Zello Walkie Talkie
- Last update: 2 years ago
- Version: 3.34
- Size: 34.7 MB
- Compatibility: Requires iOS 7.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
- Author: Zello
- Content rating: Rated 12+ for the following:
- Languages: English, Arabic, Bulgarian, Chinese, Croatian, Dutch, French, Hebrew, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Norwegian Bokmål, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Simplified Chinese, Spanish, Swedish, Turkish
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Zello — The Smartest Walkie-Talkie Review
Zello is a mobile app, which turns your smart device into a two-way radio. It doesn't require any extra equipment to do the trick. Only your gadget and internet connectivity or Wi-Fi. Download Zello to make a walkie-talkie out of your phone and coordinate, organize and direct whatever operations you need.
As soon as you have installed and launched Zello, your phone turns into a multichannel radio. Over it, you can parlay with other people without a single pause.
Zello is a life-saver whenever you need smooth, undisrupted communication. It's useful for:
- Construction workers.
- Taxi drivers.
What's even better, Zello is immune to distance, since it uses your mobile connection or nearby Wi-Fi. Basically, the actions of your group, let's say, a strike-ball team can be coordinated no matter how big the battlefield is. But of course, dodgy connectivity may result in poor audibility.
Zello requires a quick registration before you can test its services first-hand. Нou'll need to provide your email, phone number and come up with a hackproof password. Warning: The username you'll type in will be permanent. Our Zello review suggests you make sure it's spelt correctly and easy to memorize.
After signing up is complete, you can either create your own radio channels, where people you need to speak with, can join you. Or you may pick one of the public channels - there are hundreds of them, with some having 1,200-1,500 active users. Whenever you skip a transmission, the app will record it as a voice message.
Photo sharing and texting are also supported.
Zello is easy to control. To send a transmission:
- Choose a person from the Contact list.
- Tap on the microphone button.
- Say the message.
- Release the button.
Also, you can switch to toggle on/off mode. For more convenience though it's recommended to have a headset. The app's overall interface is charmingly simple and intuitive - no confusing elements, misleading icons etc.
Since Zello doesn't care about distance, it is a wonderful app to have for everyone, who's involved in the collective, synchronized action. It has two user-friendly control modes, channels, in which you can group your contacts and text messages/image-sharing feature.
Cross-platform use 4/5
Zello runs on iOS and Android gadgets, with a separate client for PC. The apple version requires iOS 9.0 and 75,2 MB, Android specifications depend on a device.
Zello has a free status and doesn't feature any exclusive options for extra-payment. As in the case of many other apps, it greatly depends on the ads.
The Bottom Line
Zello is a solid, reliable tool capable of providing top-notch mass contact in real time. All it needs is a stable mobile connection. Every individual group of contacts may be as huge as 2,500 people talking at the same time. It's simple, it doesn't get affected by distance and rarely fails you.
Download Zello to get yourself a powerful walkie-talkie!
Pros : Channels with up to 2,500 contacts;
Decent audio quality;
Text messaging & photo-sharing;
Distance isn't a hurdle.
Cons : Needs stable connectivity;
No automatic microphone calibration.
Cross-platform use 4.0