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Skype For Android Updated

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Skype video calling feature was recently(June) launched on Android but initially it was supported only few Android devices. Majority of Android users were thinking when they would get this video calling functionality. So finally after alot of wait skype has released its update to add more devices. This has increased the total number devices supported to updated version is 21. In order to get this update you will need to be on Android 2.3 Gingerbread. However, most of them have already been updated on Gingerbread whereas others were launched with it. All those devices which are currently running Android 2.2 (Froyo) will only be able to access the back camera because front facing camera access is only available on running Android 2.3 Gingerbread or higher devices.

Skype offical website says:

List of all Android devices which already supported Skype video calling and those which are included in this update.

These handsets already support video calling
Samsung Google Nexus S
Sony Ericsson Xperia Neo
Sony Ericsson Xperia Pro
HTC Desire S

Video calling is now available on the following Android devices:
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
Acer A5

However, if you don’t find your Android phone is in above mentioned supported list then you need to wait for next update.

You can download the updated Skype version from Android Market

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  • Jamenson Truffel

    Very well worded thanks for the info.

    • Asif Bokhari

      Thanks for your feedback Jamenson. Keeping following Koolmobile.net for latest updates

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