you can chat on it just fine.
In fact Google has included features that we have come to expect from such apps these days, such as stickers, which thanks to the folks at Android Police, several screenshots of these sticker packs have been revealed. According to them, the app will come with at least 3 sticker packs installed, but users can always install extra ones later.
The sticker packs appear to function the same way as LINE where users can rearrange them in order, meaning that if there are some stickers that you use more often than others, you can arrange them so that they are more in the front. From what we can see, these stickers are a huge departure from the current designs offered in Hangouts, which last we heard would be shifting its focus more towards business users.
No word on when Allo will be released, but we reckon it shouldn’t too far off, but we’ll be keeping our eyes peeled for its release all the same. In the meantime Allo’s companion video-calling app Duo has been released for iOS and Android.