Google develops a universal Android-Messenger

Starting in 2005, Google develops its own messengers, one by one the users were offered Google Talk, Hangouts, Allo, Google+ and Duo. Now the American corporation announced the release of a universal Android messenger. The product will be immediately pre-installed in gadgets, Google has already agreed with more than 50 mobile operators and 11 global mobile phone manufacturers.
Google разрабатывает универсальный Android-мессенджер

Android Messages will give users the opportunity to correspond with several contacts simultaneously, send photos and video materials to each other, make video calls and much more. The main emphasis in the new messenger will be made on the RCS protocol.
Google notes that they do not expect to fully replace iMessage or similar popular messengers, but expect that their new product will be met with interest.