The SKYPE101 Skype WiFi Phone is completely self-contained, and enables Skype calling anywhere within range of a WiFi network. All a user needs to do is enter his or her Skype user name and password.
Preliminary specs show the phone having an 802.11b/g radio and supporting WEP 64 and 128 bit encryption, but neither WPA nor WPA2 wireless security. Talk time is spec’d at 3 hours and standby time is 50 hours.
Pricing and availability were not announced but were said to “planned for the first quarter of 2006.”