Exactly one month ago today, the first alpha version of the popular Twitter client Echofon hit for Android. At the time, it felt a lot more like a beta than alpha, as the app was quite polished and very usable. Two weeks later however, the first beta dropped, adding even more functionality and features to the app.

Today, the Echofon for Android team has hit yet another milestone: Play Store availability. According to the listing, the app is still beta, but given the fact that the team was confident enough to put the app in the Store, we assume that it's pretty close to a final version.

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While the app already has a pretty decent feature list, the devs noted in the Store listing to expect mute, gap detection, custom notification sounds, and an in-app browser will be coming soon.

The app is free, so hit the widget to give it a shot.

Cameron Summerson
Cameron is a self-made geek, Android enthusiast, horror movie fanatic, musician, and cyclist. When he's not pounding keys here at AP, you can find him spending time with his wife and kids, plucking away on the 6-string, spinning on the streets, or watching The Texas Chainsaw Massacre on repeat.

  • http://twitter.com/jeffaandrews Jeff Andrews

    Almost looks like Twicca, which I still prefer. I'll check back on the next update.

  • CJ Walker

    After you guys discovered Tweetlanes it's been hard to find any reason to try other twitter apps. But I'll check this one out.

    • Abhigyan

      If only it TweetLanes were updated more often, it'd be my daily driver. Still lacks some important features.

    • DonSerrot

      Yup. What made me willing to try this was the fact that it had the same picture previews. I still like Tweetlanes better, but this has notifications and almost all the same features.

  • Neville Dipale

    The app might not live a year. Twitter is on a ridiculous war with API clients

  • SetiroN

    I REALLY don't understand why developers keep creating new alternative twitter clients, especially in light of the recent API changes.

    • Jaymoon

      For the amount of eyeballs that it will attract. I myself am tired of seeing all these new Twitter clients too, that start from scratch and end up re-inventing the wheel all over again. Think of what could be built on a more open platform if the same amount of time and effort was spent elsewhere.

  • Abhi

    Not available for India! Why?!!

  • http://riteshtripathy.wordpress.com/ Ritesh Tripathy

    Boid already took that space. This is redundant and those fugly ads...

  • oseas215

    It is not available in my country... (Colombia)