Telegram VS WhatsApp Is Telegram A Better Choice?(2023)

Brief Introduction To Telegram And WhatsApp


  • Telegram is basically a cloud based quick messaging application which allows users to send text messages, videos, images and other documents format along with video and voice call services. It was originally launched in 2013 by Pavel durov with his brother Nikolai.
  • This Application has over 200 million downloads. The number could rise in the future. This application provides outstanding data security and makes an extra effort to preserve the user’s privacy.


  • The most frequently used messaging app on the planet that is WhatsApp with his new owner Mark Zuckerberg, the mastermind of Facebook, recently acquired this app. The Cambridge Analytica data breach sparked a firestorm of controversy.
  • What’s App’s security terms have become a menace to users. In spit of the the controversy, WhatsApp continues to be one of the most popular chat messengers. The straight forward user interface and conveniences of use in day to day life attracts people instantly.

What Are The Similarities Between WhatsApp And Telegram?

  • WhatsApp and Telegram, like most messaging systems, offer similar capabilities including instant messaging and picture-in-picture viewing, as well as stickers and other cosmetic options.
  • Both messaging application provide cloud synchronization capabilities, memory use managers, and built-in image compression and editing features. Telegram also provides the ability to save photographs and send any type of material up to 2GB across different devices, but WhatsApp has limitations on this function.

Advantages Of Telegram

  • No Limit To Server Storage

Telegram provides unlimited storage. This means all your text messages, images media files & documents will be saved on their cloud. You can log out and log in any number of times from any number of devices simultaneously without losing any data, you don’t need to worry about backup & restore. You may browse the active sessions and see which devices you are currently signed into. As a result, you may download any file at any time and from any location.

As of today, one can upload a single file of maximum size up to 2GB in telegram severs. There is no barrier on the total number of files that can be uploaded.

  • Send Uncompressed Images

Users can select whether to compress or deliver the uncompressed picture and video.

  • Large Group Members Capacity

A telegram group currently have a maximum limit of 200,000 members. The maximum number of members in a WhatsApp group is 256.

  • Freedom to Hide Contact Number

Telegram allows you to connect with anyone, even if you don’t know their phone number. This protects the user’s phone number from prying eyes. You may keep sending group chats without giving your phone number. I heard somewhere that WhatsApp is intending to implement such functionality shortly (January 2021).

  • Channel Feature

A channel is somewhat similar to groups, which can accommodate an unlimited number of members. The channel’s creator has control over who can post and who can view the posts.

  • Bots

It is a small piece of code that is based on AI and machine learning. It has a wide range of capabilities. An image bot, for example, can get photos based on the name. There are multiple types of bots. Popular bots are Image bot, sticker bot, gif bot.

Advantages of WhatsApp

  • User Friendly

A significant advantage of WhatsApp is that it is user-friendly, which is why it is used by both the young and old generations, and why you can see people on WhatsApp who are not technically savvy. As a result, in some ways, this application has connected more people to the world.

  • No Advertisement

When it comes to the internet, the most annoying part of visiting any website or using any application is the advertisements, which make it very annoying for the user; however, when it comes to WhatsApp, the user does not face such difficulty because there are currently no advertisements to ruin the experience.

  • Make Calls On PC

You can now participate in WhatsApp voice and video calls on your laptop without having to reach for your phone. To get started, simply download WhatsApp for Windows or Mac and sign in to your account.

  • Send And Receive Money

Although WhatsApp Payments was launched in 2020, it was only recently that it became widely available in India for both Android and iOS users. It enables users to send and receive funds using the Unified Payment Interface (UPI) system.

Telegram VS WhatsApp (My Personal Opinion)

Groups in Telegram are ideal for massive online educational seminars and movie libraries. Telegram is my go-to app when I need to receive or transmit a large file. It’s been a long time since I’ve had to update my Telegram app, which is really rewarding. On certain days, however, my regular WhatsApp updates make me roll my eyes. I dislike how Telegram notifies my contacts of my presence. I like how I can post several WhatsApp status updates.

Telegram and What’s App have their advantages and disadvantages: both are free instant messaging apps that have provided amazing ad-free platforms for users all over the world to communicate, and their founders have done an excellent job.

In the end it’s entirely up to the users what application he should use, As everyone has their own different likes and requirements.

Telegram is best for Groups, Channels and Gif.

WhatsApp is best for people who like simple User Interface.

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