Today Skype for Android got a major update. Skype updated its App to 2.6 which brings more stability and many new features. The features include Video and Picture sharing over WI-FI and 3G, and improves both battery life and video quality for Tegra 2 devices which include Motorola Xoom and the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1.
The story doesn’t ends here. Skype has also assured its Android customers that it have added more device to its “Whitelisted” video calling support. Till now the list contains just 17 Devices including the HTC Sensation, the Samsung Galaxy S II, the Sony Ericsson Xperia Play. Before this update and support for video calling could be added to Skype for Android, the users of Skype on iOS were and are enjoying Video calling and many amazing features of Skype. Till this time every Android user could only do voice calls, where as the iOS user could do video calls and voice calls.
Skype is working hard on bringing the great video call quality like iOS on Android. The rest is taken care by the cell phone manufactures regarding the camera they provide. It also matters, if the Android Phone has got a front camera or not in order to do video calls easily.
You can see the Video calling feature in action on Skype for Android in the video below.
You can download Skype’s updated version of Android from the link below:
Download Skype 2.6 for Android from here.