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Skype had just updated its version to 2.5 which support 14 new Android devices (tablets and handsets) for video calling VOIP service. Love it or hate it for the same reason, this update will potentially power devices such as Atrix, Bionic, Nexus One, Glaxy Tab 10.1, etc. See the complete list and the press release below.


Skype 2.5 for Android adds more supported handsets and enhanced video experience

Today we are pleased to announce that with Skype 2.5 for Android, we are whitelisting video support for an additional 14 Android devices. This brings the total number of white listed devices for video calling to an exciting 41. Now Skype video calling will also be available by default on several Motorola Devices including the Atrix 2.5 or Xoom 2.5. Download the updated Skype for Android app from the Android Market or Skype.com/m using your Android phone's browser or just scan the QR code below.

With Skype 2.5 for Android, the list of Android devices we've added Skype video support for include:

Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1
HTC Nexus One
HTC Shooter
Sony Ericsson Xperia Live with Walkman
Sony Ericsson Xperia neo V
LG Optimus Black
LG Optimus 3D
LG Optimus 2x
Motorola Photon
Motorola Droid 3
Motorola Bionic
Motorola Xoom
Motorola Atrix
Acer Iconia


For a full list of supported devices for video calling, please visit Android Market.

The Skype 2.5 for Android update also brings you further video enhancements. You can now switch between portrait and landscape mode during video calls, and zoom in with a simple double tap on the screen.

We also improved support for bluetooth headsets and included a number of bug fixes and performance enhancements, which should further boost the user experience of Skype for Android on your phone.

In addition, as with our recent Mac and iOS update, there will be an advertising platform introduced in this new release. Advertising will not be shown to users that have Skype Credit, a Calling or Skype Premium subscription.

If you have any questions or want to leave feedback, please take advantage of the new Skype Support. We hope you enjoy the update!


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