Prior to Google's product planning, trying to build Hangouts applications to integrate instant messaging, video chat and SMS SMS comprehensive information solutions. However, the recent rumors about Google's desire to remove MMS and SMS has been a new evidence, foreign media Phandroid revealed that the new version of Google's Hangouts application has not supported SMS.
Naturally in the first half of this year announced the cessation of support for the Talk Google, Hangouts is expected to be used by Google Corporation to meet various types of communication. But from the recent evidence that Google can not make this application as popular as Talk, so Google may reconsider countermeasures.
According to the relevant reports that the future Hangouts application will focus on instant messaging, and SMS/MMS information will be delivered to the Messenger application. But it is strange that in this application is still Voice Google and Fi Project part of the function.