Tinder announced the release of Tinder Lite, the lighter version of the dating app, on Wednesday (10). The exclusive version for Android phones is designed to offer the full features of the platform for users with slow connections and devices with low internal storage capacity.
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Tinder Lite occupies about 25 times less space on mobile than the original app, and reduces mobile data usage by 20%. The application will initially be released in Southeast Asia in the coming weeks, and launch in Brazil is expected by the end of 2019.
Tinder Lite to be the version of the flirtatious network that consumes less data and space on the phone's internal storage. Photo: Marvin Costa / TechTudo
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Tinder Lite proposes that the app earn more users from regions with poor connections or older devices, thanks to reduced battery consumption and mobile data. The company says the app performs better when opening menus, browsing profiles and starting private conversations.
Even though it is lighter and simpler, the lite version has no fewer features than the main application. In the screenshots of the Google Play Store app page, you can see that Tinder Lite has features such as integration with Spotify, and does not feature layout with drastic differences from the original version of the relationship app.
Tinder Lite has the same functions as the original version. Photo: Release / Tinder
According to the company, Tinder Lite is available to subscribers of paid Plus and Gold plans and free account users. You can even keep both versions of the app installed on your phone and choose which one to use to search matches.
In the coming weeks, Tinder Lite will be released for download on the Play Store in Vietnam. The company plans to expand access to the app by the end of the year, which will ensure that the app is launched in other regions, such as most Asian countries and throughout South America. Brazilian users can already pre-register on the page. of the app (play.google/store/apps/details?id=com.tinder.tinderlite) to receive an alert when the download option is finally released in the country.
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