When comparing Twicca vs Talon, the Slant community recommends Talon for most people. In the question“What are the best Twitter clients for Android?” Talon is ranked 5th while Twicca is ranked 12th.
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Pro Plug-in support
Twicca supports an ever-growing list of plugins that extend the apps functionality.
Pro Light on system resources
Can be run even on older Android devices.
Pro Multiple user support
Allows easy switching of accounts withing the app.
Allows color-coding lists and users.
Pro Mute function
Allows hiding a persons tweets from timeline without unfollowing them.
Pro Minimalist design
Twicca removes all the clutter and keeps things clean.
Pro Built-in image viewer
Allows viewing images without having to leave the application.
Pro TweetMarker Support
Pro Embedded Youtube video support
Youtube videos play back within the app.
Pro In-app image viewing
Pictures are overlayed on top the screen and can be pinch-zoomed.
Pro In-app browser
You can follow links and articles without having to leave the application.
Pro Theme support
Light, Dark and Pitch Black themes are available out of the box and you can also download/create other themes.
Pro Talon Pull
A feature called Talon Pull creates a quick-access (from you notification area) pop-out window that shows your timeline. Does not require opening an app and does not show an icon in the status bar.
Pro Real-time notifications
At the expense of more battery consumption you can have notifications pop-up as the events take place.
Pro Native Dashclock Widget support
Dashclock Widget brings advanced features and notifications to your lock screen, including Talon notifications.
Pro Supports 2 users
Allows for easy switching between 2 Twitter accounts.
Pro Powerful filters
Allows for filtering out only videos, pictures or links.
Con Outdated design
Hasn't been updated for years.
Con Battery drain
Depletes battery life.