Skype adds video calling to latest Android devices

Posted by Raven Lovecraft

Skype has just pushed out the latest version of its official Android app.

This latest update, version 2.1, gives video support to the newest Android devices, which had not previously been able to access the feature.

The new list of Android phones capable of running Skype video calling includes:

- Thunderbolt
- Desire
- Incredible S
- Sensation
- Evo 3D
- Evo 4G
- Galaxy S
- Galaxy S II
- Revolution
- Xperia Play
- Xperia ray
- Xperia mini pro 2

In addition, the following tablets also received video chat support with the new update:

- Flyer
- Galaxy Tab
- Acer A5

Most other Android gadgets with OS version 2.2 or later are already equipped with the ability to run Skype video calling. The feature can be turned on in the app's system settings.

Skype has been on a mobile binge lately, having also recently launched an official high-definition app for the iPad. It wants to become a de facto communication tool for mobile users in addition to its standard PC VoIP market.