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Skype For Android App Download Available: Video Calling Awesomeness!

Question asked by Kaustubh Katdare in #Gadgets on Jun 30, 2011
Kaustubh Katdare
Kaustubh Katdare ยท Jun 30, 2011
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Skype of Android is now available for download in the Android Marketplace. Skype officially announced the availability of world's most popular desktop video calling software on Android. Let us give you more good news - Skype for Android works on WiFi & 3G. Note that you are likely to incur additional data charges while using the video conferencing ability over 3G. You may download the software by visiting the Android marketplace or simply visiting https://www.skype.com/m from you mobile device. You may even scan the adjacent QR code.

Skype For Android QR Code

The new Skype For Android app allows you to dial and receive one-to-one to other Skype users on different supported platforms like iPhone, Mac, Windows, Android phones and even TVs. You can also make cheap calls to landline or mobile phone numbers all over the world. You will have to buy the Skype credit first and login with your Skype ID. The Android app also supports SMS to mobile numbers and Skype members all over the world at very cheap rates. Skype's engineers have invested a great deal of efforts in the App and it shows from their improved interface. There's a new main menu that appears on the app which allows you to easily navigate through your contact list, access and update your Skype profile, dial numbers and also check your current Skype credit. There's a mood message box which lets you quickly update how you're feeling and it gets instantly available to everyone in your buddy list.

Skype For Android

The App is currently supported on Android 2.3 and above and obviously, your phone should have a front facing camera. Skype's blog mentions that HTC Desire S, Sony Ericsson Xperia neo, Sony Ericsson Xperia pro and the Google Nexus S are the phones currently supported. The company is promising to roll out support for more phones very soon. Check out following video demo of the new skype app on Android -

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Via: Skype Blog Posted in: #Gadgets

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