Using Facebook app on a smartphone can be frustrating for low-end phones and the data it consumes is very horrible. The app is not light either as it consumes precious storage available on the phone.
The good news for Android users is that Facebook has launched a lite version of its application for Android which will only takes 252KB space on your phone. The app is fully functional and has a sleek interface, it supports group chats, messages, share, profile, timeline, notifications and status updates just to mention few . The firm also claims that the new Lite version is faster and can smoothly runs on any Android phones.
While it is extremely difficult to use Facebook main app on 2G network, the Facebook Lite app respond faster and runs smoother without glitches on 2G (GPRS/EDGE) network.
Facebook Lite is only available for phones running Android OS. As of now, the app is only available for users in Bangladesh, Nigeria, South Africa, Vietnam, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Zimbabwe, and Nepal.
It is now available for users in all regions and on iOS too.
Download Facebook Lite from Google Play.