Thursday, September 29, 2011

Skype for Android gets an update, brings new features

Skype for Android is upgraded to version 2.5. The following devices are now whitelisted to make video calls:

  • Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 (T-Mobile)
  • Sony Ericsson Xperia Live with Walkman
  • Sony Ericsson Xperia neo V
  • Acer Iconia Tablet (A500)
  • LG Optimus Black LANDSCAPE ONLY
  • LG Optimus 2x LANDSCAPE ONLY
  • Motorola Photon
  •  Motorola Droid3 LANDSCAPE ONLY
  • Motorola Bionic LANDSCAPE ONLY
  •  Motorola Xoom
  • Motorola Atrix
Some devices will now support both landscape and portrait style video call screen. Free version of Skype will now display ads while Skype Premium subscription will give ads-free experience. Other notable features include
  • Better support for bluetooth headsets
  • Edit and delete IM messages
  • Double-tap to zoom on video.
Let me round this off with a video from Skype:

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