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Differences between mobile app and online on computer

So I wanted to learn Japanese but it's not ready (I am using Duolingo from my computer) . Yesterday though , I found out from a friend's phone , that the mobile app of Duolingo actually has Japanese courses...how come?

July 28, 2017



Normally, new courses are released in Beta test phase on the website and only after most of the problems have been ironed out are they released on the apps. However, with Japanese from English they seem to have reversed that process. Possibly because there are less problems to overcome on the app but I don't really know the reason.


Thanks for the reply!


what is the difference


Read psionpete's answer.
In my experience, mobile app is veeeery boring and un-friendly compared to the webpage. Try a language your are studying and you will see the differences.


You can install an Android emulator software like Bluestacks (or any other) on PC/Windows.
Within the emulator you can install the DuoLingo Android app from the Google Play store and enjoy Japanese.

Give it a try :-)

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