Announced the release of Instagram for Android Instagram - is quite popular among the owners of gadgets Apple's application for sharing photos.It allows you to quickly process captured on digital camera photos and share them on the network.But not all use the iPhone - some who prefer electronic gadgets from other manufacturers, running on OS Android.Is there a version Instagram for Android ?

What is Instagram?

This free application for sharing photos has been designed for devices running iOS operating system version 3.1.2 or higher (iPhone, iPad, iPod touch).Photos taken in the application Instagram, easy to learn: they are square, not rectangular, recalling photos captured with your camera Polaroid or Kodak Instamatic.Instagram also proposes filters for photo processing , through which you can get extraordinary photos.

processed Instagram you can upload photos directly from your iPhone or aypada to popular social networks - Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr, Flickr, Foursquare, Posterous, VKontakte.For an easier search for photos and users can be

added to photos hashtags.

Initially, the project, developed by Kevin and Mike Krieger Sistromom, had called Burbn and be more multifunctional.But later they decided to focus on mobile photography. first version of Instagram appeared in the App Store (App Store of Apple) October 6, 2010.

In August, the number of downloaded through the service Instagram photo has reached 150 million.Now the number of registered users of the application is more than 27 million people.All of them - the owners of gadgets from Apple.But what about those who use smartphones and tablets of other companies working on Android? available if the application Instagram for Android?

Instagram for Android

application developers actually announced their withdrawal Instagram for Android in early 2012, but until Android-version of the application is being closed beta .The official website of the application can subscribe to the newsletter to be the first to learn about the output application.

Rumors of outlet Instagram for Android came in December 2011.One of the founders of Instagram, Kevin Sistrom, officially confirmed them in March 2012 conference South by Southwest (SXSW Interactive) in Austin (TX).

development team Android-Instagram version includes two developers of the operating system Android.Since the application testing takes place behind closed doors, the details of his functional were not disclosed.But Kevin Sistrom said Android-version of something even be superior to version iOS .

Sistrom also noted that in the future distributed free of charge in an application plan to add advertising .Thus, it is expected the cooperation with world-renowned companies and brands: Burberry (British manufacturer of clothing, perfume and accessories luxury), Audi (the famous carmaker) and Kate Spade (manufacturer of fashion bags).

exact release date is not yet known applications , so that the owners of devices running Android, wishing to try Instagram, just have to wait patiently for the final version.Now Google Play (previously - Android Market), you can find applications with similar functionality, but still they do not give the possibility to evaluate the functionality of the original application Instagram on the platform Android.

Announced the release of Instagram for Android