Skype Adds Two-Way Video Calling for 17 More Android Devices
Skype has announced its Android app will now support two-way video calling on 17 more Android devices.
Previously, video calling was available on only four Android phones. Version 2.1 of Skype's software adds compatibility for the following phones and tablets:
- Acer A5
- HTC Desire (2.2)
- HTC Desire HD
- HTC Evo 3D
- HTC Evo 4G
- HTC Flyer
- HTC Incredible S
- HTC Sensation
- HTC Thunderbolt – Verizon (Android 2.2; U.S. only)
- LG Revolution – Verizon (Android 2.2; U.S. only)
- Samsung Droid Charge – Verizon (Android2.2; U.S. only)
- Samsung Galaxy S
- Samsung Galaxy S II
- Samsung Galaxy Tab
- Sony Ericsson Xperia mini pro
- Sony Ericsson Xperia PLAY
- Sony Ericsson Xperia ray
Owners must have a phone or tablet that runs Android 2.2 or Android 2.3 Gingerbread. Android 2.2 activates only the rear camera; to use the front-facing camera for true face-to-face video calls , the phone will need to run Android 2.3 Gingerbread.
The Skype app will make calls over Wi-Fi or 3G network connections and is available in the Android Market.