A long missing feature has been added to Sametime 8.5.2. A client for Android devices is now available! There has been an alternative client for a couple of weeks called QuipIM, but I guess everyone has been waiting for the „real“ client, right? Now finally it has arrived. The documentation has been posted on the Sametime Wiki Pages.
I will give it a try in the next couple of days with a detailed comparison to QuipIM and be back with first impressions. So stay tuned.
BTW: There are clients for other mobile platforms as well: