Skype App for Android updated to V2.1; brings Video calling to More Android Devices
After an update for Skype Android App for video calling a month ago, the company has released an another update to support video calling on more Android devices. The updated app landed today and there aren’t many changes to the app other than the official addition of more smartphones with video calling support.
The new version of the App is 126.96.36.199 and you can download it right now from Android Market for free. First time the update launched in june, it supported only Samsung Google Nexus S, Sony Ericsson Xperia neo, Sony Ericsson Xperia pro, and HTC Desire S. With this update the list of supported device include Samsung Galaxy S II, Samsung Galaxy S, Samsung Droid Charge – Verizon, Samsung Galaxy Tab, HTC Desire (2.2), HTC Thunderbolt – Verizon, HTC Sensation, HTC Evo 4G, HTC Evo 3D, HTC Incredible S, HTC Desire HD, HTC Flyer, LG Revolution – Verizon (2.2), Sony Ericsson Xperia PLAY, Sony Ericsson Xperia ray, Sony Ericsson Xperia mini pro, and the Acer A5.
One thing to note that if you are using a Smartphone which is not in the list and running on Android 2.2 Froyo or higher, may be be able to activate the video call from the Skype Settingsm but according to Skype, the video quality might not be as good as an officially supported device. Check out the Video below and drop your comment in the box.
[youtube width=”500″ height=”344″]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=txiAJt8DmTs