Skype today announced an updated version of its Skype for Android app – Skype for Android 2.0, bringing Skype Video Calling to the currently fastest growing mobile OS1.

With the new version, users will be able to make and receive free2 1-to-1 video calls over Skype between their Android phone and other Skype contacts on the iPhone, Mac, Windows PCs and even TVs3. Skype for Android with video calling works over both Wi-Fi and 3G connections*. Download the Skype app from the Android Market, visit using your phone’s browser

With the new app, you can:

  • Make and receive free Skype one-to-one video calls to other Skype users on the iPhone, Mac, Windows PCs, other Android phones and even TVs**
  • Make great value calls to landlines and mobiles around the world
  • Send SMS messages to friends and family anywhere in the world from your Android device at Skype rates.

To enjoy 2-way video calling on your Android device, it must be running Android Version 2.3 and above with a front-facing camera. Supported handsets right now that allow video calling include the HTC Desire S, Sony Ericsson Xperia neo, Sony Ericsson Xperia pro and the Google Nexus S.


  1. so, sometimes Skype wont let me and my boyfriend talk… He’s got an android and ive got the iphone, its kind of a pain in the ass because he’s in the service and i only see him twice a year as of right now.. and Skype was the best way for us to get in touch.. but other then that its pretty good.

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