BlackBerry Messenger 6.0 is being released as a beta version and is available for a download.
To download the new beta BlackBerry Messenger v126.96.36.199 you need to sign up by logging to your account BlackBerry Beta or by creating a new Account.
The new version comes up with some new changes and better user experience.
Currently the new beta version is available only for BlackBerry Smartphone but it is expected that RIM will introduce BlackBerry Messenger to iOS and Android devices.However,iPhone and Android users will be unable to use photo,video and location sharing features.
Features OF BlackBerry Messenger v188.8.131.52
Location Sending — you can now detect your location with cell tower triangulation or GPS.
Appointment Sending — sending appointment or calendar events is now a similar experience to that of sending an appointment via SMS.
Location Search — you can now search for a location before sending, similar to the Location Search experience via SMS.
Invite a Text Messaging Contact — it’s now easier to search contacts.
Visual distinction of message drafts vs. sent messages.
More “snappy” and responsive feel.
Updated BBM branding.