Telegram X is an official iOS app with higher speed, realized in Swift

Telegram X is a brand new iOS app that’s announced officially by Telegram Messenger LLP. The app has been completely realized in Swift language, with higher speed, slicker animations, support for themes and more efficient battery usage.

It’s surprising that Telegram has decided to push out a new app, as opposed to updating the existing app on the App Store.

It’s possible to use both the apps side-by-side on your iPhone or iPad, but the original Telegram app for iOS is likely to be phased out.

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Based on reports, the new app, Telegram X, has apparently been available in beta mode for over 2 months and comes with support for dark mode. It’s doesn’t come with all features available on the original Telegram app either - with Live Location sharing primarily being a feature that’s not available currently.

Get Telegram X on App Store now. It requires iOS 8.0 or later and is compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.