January 14 2016
TOKYO, June 8, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — LINE Corporation, owner and operator of the free call and messaging app LINE, announced today that its selfie camera app B612, available for free on both iPhone and Android platforms, has topped 50 million downloads worldwide.
B612 is a dedicated selfie camera app which allows users to customize their photos with a wide variety of filters and effects. With selfie optimized features such as the app automatically switching to the user’s front-facing camera upon launching, the ability to switch filters simply by sliding a finger across the screen, six second video capture, and collage functionality receiving universal acclaim from users, B612 has experienced explosive growth, topping 20 million downloads worldwide on February 6, 2015.
Since then, with the app’s continual addition of more filters and expanded collage features, B612 has broadened its user base from East Asia to Indonesia, Thailand, and Malaysia in Asia, as well as Mexico, Columbia, Ecuador, and Argentina in Latin America. With this worldwide popularity, B612 has reached over 50 million downloads worldwide as of May 23, 2015.
Additionally, the app boasts 30 million monthly active users worldwide (60% of total worldwide downloads), cementing its role as an app used regularly in users’ lives. Along with the app’s imminent Windows Phone release, features sought out by users worldwide are being continually added.
B612 will continue to grow in the future and provide users a fun way to communicate using selfies, enriching their smartphone experiences.
App name: B612 (download camera b612)
Supported devices: Android, iPhone
Supported languages: Chinese (Simplified and Traditional), English, French, German, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Malay, Portuguese, Spanish, Thai, Turkish, and Vietnamese
Supported regions: Global
Service began: Android: October 9, 2014, iPhone: August 13, 2014
App Store: itunes.apple.com/jp/app/b612-selfie-with-the-heart/id904209370?l=en&mt=8
Google Play: play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.linecorp.b612.android
About LINE Corporation
LINE Corporation is based in Japan and develops and operates the LINE app for smartphones. Since launching in June 2011, the LINE app has grown into a global service used in 230 countries, ranking first in the free app category in 60 countries. LINE offers free one-to-one and group messaging, as well as free domestic and international voice and video calls. LINE also includes a wide array of social elements such as fun and expressive stickers, a personal Home, a Timeline, and numerous LINE family apps, including LINE games and LINE camera